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Careers Assistant Account Manager

Why we're hiring

The short answer? We're looking to keep a good thing going. An independently owned full-service marketing agency, Pinckney Hugo Group has grown consistently over the past 20 or so years.

We've created bigger and better work, added to our capabilities and expanded to serve a wider range of regional, national and international clients. It's all happened because we've been able to bring in incredibly talented and dedicated people to help build something special. And because we don't plan on slowing down anytime soon, we're posting career opportunities like this one.

Assistant Account Manager

Account Services Department


If you’re looking to make a career in marketing and advertising, you have to start somewhere. And PHG is a pretty great “somewhere” to do it. If you have strong organizational and communication skills and an eagerness to learn, we’ll help you hit the proverbial ground running – or full-on sprinting – as an Assistant Account Manager.

Under the guidance of mid- and senior-level account team members, our Assistant Account Managers help coordinate the planning and execution of projects and campaigns for our clients. You’ll regularly attend meetings and calls with clients, communicate information and objectives with internal teams, and assist in the preparation of proposals and budgets. As you grow in your role, your responsibilities and opportunities will grow too.


  • Bachelor’s degree in advertising, marketing, business or related degree required
  • Internship or ad agency experience is desirable


  • Guides day-to-day development of advertising activities with approved plans; ensures that progressive stages are approved with adequate time to meet schedules, reporting any changes to the Account Supervisor
  • Assists in coordination of campaign and project activities
  • Coordinates the planning and execution of advertising activities for clients
  • Acquires knowledge of client’s business so that marketing and advertising problems and opportunities may be anticipated
  • Attends strategy and planning meetings with account services, creative staff and production team
  • Demonstrates ability to effectively organize and manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously
  • Consults with creative, media and fellow team members to communicate client objectives and to develop alternative strategic solutions
  • Attends meetings with clients and Account Manager and prepares reports of the proceedings
  • Serves as client contact for certain jobs when others are unavailable
  • Assists in preparation of campaign proposals and budgets
  • Proofreads copy, blue lines and other media for accuracy
  • Analyzes competitive activity and consumer trends
  • Analyzes previous client campaigns and problems, and reports to Account Manager.
  • Coordinates the development of advertising activities in accordance with the client’s objectives and budget limitations
  • Coordinates (with media, creative and account group) the recommendation for the advertising media programs to be used
  • Maintains professional growth and development by continuously seeking to expand knowledge about industry trends and provides insight regarding product development


  • Computer proficiency including word processing, data entry, spreadsheets and generating reports using standard software applications
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to read, write, analyze and interpret general business periodicals and professional journals
  • Ability to write reports and business correspondence
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team is a must


    Note: Coverletter, resume and portfolio examples can be uploaded as a single PDF.