WE Worldwide is seeking self-starter Account Coordinator to join its growing Healthcare Team in Boston.

Job Title Account Coordinator
Category Public Relations
Location Boston (Downtown)
Contact Person Heather Swick
Contact Email hswick@we-worldwide.com
Website Address https://www.we-worldwide.com/
Company WE Worldwide
Description:

WE Worldwide’s Healthcare Sector continues its expansion and track record of impressive year over year growth. With a 360 degree perspective on the healthcare industry, we provide a breadth of communications services to clients across sectors including medical devices, pharmaceuticals, biopharma, healthcare IT and consumer health products. We develop innovative programs that reach and influence physicians, advocates, patients, regulators, policy makers, payors and the public at large.

Currently, we have an opening for an account coordinator to join our team in Boston. We are looking for a self-starter who is brimming with creative ideas, energy, and a passion for healthcare and for learning new skills. This is a terrific opportunity for a professional team player who wants to hone their skills in integrated communications including research, message development, media relations, coverage tracking, writing and digital/social media management.

This position is ideal for someone who is curious and eager to learn, interested in healthcare, and motivated by the prospect of tackling a diverse mix of account work.

Responsibilities:

Media Influencer Engagement

  • Research and track global healthcare trends
  • Research media/influencer & issues landscape
  • Create & update media/influencer lists including social profiles
  • Start to engage with secondary media influencers
  • Support reactive requests
  • Assist in creation of outreach materials including pitch emails & social media content (e.g., tweets)

Digital & Social Media Acumen

  • Monitor social media profiles and conversations relevant to client’s industry
  • Increase knowledge of social & digital technologies
  • Read industry news & test platforms with personal accounts whenever possible
  • Assist in drafting social media content for agency-managed client accounts

Client Engagement

  • Draft & coordinate production of internal & external materials
  • Coordinate projects (setting up meetings, capturing action items, updating status reports)
  • Assist with logistics for client events, projects, and announcements
  • Build understanding of client business
  • Monitor & report global competitive & industry coverage, social media, opportunities & relevant issue developments

Business Acumen & Strategic Thinking

  • Ability to prioritize & manage time including accurate time entry
  • Flexibility to move in different directions as needed
  • Begin developing point of view
  • Learn business basics, e.g., managing a high volume of email, escalating issues early

New Business Development

  • Become familiar with WE’s capabilities across the agency including sectors and service offerings

People Leadership

  • Take accountability for role on projects
  • Demonstrate ability to give/accept feedback
  • Model agency values
Qualifications:
  • Typically 0-1 year of professional or internship experience
  • Proficiency in computers & standard office applications (Microsoft Office is preferred)
  • Comfortable with integrated communication principles
  • Understand the role of the media
  • High level of initiative
  • Strong organizational skills & ability to multi-task, work in a team environment, and meet deadlines
  • Bachelor’s degree or above (preferred in Communications, Journalism, Marketing, English or related field – but not required)