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Strategic Program Coordinator

Location:
New York City
Job Terms:
Temporary
posted by:
Lisa Vaughn-Olstad
Date:
11/10/2017

Job Description:

Aquent's client - a TOP social media company - is seeking an entry-level Strategic Program Coordinator to support the Global Partner Marketing team. This role will manage a variety of organizational projects across the team including budget forecast, invoice tracking, scheduling, internal and industry event planning and logistics.

The ideal candidate will be extremely detail oriented and able to manage a variety of tasks simultaneously. This role will work across the Media Partnerships and Partner Marketing teams and interface directly with a range of external media partners. This position is based in New York city. 

Responsibilities
•Logistical support for Journalism Project initiatives (roundtables, roadshows, hackathons, etc); 
•Manage purchasing and contract processes for Media Partnerships team 
•Manage inbound meeting requests and internal calendaring and meeting planning; 
•Provide onsite program support for executive and partner meetings, including prep for meetings, agenda development and logistics planning; 
•Serve as a first point of contact via phone and email with external partners in the News Industry 
•Welcome a range of guests to the NY office; 

Skills

  • Experience managing and tracking budgets 
  • Experience with computer programs, such as Outlook; 
  • Incredibly organized and detail-oriented; 
  • Ability to prioritize multiple assignments; 
  • Excellent communication skills; 
  • Strong scheduling and coordination skills; 
  • Knowledgeable about organizing small and large off-site events; 
  • Experience working with engineering teams a plus; 
  • Thrive in a fast-paced atmosphere; 
  • Ability to hit the ground running and take charge of the position; 
  • Passionate about social media; 
  • An understanding of how best to assimilate in a new group; 
  • Must be flexible and able to quickly react to last minute changes; 
  • Be self-directed and take initiative; 
  • Ability to effectively interact with all levels of the organization; 
  • Proven establishment of solid connections to build successful relationships; 


Education
BA or BS degree; 

Languages
English Read Write Speak