Account Executive

Recruiter
Rock Recruitment
Location
Leicester
Posted
31 Mar 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Account Executive

Location: Leicester

We’re part of the fast-growing Inside Ideas Group of agencies, and we are currently recruiting for an enthusiastic and self-motivated Account Executive to join our successful and talented Leicester team.

Preferably with some agency experience across a variety of agency disciplines - including print, digital and animation - you’ll be joining us at a time of positive change.

The key role of the Account Executive is to work closely with the Account Manager, providing accurate and timely input across a number of agency disciplines. The Account Executive will liaise with the Production Department, Creative/Copy team and the Studio Manager ensuring efficient communication of client needs, objectives and outcomes.

Reporting to: Account Manager(s)

Key responsibilities:

* Capable of carrying out key responsibilities without supervision and using initiative to take on Account Manager tasks also
* Support the account team in developing service excellence for the client
* To help communicate the client’s work requirements to the appropriate agency personnel by use of internal systems, Contact Reports and individual briefing meetings
* To maintain and update an appropriate Work in Progress system that will enable all team members to accurately check the status of client jobs
* To ensure that all work is progressed smoothly, economically and within agreed timescales
* To assist with research as required by the Account Manager/Director
* Attend on site visits and gather relevant details, as required
* To occasionally assist other departments, as necessary to cover during busy periods, sickness or holidays

Key disciplines:

* Preparation and updating of media schedules in conjunction with media partner and under the supervision of the Account Manager(s)
* Updating online portals and content management systems
* Briefing emailers/SMS/leaflets and other media
* Progression of printed collateral and all associated assets
* Development of creative concepts from design to completion
* Assisting the Account Manager(s) in maintaining online and client website content

Performance measures:

* Work is produced on time and to agreed budgets
* Client satisfaction

Knowledge/experience/attributes:

* At least 1 year’s previous experience in a similar agency role is preferred, although not mandatory. Passion and potential are equally important
* A commitment to understand the client’s business and challenges
* Accuracy, client focus, good communications skills, flexibility

About you:

You’ll be a friendly, highly motivated and ambitious individual, who is naturally creative. Hard working, driven and with an excellent eye for detail, you’ll also be a team player who can earn the trust of our clients, and build good relationships with all internal teams and third-party agencies.

What you can expect from us:

An excellent working environment and the opportunity to join a forward thinking and successful organisation where you will receive a competitive salary, good benefits and career fulfilment through the opportunity to participative in high profile projects

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