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Account Executive

  • Salary: Salary circa £25k
  • Sector: Agency
  • Sub-sector: Client Services
  • Type: Permanent
  • Location: Hybrid

job description

We're on the hunt for a fabulous Account Executive to join our client's small team, based near Trafalgar Square (when not working from home).
Our client is an agency that uses multi-channel publishing expertise to create agile, always-on newsrooms for international brands in a variety of sectors – from finance to fashion. 

The successful candidate will be well organised, enjoy a challenge and has experience delivering projects in their previous role. They’ll be energised by the type of work our client does (fast-paced projects, multiple deliveries, problem solving) and will energise those around them. This is an opportunity to grow, lead, progress and work alongside a team of supportive and talented people. Reporting to the Head of Planning, they’ll have a key role helping to inspire and lead the team in order to ensure smooth workflow and successful delivery of client projects across all channels including digital, social, video and print.

Roles & responsibilities include:

  • Support client initiatives, from briefing, strategy and planning, through to resourcing and final delivery of projects
  • Devise and execute key customer strategies that will help to strengthen our client’s ties with the leading brands our client currently serve, ensuring sustained growth for the agency
  • Play a pivotal role in the acquisition of new customers from building awareness of our client’s brand USP among leading marketers in the network (theirs and yours), through to delivery of successful pitches
  • Help to shape our client’s client’s longer-term strategy based on the market knowledge and insights you acquire as part of the client-facing team
  • Report on all aspects of client activity (team performance / pipeline / work in progress / opportunities) at monthly management meetings
  • Ensure ‘best practice’ content creation/strategy/marketing processes are followed, and set the standard for the quality of output for the team to follow

About you:

  • Relationship management - a minimum of 1 year in a role managing and growing customer accounts, ideally supporting senior corporate comms teams in FTSE 100 firms.
  • Project management (multi-channel) – an Excel power-user also familiar with other standard project management/workflow software and processes
  • Data analysis – good understanding of key tools used to assess and drive content strategy, including, Google Analytics, Adobe and others as required
  • Self-motivated, organised and great at managing workload and deadlines
  • Exceptional communicator, whether over the phone, on email or presenting to larger audiences
  • Good understanding of the budgeting process and clear on the levers that will improve margins for our client’s business
  • Excellent understanding of content trends and best practice including SEO, social and content marketing
  • Passion for marketing communications
  • Keen interest in personal and professional development
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint (or similar) - intermediate to advanced.

We regret only successful candidates will be contacted.

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