Position Description

As an Assistant Account Executive, you will help solve problems for dynamic clients ranging from scrappy start-ups to global brands that you and your neighbors already know. At C.O.nxt we value ideas, collaboration and results. Our culture is positive, flexible and dog friendly. And since we are a 100% employee-owned ESOP, every staff member truly shares in our success.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Write effective communications, including client correspondence and project input briefs.
  • Work on multiple projects and clients and consistently meet deadlines.
  • Collaborate with a cross-functional team to execute plans and projects that align with client strategy and budget.
  • Coordinate client meetings and assist in presentations.
  • Assist with research and backgrounding for clients and agency.
  • Help with tactical execution, including activities related to events, planning, campaign deployment and overall project coordination.
  • Manage client status reports and call reports.
  • Support billing, budget and invoicing efforts, including weekly time pulls and billing approval emails.
  • Practice confidentiality, given the nature of our clients.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • 1 to 2 years of experience; agency experience preferred
  • Strong spoken and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment
  • Confidence, tact and a persuasive manner
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • High level of professionalism
  • Good business sense with ability to understand financials and budgets
  • Ability to work independently
  • Capable of working in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines
  • MS Word, Excel®, PowerPoint® and Outlook® skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications or related field

What makes this a great opportunity?

  • You will be part of a purpose-driven, team-based agency that is a strategic marketing and communications consultant for our book of business
  • Culture of positive core values — Caring, Courageous, Committed and Curious — guides our interactions with clients and each other
  • We’re 100% employee-owned
  • Continuous learning environment valuing ideas, collaboration and results
  • Casual, friendly, hybrid work environment with flexible work options

C.O.nxt and its agency partner, Jigsaw, is a 100% employee-owned communications agency focused on unexpected solutions driven by deep insight and strategy. Based in Hartland, Wisconsin, with offices in downtown Milwaukee, we deliver a true, full-solution approach. From brand strategy and comprehensive campaigns to sustainability and crisis comms. From digital and video to social media and public relations. If you need it to help your brand move forward, we’ve done it and can do it for you. And because the world is changing at record pace, we’re already working to harness the next big thing.


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