Account Coordinator

3Points Communications

A boutique PR and communications firm in Chicago. 3Points' lean, carefully selected team has worked with a variety of clients to analyze, recommend, and implement customized programs around earned, owned, and social media. There's no room for mediocrity here. We emphasize independence, expertise, and execution.

We have an abundance of expertise in the financial services industry, working with banks, exchanges, brokers, technology providers, and all things futures, options, forex, and securities.

Our other passion is human resources & wellness. This is why employee benefits, HRIS, private healthcare exchanges, recruiting & staffing, 401(k) & payroll services, wellness programs, and employee productivity are topics we discuss every day.

Proud recipients of a silver medal in the 2017 PR World Awards.

Position Details

Account Coordinator
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

Ready to take on a high level of responsibility while working in a flexible, collaborative team environment? 3Points is a growing boutique PR firm with expertise in the Chicago tech and fintech spaces. We’re looking for self-starters who have strong communication skills, are dedicated to client service, and will positively contribute to our office culture.

As an account coordinator, you will learn the ins and outs of public relations from our account directors, working with them to keep both our clients and our team fully informed and prepared for PR opportunities.

Responsibilities include:

  • Facilitating and monitoring client projects and meetings 
  • Working on projects with the team’s content strategist or analyst as needed 
  • Brainstorming content ideas and assisting in developing blog posts, case studies, infographics, etc. 
  • Helping draft pitches for reporters and publications 
  • Tracking earned media placements 
  • Preparing interview prep documents 
  • Sourcing and managing award submissions 
  • Creating and maintaining media lists 
  • Assisting on client social media strategy and execution 
  • Networking outside of the office on behalf of 3Points

Preferred Qualifications:

3Points is a boutique agency and it’s imperative that each team member be adaptable. We ask for applicants to be committed, driven, and hardworking individuals who are willing to take initiative and responsibility no matter the task.

  • 0-1 years’ experience in PR, social media, marketing, or other related roles or internships 
  • An appetite to learn new skills and an entrepreneurial mindset 
  • Applicants must be based in Chicago 
  • Applicants must be interested in attending industry events on behalf of 3Points 
  • Experience in content creation and/or graphic design preferred 
  • Familiarity with Google Apps (Gmail, Docs, Calendar, Contacts, Analytics, etc.) is requested 
  • A solid understanding of social media platforms—including Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, forums, wikis, and blogs, among others—preferred

Why 3Points:

At 3Points, you will work with some of the leading voices in technology, and you will have opportunities to learn (and utilize) a wide range of PR and communications skills. You will not only be responsible for client initiatives, but you’ll have the ability to help shape our company and your own role as well. Our small size allows us to stay flexible and create a tight-knit team environment, but we’re proud to offer “big company” benefits, such as:

  • Flexible time off and work-from-home policy 
  • 401k program 
  • Health insurance (including dental/vision) 
  • Monthly transit stipend 
  • Professional development stipend for eligible employees 
  • Potential opportunity to participate in employee shareholder program

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