Account Coordinator

BIGfish Communications is a boutique agency based in Boston that provides public relations and corporate communications services to disruptive brands and companies. We help our clients redefine industries through thoughtful storytelling and strategic campaigns. Our clients range from major corporations like Amazon’s Ring and 3D printing unicorn Formlabs, to leading tech startups in the autonomous vehicle and consumer electronics industries. The BIGfish team works closely together to brainstorm, collaborate, and deliver exceptional results for our clients.

We offer a flexible work-life balance, hybrid work environment and fun perks, including generous vacation days, TSA pre-check, monthly team lunches, gym membership and cell phone reimbursements, and an office complete with bottomless coffee and tea and a private roof deck overlooking Boston. As a boutique firm, we value each and every employee and give them the opportunity to make an impact for our clients, advance their careers, and focus on the areas of the business they are most interested in.

About the candidate

BIGfish is seeking an ambitious, detail-oriented, strategic thinker to act as Account Coordinator for several of our firm’s PR clients. This person should have:

  • A public relations or communications degree.
  • An interest in working with technology and consumer clients.
  • The desire to be a part of a fast-moving, collaborative, small team.

About the job

The Account Coordinator plays an important role in supporting the account team in the execution of strategic PR programs. This person will primarily focus on executing creative PR and corporate communication campaigns on behalf of BIGfish clients. 

Job type: Full-time
Education: Bachelor’s degree
Experience: 0-2 years
Travel: Rare
Reports to: Senior Account Manager

The Account Coordinator plays an important role in supporting the account management team by planning and executing public relations and social media campaigns and managing client needs.

Job type: Full-time, on-site
Education: Bachelor’s degree
Experience: 0-2 years
Travel: Rare
Reports to: Account Director

Responsibilities

Public Relations

  • Developing media lists for client announcements and press outreach
  • Writing press releases, newsletters and media materials on behalf of clients
  • Securing print and online coverage for clients through targeted media outreach
  • Tracking all press coverage, clipping press hits and creating monthly press coverage reports
  • Creating and maintaining events/awards/speaking engagement calendars for clients
  • Researching industry trends and staying up-to-date on current events and news to keep clients relevant in the press

Account Coordination

  • Preparing meeting schedules and call agendas for clients, taking notes and reporting on next steps from meetings
  • Overseeing interns and providing feedback on intern projects
  • Providing recommendations on how to improve ongoing campaigns and projects
  • Updating BIGfish’s social media profiles and blog
  • Supporting account management team with additional tasks as needed

Required Skills

  • Excellent communicator
  • Skilled writer
  • Social media savvy
  • Extremely organized
  • Professional demeanor
  • Eagerness to learn
  • Proficient multitasker
  • Resourcefulness
  • Drive to succeed
  • Attention to detail
  • Leadership qualities
  • Fast learner
  • Efficient worker