+ Account Coordinator

At Forefront Networks we produce large-scale public events, intimate private events, and provide comprehensive event services to corporate clients. We are currently looking for a high energy administrative and sales minded professional to join our team as an Account Coordinator. As the Account Coordinator you are responsible for supporting Account Directors and the Corporate Partnerships Team to achieve success with clients and the overall sales process. Examples of the events you will work on include: The Trail of Lights in Austin, TX, Live in the Vineyard and Live in the Vineyard Goes Country in Napa Valley, CA, and Keep Austin Weird Presents: The Twist ‘N Snap Crawfish Boil in Austin, TX to name a few.

Account Coordinator

1-3 years administrative or sales experience

Based in Austin, TX

Reporting to the Account Directors of Foreront’s Corporate Partnerships Team, the Account Coordinator will work alongside Account Directors to help plan and manage various account activities while interfacing with other teams including marketing, finance, events, creative, and experiences. This role requires great organizational skills, tool proficiency, charisma, salesmanship, strategic thinking, problem solving, teamwork, discipline, financial acumen, hustle, grit, and thoughtful creativity.

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Sales & Fulfillment Support

  • Attend client meetings with Account Directors as requested
  • Recap meetings and distribute updates to internal teams
  • Support Account Directors in keeping CRMs up to date
  • Support Account Directors in keeping account plans up to date
  • Conduct various research exercises related to account growth
  • Modify and ready proposal and recap decks for presentation
  • Support contracting workflows
  • Ensure sponsorship & hospitality benefits are properly communicated across teams
  • Support fulfillment workflows & fulfillment teams
  • Support internal communication within team and across teams ensuring all relevant parties have current information
  • Support account forecasting, sales planning, and related reporting
  • Learn the sales cycle and selling process and contribute to client pitches and sales initiatives
  • Support Account Directors in internal meetings including client service projects and other project meetings
  • Identify process improvement and efficiency opportunities
  • Manage account budgets and reporting to managers regularly on budget issues
  • Create work schedules and project plans to meet deadlines

Qualifications

  • Proven track record of success in an administrative or sales role
  • Experience working in an environment where administrative coordination is critical to success
  • A passion for sales and goal achievement
  • 1-3 years administrative or sales experience
  • Ability to successfully task manage and complete all assignments
  • Experience prospecting companies to identify connection and engagement opportunities
  • Ability to communicate at various levels of an organization
  • Be meticulous with details
  • Have excellent presentation, written and verbal communication skills
  • Be flexible and enjoy working with people
  • Effective time management skills, with strong organization and prioritization abilities
  • Familiarity with Salesforce, lead flow, account management, pipeline and forecasting
  • Strong knowledge of PC software programs, specifically Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point
  • Four year degree in Business, Communication or Marketing required
  • Attention to detail to ensure clients receive the correct advice and support
  • Problem-solving skills to help clients who may experience issues

Personal Attributes

  • Initiative; be self-motivated and driven to succeed
  • A positive “can do” attitude
  • A team player who enjoys winning
  • Dedicated to driving success for clients
  • Tenacious, hard -working, self-starter, self-motivated,
  • Able to work independently without much supervision
  • Passionate about understanding and helping with clients’ needs and challenges
  • Continuous leader, curious, stays one step ahead of the client, and trusted advisor
  • Charismatic, well presented and articulate
  • Fun to work with - sense of humor
  • Strong integrity, always striving for excellence

Forefront Networks offers a fast paced and dynamic work environment, with a focus on exceeding both individual and team expectations. If you enjoy talking with people, are passionate about events, and are creative about positioning companies and brands, thrive in both an entrepreneurial environment and team atmosphere, this is the job for you.

Benefits:

  • Competitive base salary and unlimited commission structure
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans

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