ACCOUNT ADMINISTRATOR

TEG JOB DESCRIPTION

 

REPORTS TO: 

Special Projects Manager and Account Managers

JOB SUMMARY

This contract position at The Ehrhardt Group (TEG) is intended to provide entry-level experience in the administration and day-to-day operations of a public relations agency. The Account Administrator position is responsible for providing entry-level support for multiple account teams including ownership of clip and coverage reports, media list development, media interaction, special projects support and other duties in the daily servicing of client accounts, with greater independence and proficiency than interns.

PROFESSIONAL ATTRIBUTES/CAPABILITIES

AAs at TEG must be able to:

  • Interact professionally with clients and agency leadership
  • Communicate clearly with supervisors
  • Take direction well
  • Function well in a team environment
  • Desire to exceed expectations in designated role
  • Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Understand internal TEG philosophy and administrative approach
  • Possess strong organizational, time management and research skills
  • Demonstrate initiative, attention to detail and dedication to quality
  • Be proficient with AP style
  • Possess an interest in the economic and cultural framework of New Orleans, the Mississippi Gulf Coast and the Gulf South
  • Possess an interest in social media and digital communications, and digital trends that may be important to TEG clients
  • Keep abreast of emerging strategies and tactics in the industry as well as local approaches in Louisiana and the Gulf Coast

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop basic media relations skills including (but not limited to) media material development and distribution, media pitching, interview coordination and on-site media assistance
  • Prepare and manage media lists, and assist media on regular basis
  • Master various databases and dissemination methods (traditional and emerging)
  • Provide special event services including (but not limited to) invitation list development, RSVP management, logistics coordination, and on-site set-up and breakdown
  • Draft and execute event flow charts, agendas and checklists
  • Craft social media content and interact with digital audiences on behalf of TEG clients
  • Research assigned issues, clients, client competitors, news stories, media representatives and outlets
  • Regularly monitor media (traditional and emerging) for industry trends and share with appropriate TEG account teams
  • Manage vendors in production design, timelines and estimates for photography, advertising and collateral materials
  • Track expenses and hours of programs/projects
  • Collaborate with account team to develop concepts, strategies and tactics for PR plans and campaigns
  • Participate in special projects and activities, as assigned
  • Meet internal and external deadlines

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in liberal arts, business or related discipline
  • At least one year of PR internship experience, agency environment preferred

To apply, send cover letter and resumes to info@theehrhardtgroup.com.