Snr Account executive

Oxford, Oxfordshire
£28-30k dep on exp
21 September 2018
20 October 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is a progressive and creative ad agency based in Oxford and they are looking a Senior Account Executive to join their team, You will work across a number of accounts, providing daily support to the account management team, as well as independent management of projects and smaller accounts. The role includes administration of client accounts and independent management of projects, as well as budget management and organisation of all relevant files. The Senior Account Executive is a client-facing position with client contact on emails, over the phone and attendance at client meetings.

Principle duties and responsibilities:

Account management:

  • Support the Account Manager and Account Director in day-to-day running of the accounts worked on
  • Thorough understanding of the clients brand and the market environment
  • Maintain status reports to ensure the client and internal team are kept informed of project status at all times
  • Develop contact reports following client meetings and teleconferences
  • Ensure all hard-copy job bags are kept up to date throughout the duration of the project
  • Ensure all digital work is saved down on the server, in the appropriate client folder
  • Responsible for budget management of all accounts worked on, including review of budgetary status across all projects to ensure project profitability and development of estimates
  • Contribute to client campaign/programme planning brainstorm meeting
  • Proficient on client approval systems (e.g. Zinc) and responsible for internal management of approval process as required
  • Run studio briefing meetings for projects where you hold responsibility, including development of written brief
  • Review work from studio to ensure it meets the client brief and proofreading prior to finalisation

People management:

  • Work alongside the Account Executive in a coaching role to aid their development

Client liaison:

  • Main day-to-day client contact, alongside Account Manager where required
  • Respond promptly to client requests
  • Participate in client teleconferences and face-to-face meetings as required
  • Build and maintain an understanding of the current company client personnel and current issues

Digital knowledge and skills:

  • Assist the support team with the upkeep of the iPad platform - responding to support queries as needed, tracking of user numbers
  • Proficient using an iPad, including multiple platforms as required with the accounts worked on
  • Interest in digital technology and future developments

RFA Advertising:

  • Ensure an understanding and implementation of all company¬†procedures and quality standards
  • Computer literacy: Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of the company business
  • Keep working area tidy
  • General office administration as required

Healthcare agency experience preferable but not essential.

Salary 28-30 ish

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