KGB Dots

Public Relations Account Coordinator – Houston

About Us

Entrepreneurial spark. Insatiable curiosity. That’s what drives the public relations, advertising and public affairs professionals who make up KGBTexas Communications. It’s in our DNA.

Everyone on our team is insatiably curious. We’re passionate about creating ideas that reach the people our clients want to connect with, and then moving those ideas into action to have positive consequence in the community. We’re good at asking why, and even better at asking why not. That attitude has taken us far and allowed us to create successful and long-lasting partnerships with our clients, our communities and ourselves. It’s why we do what we do.

Our Culture

We’re proud of our agency’s culture, and we live and breathe our values at work and beyond. And while we work hard, we care harder. We care for each other as individuals as well as colleagues. What’s more, we care about our community. So much so that we created KGBCares, an initiative through which we support nonprofit agencies and initiatives that help bring about positive change.

Our Values

Bold: Change agent; exhibits confidence; shows courage to take action; willing to challenge status quo.

Entrepreneurial: Takes ownership and pride; willing to take risks; looks for and takes advantage of opportunities.

Strategic: Change management; quality management; delegation; visionary leadership; managing people.

Curious: Asks why; seeks knowledge; looks for ways to improve performance; gathers and analyzes information.

Our Opportunity

Job Title: Account Coordinator

Job Location: Houston, TX 77005

Relocation Expense: No

Reports To: Account Supervisor

Role Summary: Supports account teams in creating and executing client communication initiatives.

Essential Duties:

  • Support account team leaders in implementing clients’ public relations and public affairs goals, strategies and tactics and in managing daily client activities and contact as needed.
  • Support account team leaders through development of press materials, research and press monitoring.
  • Prepare and distribute internal and external communications materials as needed including meeting reports, billing summaries, coverage reports and other similar materials.
  • Manage reporting of results through daily monitoring and tracking of coverage, preparing monthly and quarterly reports and other similar activities.
  • Support event coordination including planning assistance, scheduling, event set-up and breakdown and other similar activities.
  • Assist in researching and pursuing speaking opportunities, award nominations and community involvement opportunities.
  • Assist in developing, pursuing and managing promotional opportunities, partnerships, sponsorships and donations.
  • Assist with new business development activities, including research, creation of collateral materials and presentations and other activities as needed.
  • Research industry trends, current events and other topics of interest to provide recommendations and support decision making.
  • Identify speaking, editorial and other visibility opportunities for account teams as well as leadership and support pitching / correspondence to secure them.
  • Maintain updated contact lists, including media and public officials.
  • Support and participate in team-building activities as appropriate.
  • Manage time entry on a daily basis.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Office Administrative Duties:

  • Provide admin support to senior leadership as needed, including scheduling of meetings, coordinating deliveries/office supplies, managing subscriptions and other similar activities.
  • Greet guests and help with management of daily office activities.
  • Assist in maintenance of administrative systems and office equipment.
  • Manage and maintain general office files.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in public relations, advertising or a related subject from an accredited four-year college or university.
  • Interest and experience in public relations, advertising, communications, digital and social media, or a combination thereof.
  • Must have strong writing skills and attention to detail.
  • Class C driver’s license

If you like the sound of our philosophy, we’d like to hear from you.

Send a resume and cover letter to careers@kgbtexas.com or click here to access the online submission form.

 

 

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