How to Hire a Account Coordinator

Does your growing business need an account coordinator? Working alongside the account Manager, an account coordinator works for ensure a positive customer service experience. Hiring the right person is especially important for this position.

Here are some tips to help you find great account coordinator candidates and make the right hire for your business.

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Account Coordinators Search for Jobs on Indeed*

141,249

job seekers clicked on account coordinator jobs

12,384

resumes from job seekers with account coordinator experience on Indeed

1,657

account coordinator jobs received clicks

Salary Information

  • Common wage in US: $16.19 hourly
  • Typical salaries range from $7.00$40.50 hourly
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Common
$7.00
$40.50

*Indeed data (US) – Jan 2019

Why hire an account coordinator?

An Account Coordinator is the point of contact for your clients. They handle tasks such as evaluating and updating business accounts as well setting and achieving retention goals for accounts. In addition to this, they seek to keep your clients and customers happy and follow up on concerns or issues that may arise.

Contributions of a great Account Coordinator:

• A team member who is experienced in both marketing and customer service to offer input on marketing initiatives
• Professional with lead generation experience
• Overseeing sales processes

Skills to look for in a great account coordinator

An ideal account coordinator candidate will have the following skills, attributes, and work experience that reflect:

• Frim understanding of business processes
• Experience creating and executing successful marketing campaigns
• Set and achieve retention goals
• Strong communication skills
• Customer focused
• Detail-oriented and organized

Writing an account coordinator job description

A thoughtful description is important to finding qualified account coordinator candidates. An account coordinator job description includes a compelling summary of the role, detailed list of duties and responsibilities, and the required and preferred skills for the position.

Consider including keywords that job seekers are using to search for account coordinator jobs, such as:

• Account Coordinator
• Account Area Manager
• Account Assistant

Interviewing account coordinator candidates

Make the right accountant hiring decision by thoroughly vetting candidates and asking targeted interview questions that will reveal their knowledge, skills, and important personality traits.

Strong candidates for Account Coordinator positions will be confident answering questions regarding:

• Their philosophy on client service
• How they would sell your company’s value proposition
• How do they prioritize when multiple deadlines are approaching

See our list of interview questions for more examples.

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