General information

Agency: Initiative

Job Function: Client Services

Location: Los Angeles, United States

Job Ref#: 13709

Description & Requirements

Position Summary

The Account Coordinator, Client Advice and Management primarily supports the Managing Director and Group Director across all aspects of account management and oversight. The Account Coordinator will also get exposure to a variety of research, media planning, analysis, and organizational projects while interacting with various members of the media and analytics team. This position is essential in the tactical management of the department and requires an individual that works well in a team-based, fast paced, detail-oriented environment. The successful Account Coordinator is resourceful and demonstrates the initiative to participate in advanced projects. The Account Coordinator position is training-intensive. Aptitude for learning new skills and procedures is essential. The Account Coordinator is expected to be a curious, active participant and is encouraged to contribute ideas and insights for surprising results for our clients.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide administrative support (meeting notes/task tracking, calendars, organization) for Managing Director & Group Director
  • Maintain client and team contact lists
  • Maintain standing meeting and vacation calendars
  • Set up and book conference rooms for meetings; tidy up afterwards if necessary
  • Project management outlines and facilitation of follow ups
  • Assist in POVs and research projects
  • Assist in the development of media strategies and plans, points-of-view, research projects, and other miscellaneous planning projects; 
  • Be current on upcoming media trends and subscribe virtually to all trades
  • Manage his/her daily duties, ensuring accuracy and timeliness of all documents, with the assistance of management
  • Assist team members with other projects as needed

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Media/advertising or related internship experience strongly preferred
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Must be detail-oriented with excellent follow-through skills
  • Ability to learn quickly, work well under pressure, and have a positive 'can-do' attitude
  • Proven ability to handle multiple priorities/tasks
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Teams and Slack collaboration tools

Wage and Benefits

We offer a Total Rewards package that includes medical and dental coverage, 401(k) plans, flex spending, life insurance, disability, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and paid family benefits to support you and your family. To give you the ability to better meet your personal needs, and in support of your physical and emotional well-being, you will receive discretionary time off days and company-wide Appreciation Weeks and Wellness Days.

We also offer a competitive Total Compensation package, including a competitive salary and eligibility for an annual discretionary incentive award or a relevant incentive award.

The salary range for this position is $50,000 to $50,000.  Where an employee or prospective employee is paid within this range will depend on, among other factors, actual ranges for current/former employees in the subject position, market considerations, budgetary considerations, tenure and standing with the Company (applicable to current employees), as well as the employee’s/applicant’s skill set, level of experience, and qualifications.  

Minimum Salary

50,000

Maximum Salary

50,000

Employment Transparency

It is the policy of Mediabrands, division of the Interpublic group, to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, creed, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, citizenship, genetic information, veteran status, disability, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

The employer will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the American with Disabilities Act of 1990. The job description will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity. Essential and other job functions are subject to modification. Reasonable accommodations may be provided to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

For applicants to jobs in the United States: In compliance with the current Americans with Disabilities Act and state and local laws, if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position with Mediabrands, please email accommodation@mbww.com.

About Us

Initiative is different to other media agencies.
We are not trapped by a legacy structure primarily centered on paid advertising. Instead, we are liberated by a new world structure designed to deliver highly differentiated and highly effective communications strategies for our clients.
We are the world’s fastest growing media agency built upon the strongest strategic capability of any agency in the market. Core to this strategic proposition is the belief that the faster a brand can move through culture the more relevant it can become.
We call this Cultural Velocity ™.
Our process is designed to create ideas that move through culture through unique insight, market leading analytics and strategic media brilliance.
Our new world model is comprised of “craft centers” – Client Advice and Management, Strategy, Communications Design, Partnership and Culture, Insights & Analytics.