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Freelance Account Coordinator


May 14, 2019

Chicago, IL


Agent: Ilana B.

Job #: 147614

Job Description

Are you a team player with a great attitude looking for that perfect opportunity to start their career in design/advertising? We've got an AMAZING role for you!

Vitamin T is partnering with a global design company that focuses in packaging looking for an Account Coordinator is excited to jump-start their career in advertising with a great role starting ASAP! We're looking for someone with creative energy who wants to grow and thrive. 

Job Responsibilites:

  • Serves as the main day-to-day contact on current projects for clients, suppliers, external partners, and the Account Team and provides timely responses to all inquiries. 
  • Participates in meetings with existing clients and internal teams to identify adequate new services/offerings to meet clients’ evolving needs as required. 
  • Ensures high quality standards in all client deliverables. 
  • Coordinates client-specific projects throughout the lifecycle, including estimate creation, selection of appropriate projects and sub-projects, assignment of resources, monitoring project progress, and generation of the client/project invoice. 
  • Translates client requests and requirements into detailed, and sometimes technical, instructions for project teams. 
  • Partners with the client, the Account Team, and project teams to resolve identified project issues. 
  • Ensures accurate and timely invoices are generated by maintaining correct project details and supporting evidence, including change orders and rework, throughout the project lifecycle. 
  • Initiates new data item requests utilizing the Master Data Management (MDM) process and guidelines to ensure accurate client, project, and financial details are available in the system. 
  • Partners with Client Integration and the Account Team to ensure a smooth transition for new clients; attend pre-integration and planning meetings as needed. 
  • Supports profitability efforts by focusing on the efficient, accurate, and timely coordination of the assigned project activities. 
  • Supports the development of innovative proposals to capture both account growth and new business opportunities. 
  • Works with account executives to coordinate copy and proofs. 
  • Additional duties as assigned. 

Qualifications / Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Business, Graphic Arts, Advertising or related field 
  • High degree of proficiency MS Office Suite, Outlook & Internet applications 
  • Basic understanding of effective Creative Design practices, trends, techniques, and processes across one or more touchpoints or mediums (e.g. packaging, in-store, online, mobile, print, direct) 
  • Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, presentation, budgeting, project management (from conception to completion), & planning skills 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills (including analysis, interpretation, & reasoning) 
  • Solid understanding and application of mathematical concepts 
  • Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues across the organization, as well as, internal and external clients 
  • Ability to work well autonomously and within a team in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment. 
  • Ability to work with and influence peers and senior management 
  • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting 
  • Ability to work overtime as necessary


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