AGENCY59 Response is hiring an Account Executive

Work in a fast-pace, integrated advertising and marketing agency. Be responsible for managing client projects. Be able to work on multiple projects for a diverse client base at any one time.

We are looking for an Account Executive with 2+ years of experience working within an Advertising/Direct Marketing agency.

  • Comfortable with daily contact with clients
  • Built-in customer service attitude
  • Agency experience with client management processes a prerequisite
  • Develop, manage and maintain the budget control reports.  This also includes advising senior management (Account Supervisor/Director) of any discrepancies or issues as they arise.
  • Create, monitor and update workback schedules
  • Work with creative teams to develop creative concepts, copy and artwork on brief and on time
  • Be an organizational master.  Know where everything is at all times and make it easy for your supervisor to find anything when you are away from your desk. Ensure a thorough and complete personal filing system
  • Direct Marketing basics: media, offer development, testing, database management

Salary Range - commensurate with experience.

Interested parties should send resumes to Samantha Hepworth, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Detailed Job Description:

Account Executive

Mandate: Support on all day-to-day aspects of the client’s business.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a thorough understanding of the Client’s business including planning, sales/revenue targets, category/industry competition
  • Attendance and participation of Client’s internal status reports
  • Contribution business building ideas, raising issues, ideas, concepts
  • Assist in the development of long-term objects and strategies
  • Lead in the planning of annual Marketing Plan
  • Lead internal and client meetings
  • Work with internal and external suppliers
  • Manage the financial process of accounts

Professional Skills:

  • Communications (understanding requests, providing follow-up)
  • Ability to write clearly and concisely
  • Strong organizational ability
  • Strong Analytical ability
  • Thorough and complete personal filing system
  • Basic to intermediate presentation skills (internal – briefing projects to account/production)
  • General understanding of databases and solid expertise in excel
  • General marketing basics – understanding the role of direct marketing and various media (Acquisition, Retention, Awareness)
  • General direct marketing basics – understanding creative (layout and copy) media, offer, testing, list rental and database management

Interpersonal Skills:

  • Maturity, integrity, dedication
  • Professional manner
  • Sound Judgement
  • Appreciation for timeliness and budgets
  • Ensures thoroughness and attention to detail
  • Resourcefulness
  • “Anything is possible” attitude
  • Accountable

 

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