Account Coordinator

  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Category:
    Account Services - Account Service Management
  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Job Code:

Account Coordinator


Paladin is hiring a Direct Hire Account Coordinator to implement strategies and deliver successful outcomes that align with big picture goals.   The ideal candidate will have 6 months to 2 years of relative public relations experience.


  • Strong ability to identify newsworthy story angles, craft enticing pitches, conduct targeted outreach and secure national, local, and regional, and social media placements
  • Demonstrate account management skills and assist account teams in maintaining daily client/partner contact communication
  • Collaborate with account teams to continuously generate smart ideas, pursue a facet of opportunities and draft thoughtful overview documents, media target lists and program recaps
  • Actively participate in program implementation and tactical execution
  • Support account teams in developing all-encompassing PR programs and provide strategic insight to align with client’s big picture goals
  • Manage special event logistics and oversee execution from start to finish, while also maintaining vendor relationships, developing documents (run of shows, timelines, shot lists, talking points, media alerts) and tracking expenses
  • Monitor traditional and social media outlets for client coverage
  • Stay informed on industry news and trends to regularly communicate key insights and opportunities for both the agency and clients
  • Must be able to anticipate client and team needs, flag potential issues, multi-task, meet deadlines and proactively offer solutions    
  • Foster open communication and encourage teamwork to achieve a common goal, while always upholding the company’s core values (kindness, passion, creativity, integrity and hustle)
  • Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, journalism or related field
  • 6 months to 2 years professional experience (beyond internship)
  • Skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Work Hours

    Monday-Friday, 8-5

    Flexible work environment, possibility of hybrid remote


    If you are interested in hearing more about this opportunity, please apply today (word doc resumes preferred) and send your resume over to! If this isn’t the right fit but you are on the lookout for your next marketing or creative opportunity, please send your resume and 3-4 bullet points highlighting your skillset to

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