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Executive Assistant: Atlanta, GA

    We have an immediate opening for a Full-Time Executive Assistant in our dynamic, and fast paced professional office. This position offers a generous salary and benefits package.
  • Primary duties include:

      •Provide administrative and clerical support
      •Proofread copy for spelling, grammar and layout, making appropriate changes
      •Responsible for accuracy and clarity of final copy
      • Prepare quality, error free correspondence, documents and responses to email within deadlines with or without supervision
      • Assist with special projects and special events as directed
      • Manage vendor relationships
      • Monitor and maintain office supply inventory
      • Receive, sort and disburse mail
      • Provide prompt, personal service of the highest excellence, accuracy and professionalism
      • Schedule and organize complex activities such as meetings, travel, conferences and department activities
      • Answer phones, takes messages or fields/answers all routine and non-routine questions
      • Retrieve messages from voice mail and process as appropriate
      • Act as a liaison with other departments and outside agencies
      • Completes hours and expense reports
      • Approves and provides summary hours reporting to Manager
      • Organize and manage conference room schedule
      • Ensure office is prepared for visitors
      • Handle confidential and non-routine information and explains policies when necessary.
      • Work independently and within a team on special nonrecurring and ongoing projects
      • Upon request, serves as project manager for special projects
      • Organize and prioritize large volumes of information

  • The successful candidate must demonstrate the following Core Competencies:
    • Achievement and Results Orientation
    • Adaptability and Flexibility
    • Client Service and Focus
    • Communication – Written, Oral, Public Speaking and Presenting
    • Conflict Resolution
    • Decision Making and Decisiveness
    • Engagement
    • Innovation and Initiative
    • Learning Support and Continuous Learning
    • Planning and Organizing
    • Problem Solving
    • Teamwork, Cooperation and Working with Others
  • Minimum requirements for the position are:
    • Associate of Arts or Sciences Degree from an Accredited College or University
    • Certified Administrative Professional (CAP) Certification or equivalent experience
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint)
    • Satisfactory background check
    • Able to work a flexible schedule
    • Able to lift and carry 20 pounds
    • Able to sit for prolonged periods of time at a computer

Media Coordinator: Atlanta, GA

Watauga Group is looking to hire a Media Coordinator in our Atlanta office. The ideal candidate would have 1-2 years of relevant media coordinating experience.

We are a Senior Level team, so the candidate will have opportunity to work with experienced media vets with substantial room for growth. While we are growing and busy, we don’t have the typical burnout of larger shops. There are no caps at Watauga – you grow as you are ready. The client list is also wide, so the candidate will work on a variety of accounts across industries rather than working on one account and continuing to recreate the same plan year over year. This position will work with online & traditional media from research to implementation. Looking for a “thinker” not just a “doer”

Primary Duties:
The duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to those listed below. These duties and responsibilities may be modified at any time by Management. Modifications will be in writing and will be acknowledged by both parties.
• Assist buying team manage ongoing buys for local stations and networks by managing makegoods, buy confirmations, invoice reconciliation and payment updates
• Confirm media run and review positioning reporting
• Support the planning team by using planning tools including, but not limited to, MRI, SQAD, Media Audit, and SRDS
• Implement approved plans by creating client approval documents, authorizations, issuing insertion orders to media vendors and working with CyBear team for digital execution
• Actualize flowcharts and invoice reconciliation for OOH and print vendors
• Implement plan changes developed by the Planner/Supervisor
• Work with Planner/Supervisor to develop and negotiate RFPs for 3rd party media vendors to include valuations of proposals according to approved guidelines
• Manage day to day tasks and workload to ensure client and partner agency deadlines are met
• Assist in the development and reporting of Key Plan Metrics
• Partner with implementation teams, including agency partners, for deliverables required to execute plans, including but not limited to, specs, buy recaps and added value summaries
• Campaign coordination for multiple plans
• Administrative duties as directed, including but not limited to, trafficking, tracking, reporting, maintaining flowcharts
• Assist with the analysis of media delivery, competitive advertising placement and costs
• Maintain status reports on accounts
• Attend meetings and training sessions as directed by Supervisor

Core Competencies:
• Analytical/Strategic Thinking
• Communication/Written/Oral/Public Speaking/Presenting
• Creative Thinking
• Customer Service/Focus
• Decision Making/Decisiveness
• Engagement
• Evaluation
• Learning Support/Continuous Learning
• Numeracy
• Planning/Organizing
• Problem Solving
• Teamwork/Cooperation/Working with Others

Requirements:
• Bachelor Degree from an accredited college or university
• One year working experience in a related field
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, Powerpoint)
• Working knowledge of Media Ocean software
• Satisfactory background check
• Able to work a flexible schedule
• Able to lift and carry 20 pounds
• Able to sit for prolonged periods of time at a computer

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