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Account Coordinator

Strategy | New Haven, CT | Full Time

Job Description

Position: Account Coordinator

A little about us:
We’re a digital-first creative agency. A lean force of brand strategists, creative technologists, and digital artisans. All of the meaty parts with none of the fat. We work with world-class brands and businesses to transform the way they attract, engage and retain customers. DS is the place where ideas and execution come together. A tight-knit crew that digs deep, dreams big, and stops at nothing in the pursuit of making things happen. Our team is fueled by passion and curiosity, constantly evolving to meet the needs of our clients.

Job Description:
The Account Coordinator works directly with members of the Account Team (Account Executives, Account Directors) and Creative Teams (designers, strategists, developers) and clients to deliver marketing and advertising programs.

Proficiency in the following:

  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Email étiquette - brief, comprehensive composition
  • Manage projects from creative brief through delivery, working alongside copywriters, designers, developers, and strategists
  • Create project timelines and hold team accountable to them
  • Build a strong relationship with client, understand their brand and their needs, be able to translate those to the team in a detailed brief
  • Create weekly status reports and other client reports as needed
  • Assist with strategy, facilitate team meetings
  • Social media savvy - participates in a variety of social media and understands the effectiveness of each for brand marketing
  • Assist Account Team with scheduling, community management, asset creation and reporting for B2B and B2C clients
  • Great research skills - online and on phone


Personal qualities

  • Knows how to be friendly, without being familiar
  • Warm and approachable personality
  • Overachiever
  • Curious, asks insightful questions
  • Digs for great primary source materials when researching
  • Great instincts
  • Creative Problem-solver
  • Empathic


Qualifications

  • 4-year degree in marketing communications or related field, with Dean's list performance
  • 1-2 years work experience in an office or fast-paced setting
  • Knows the difference between their, there, and they're
  • Experience managing others in school or volunteer organizations
  • Customer service experience - retail, restaurant, social media
  • Understands the demands of a deadline driven business