Public Relations Account Coordinator

Company: 
The Hoffman Agency
City: 
San Jose
State: 
CA
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Greatness begins with a single step in the right direction. 
    
   You’re ready to start your career in PR, and you want to make sure you find the right place to nurture your ambitions. You want have fun and to make sure your voice is heard. 
    
   The Hoffman Agency is an international public relations and integrated marketing communications company that crafts stories to build brands. 
    
   We are seeking intelligent and ambitious account coordinators with a passion for storytelling, learning and a commitment to excellence. Must have a sense of humor and appetite for working in a positive team environment. 
    
   If you like where the story is leading, read on. 
    
   The Plot Thickens: Job Description 
    
   The account coordinator plays a key role in providing support to the client and account 
   servicing teams. The Hoffman Agency provides a one-year training program for all ACs. 
    
   • Media monitoring: Scan for client media coverage and compile media coverage reports to provide to clients 
   • Speaking and awards: Create and update yearly calendars with speaking and awards opportunities, pull together abstracts and awards submission drafts, and submit the abstracts to nominate the company or product 
   • Media relations: Monitor editorial opportunities and flag them to the team, research media contacts, compile media contact lists for pitching and create reporter briefing sheets 
   • Social media: Research for and draft content to submit to client social media platforms 
   • New business: Pull together preliminary research to contribute to new business pitches 
   • Draft press releases 
   • Write media pitches and reach out to reporters with pitching content 
   • Create PowerPoint presentations for client speaking programs 
   • Compile monthly metrics reports and end-of-the-month reports for client billing purposes 
    
   Attributes of the Protagonist (That’s You) 
    Critical thinking 
    Accountability 
    Creativity 
    Curiosity 
    Fearlessness (of market complexity) 
    Initiative 
    SENSE OF HUMOUR 
    Teamwork 
    Organization 
    
   The Hero’s Background: Qualifications 
    Great research skills 
    A working knowledge of Microsoft Windows 7/8.1 and Microsoft Office 2010/2013 which includes Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint 
    Bachelor’s degree in Business, PR/Advertising, Communications or Journalism 
    Possession of a leadership role in any extracurricular activity 

 

Schedule 
   Full-time 

Salary/compensation 
   Dependent on experience 

Worksite location (list city and state) 
   San Jose, CA 

Application deadline 
   Open until filled

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Send a resume and cover letter to Brenda Foster at bfoster@hoffman.com