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Paragon Marketing Group, FT Project Coordinator


Job Description
Job Title: Project Coordinator
Reports To: Account Coordinators
Date Position Opens: March 1, 2017
Term: Date of Hire through TBD date
Hours: 40 hours per week

Responsible for assisting in the activities and operations of Paragon’s account team as they relate to Paragon’s clients’ marketing and promotional initiatives, as well as providing general assistance and support to account management initiatives with respect to assigned accounts.

Essential responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Arrange and coordinate travel schedules and reservations
• Coordinate and arrange meetings, prepare agendas, reserve and prepare facilities, and record and transcribe meeting summaries
• Assist in account team meetings, brainstorming sessions and research for program efficiencies
• Compose routine account team correspondence
• Provide support for comprehensive end-of-year or program analysis
• Aid in management of client budget(s)
• Facilitate the development and execution of activation strategies, plans, and activities
• Conduct research in needed areas and/or for new opportunities
• Assist with the evaluation of renewal contracts and new relationships
• Contribute to team spirit on the account team including contact with client(s)
• Assist Paragon management in the implementation of Paragon goals and objectives, including new business development
• Take an active role in protecting and maintaining a healthy culture at Paragon
• Perform other duties as assigned by Paragon Management
Essential work skills and qualifications include, but are not limited to, the following:
Interest in:
• Principles and practices of corporate sponsorship consulting and/or event marketing
Ability to:
• Communicate clearly and concisely, including oral, written and audio/visual presentations
• Display sound organizational skills and computer literacy
• Prioritize, organize, and manage multiple projects
• Demonstrate strong people skills
• Analyze and assess programs, initiatives, policies, and needs and make appropriate adjustments
• Aid company and client goals, objectives, and procedures
• Follow directions and meet deadlines
• Respond to new opportunities and adapt quickly to shifting conditions
• Exhibit a professional demeanor and compelling customer service attitude
• Display a high level of energy and dependable, strong work ethic

Internship experience in marketing industry preferred
Senior undergraduate status or Bachelor’s degree preferably in the field of marketing, advertising, sports management, or business
Standing and sitting for prolonged periods of time; occasional lifting of light to moderate weight objects
Occasional local and domestic travel, extending into nights and weekends
* Compliance with Paragon’s drug and alcohol policy is a condition of employment and may require testing in accordance with applicable law



Posted on March 9, 2017 by .
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