Account Executive

Ptarmigan Media
London, UK
19 Aug 2019
22 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Account Executive - £21,000 + Benefits - London, UK

The Role

Ptarmigan Media are looking for a bright and confident account executive to work in the London media planning and buying team. The successful candidate will be a good communicator and who is sufficiently interested in business and the economy to keep up to date with financial news. They should be good at working in close teams, happy multitasking and have good eye for detail.

We are a specialist financial agency so any experience working in the financial sector would be welcome but not essential; suitable training will be given. Furthermore, as well as fluency in English, knowledge of any of the major European languages would be beneficial. This is an exciting opportunity to develop both personally and professionally in a dynamic financial agency.

The key responsibilities of an Account Executive include, but are not limited to:

Performing day-to-day account support including liaising with media owners on buying, digital implementation and reporting on a range of financial services accounts
Working mainly on digital media with some print and out-of-home advertising
Attending face-to-face client meetings, giving you the opportunity to develop your client servicing skills
Being fully involved from the beginning to the end of the campaign process
The Company

We are the world's largest financial services media solutions business. Ptarmigan Media was founded in 1993 by David Wiggin and the company has grown organically through the delivery of strategic media planning and buying services to a long-standing client base.

With over 120 full-time staff globally, and expertise across many financial sectors, including asset management, investment banking, trading, asset servicing and more, Ptarmigan Media offers an unrivalled depth and understanding of this part of the media world.

The Benefits

Some of the benefits of being an Account Executive are:

Pension contribution
Subsidised gym membership and private health care
Season ticket loan
The Person

The key skills and qualities of an Account Executive:

A good university degree or educational equivalent
Strong numeracy skills and proficiency in working with complex spreadsheets
Able to demonstrate an ability to build relationships with key international media owners and their representatives
Confident on Excel, Word and PowerPoint
Able to demonstrate a desire to work within the media industry
If you are keen on joining this exciting, forward thinking company and taking the next step in your career, then please click the apply now button to find out more

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