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  • Eicoff - Account Coordinator

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    Requisition ID
    2018-3909
    Location
    US-IL-Chicago
    Department
    Account
  • Overview

    Eicoff is a full-service advertising agency and division of Ogilvy & Mather focused on direct response broadcast media.  Founded in 1958 by Alvin Eicoff and located downtown Chicago on Michigan Ave. Our specialty is providing media, creative and consulting services related to short-form direct response television.  We pride ourselves in fostering a positive work/life balance.

    Responsibilities

    This is a junior position on the Client Services team that exposes all aspects of account management for future professional growth.  This is not an administrative position; the candidate should be prepared to have client contact (phone, email).  The ideal candidate for this position should show an interest in all aspects of marketing and an ambition for contributing to growing clients’ business through their advertising campaigns.  The AC will be expected to work independently as well as part of a team, as this position is highly collaborative.

     

    An Account Coordinator at Eicoff can expect to learn about and grow in key areas of marketing/business, such as:

    • Media campaign management – TV & digital video
    • Strategy – research & analysis of industry trends, competitive data, etc.
    • Relationship management – clients & internal teams
    • Creative production
    • Operational logistics of a major advertising agency

    Specific duties in this role include (but are not limited to):

    • Gathering and analysis of regularly updated competitive media spend and creative occurrences
    • Monitoring relevant social media, industry news and trade publications
    • Design and development of client presentations
    • Participation in weekly client results calls and active participation in quarterly review meetings
    • Assisting with the production process of new DRTV commercials and editorial projects of existing spots
    • Management of the financial tracking of and calendar for union talent payments
    • Monthly tracking of client invoice summaries and submission

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree; internship in relevant industry a plus
    • Exceptional organization and attention to detail
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
    • An eagerness to learn and ability to pick up new programs and concepts quickly
    • Enthusiasm, diplomacy and proactive thinking
    • Strong research skills using multiple resources
    • Ability to manipulate numbers to identify key learnings and trends
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint

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