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Senior Account Executive

Focus:
The spirit of this role is about the hunger, passion and drive to succeed in advertising client servicing. It requires enthusiasm, dedication, a proactive and inquisitive manner, resilience, attention to detail, reliability, a willingness to learn and an openness to get involved in all aspects of account management support. The accounts are demanding and the workflow is a constant stream of creative development, animatic production, TV and print production, Client conferences and workshops. Succeeding can offer you a great career ladder in Account Management.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the Account Managers and Account Directors in preparing materials for meetings – scripts, presentations, creative references, and status reports.
  • Working with the Account Managers on the production of animatics, liaising with the Creatives, Planners and TV producers.
  • Responsibility for producing Cost Estimates for approval with Client, and managing with Finance.
  • Managing the team priorities and diaries to help manage projects and meetings with the Clients.
  • Making sure that there is a clear communication of what is happening amongst the Agency team.

Skills & Experience:

  • At least 1.5 – 2 years’ experience in an agency. Ideally worked on both global/regional accounts.
  • Exceptional communication skills (both written and verbal) in English.
  • Experience working directly with clients on the phone/email/face to face meetings.
  • Experience of working on Digital Campaigns.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Ability / confidence to form good/quick relationships with both internal and external (3rd party suppliers) departments.
  • Be confident to run the day to day finance of each project assigned.
  • Experience in solely running small projects from start of brief to final delivery – e.g. Key Visuals / Animatic (with line manager overseeing).
  • Analytical skills in understanding matter at hand, especially in order to run the smoothness of projects with key functions.
  • Experience handling multiple projects at one time and keeping calm under pressure / seeking out solutions.
  • Good attention to detail, accuracy and organised, able to multi-task/prioritize actions on a daily basis. 
  • Strong knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint and other Office tools. Basic editing, subtitling/relevant program skills.
  • Self –motivated, desire to learn.
  • Passion for building brands and particular interest in digital communication. 
  • Flexible with working hours – including some occasional late nights.
  • Team player who likes to work in a fun / strong team and keen to participate in social events.