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Account Coordinator

Full-time position with Kick in Minneapolis
Job posted May 13, 2024

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About The Role

ROLE
Entry-level account service role within our creative agency, providing day-to-day support to account leader on specified accounts, and to broader teams —creative, digital, strategy. This client service role involves support on projects from inception to implementation — managing project details and deliverables, helping to manage budgets, creating efficiencies and optimization of projects and team and client communications.

REPORT TO Account Supervisor/Director

EMPLOYMENT DETAILS
– full-time, exempt
– in-office role, with some flexibility
– year-round summer hour Fridays (off at 1:00pm on Fridays unless meetings/workload requires different)
– medical insurance (premium 80% paid by Kick) + ability to opt in to voluntary dental insurance
– 401k plan (eligible after 6 months of employment)
– yearly profit sharing and 3% safe harbor guarantee, when eligible for 401k
– short-term and long-term disability insurance coverage
– Apple agency, Microsoft & Adobe software

RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Support supervisor
– Demonstrating competency, show you can take tasks off of their desk and deliver
2. Team communications
– Internal meeting project status notes/reports
– When mastery shown, expand into client call reports and tactic status updates
3. Client mastery
– Dig in deep and understand all aspects of a client’s business
– Understand business goals and objectives
– Competitive landscape audits
– Understand role of research and different types
– Marketplace shifts and implications
– Learn & understand clients’ audiences
– Understand client budget reporting needs
4. Agency mastery
– Understand and learn brand + communications strategy from supervisor
– Understand and learn tactic differences and how to implement/activate
– Help supervisor build project scope and estimate documents
– Help build “Creative Briefs” with supervisor — learning format and filling in specific sections
– Build “Job Form” direction for supervisor approval, share with team
– Understand what timing a project/tactic takes — developing timelines
– Understand deliverable expectations — client due dates, material close dates, printer timelines, proof reviews, proofing, etc.
– Wrangle and own details for a project, gather client assets, share with team, help manage on server
5. Develop internal team relationships
– Build team trust and confidence in capabilities
– Help broader team’s needs be communicated to supervisor and possibly client
6. Develop client relationships
– Communicate with clients on specific project details
– Show mastery of the details to give clients confidence in abilities
– With mastery, bigger communications opportunities with client given
7. Listening, learning, supporting, client service
8. Meet expectations & exceed them
9. Bring joy and delight to the team
10. Help further Kick’s business (office delight, social, new biz, etc.)

SKILLS
• organizational and multitasking skills
• strong written, verbal and timely communicator
• detail oriented
• ability to listen and follow direction well
• ability to problem solve
• initiative and a self-starter coming with ideas
• proactive and prepared for self and team
• efficiency seeker helping to streamline processes
• curiosity with a desire learn about the client businesses, agency processes and business
• professionalism
• collaborator — able to work effectively with clients, team members, 3rd parties

QUALIFICATIONS
• bachelor’s degree or equivalent industry experience
• 6mo-1yr+ of agency or relevant experience

AT KICK…
We elevate brands from start to future. We believe in smart and in delightful. We create branding experiences that transform and create results — from identities and packaging to websites and multichannel campaigns. Simply put, we wow customers. And that thrills clients. Team Kick is comprised of strategic, creative, analytical, service-oriented people that love the work we do. Our passions enrich every client relationship — and our passions run the gamut. We’re bookworms and outdoors adventurers. We’re proud animal lovers, community volunteers, parents, snackers and foodies. Most importantly, we’re quick to laugh and find joy in the work we do.

LOCATION
911 West 50th Street, Minneapolis MN 55419
kickmpls.com


 

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