Account Coordinator
Lou Hammond & Associates - New York, NY

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  • Serves as an established team expert on all tools important to our business such as Cision, PR Web, PR Newswire, Twitter, Facebook, etc.
  • Builds media lists and posts press releases on the Web with little to no handholding
  • Proactively distributes agency hot tips, suggests pitch ideas and jumpstarts monthly reports and call reports
  • Demonstrates overall eager and willing attitude
  • Anticipates team’s needs in a pro-active manner; seeks out assignments and opportunities rather than waiting for one to be assigned
  • Proactive in learning about the clients’ business and trends that impact them; has gained a peripheral view on work team is doing, rather than focusing solely on what one has been assigned
  • Monitors newspapers, magazines, online Web sites that are critical to clients; proactively scouting editorial opportunities, sharing relevant articles with team and suggesting editors to pitch
  • Handles day-to-day account maintenance – including managing the team’s schedule and collating, analyzing and evaluating media coverage – with ease


  • BA or BS in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism or related field
  • PR or communications internships, focus in the travel industry a huge plus
  • Ability to multi task with great attention to detail- proofreading, grammar, concise client memos and reports
  • The ability to work well in a team environment
  • Embraces team feedback and direction with an open mind, not afraid to ask questions or ask for help
  • Strong written and oral communications skills
  • Social Media savvy

About Lou Hammond & Associates:
In 1984, Lou Hammond & Associates opened with three clients, three employees, and two electric typewriters. Now, almost three decades later, the award-winning agency is a firmly established public relations company with 40 employees in New York, Charleston and Miami, and an extensive network of global partners. Our top-tier client list spans the world’s premier lifestyle accounts from luxury hotels, cruise lines and major destinations to the fields of home furnishings/consumer products, design and real estate. We expertly serve clients who are leaders in their fields and who share our passion for quality—in spirit, integrity and style.