Graduate Account Executive

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Graduate Talent Solutions
£17000 - £19000/annum
22 Jul 2017
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My Client a growing design company is looking for an Account Executive based in Knutsford on a permanent basis.

You will ensure the long-term success of our clients. Along with a senior team member you will be responsible for the management of a portfolio of accounts - you will focus on campaign requirements ensuring briefs are fully understood and you are aware of key messages, audience, timescales and budget with the ability to monitor internal progress and the effectiveness of campaigns.

You will be responsible for developing long-term relationships with your portfolio of assigned clients and liaise between clients and cross-functional internal teams to ensure the timely and successful delivery of projects.


* Build and maintain strong relationships with existing clients
* Act as the link between, the client and agency by maintaining regular contact with both ensuring that communication flows effectively
* Ensure projects are completed on time and within budget
* Be quick to absorb and analyse large amounts of information
* Ability to manage multiple projects whilst paying attention to detail
* Excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills
* Ability to present ideas with conviction
* Be commercially aware and understand costs associated with each project
* Ability to handle budgets and manage campaign costs
* Research clients products, services, plans, competitors and target markets
* Brief media, PR and research companies if required
* Day to day administration tasks, status reports, contact reports, quotes, invoices
* Management of press schedules
* Awareness of Social Media platforms within a business context

The Succesfull candidate will be Educated to degree level, ideally degree from a marketing or Business background and have the follwing key skills

* Self motivated
* Strong spoken and written communication
* Organised
* Creative flair
* Ability to work under pressure
* Commercial awareness
* Flexible and adaptable
* Strong presentation and negotiation skills
* Confident and a persuasive manner
* Great business sense and the ability to work to budgets
* Good IT skills

In return my client offers:

* A starting salary of £17,000 to £19,000 per annum
* Great opportunities for development and progression
* Exposure to Client Management
* Free Parking
* 20 days holiday(plus bank holidays)

If you have the necessary skills for this excellent graduate opportunity, then please apply today!

If you are interested in this placement please apply by clicking on the link below or contact Graduate Talent Solutions for further details.

Graduate Talent Solutions is the UK's leading graduate recruitment specialists with nationwide opportunities for graduates across all industry sectors, including; HR, Engineering, Business, Marketing, Finance, Construction and ICT. We place graduates in permanent positions with our clients, as well as 5-6 month paid work placements directly linked to your future career choice - more than two thirds of our placements directly end with permanent graduate positions.

Graduate Talent Solutions is part of Nicholas Associates Group, a market leading partner of choice for talent management solutions, from Apprentice to Boardroom. For us, it's all about enabling people to be their best.

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