April Six

Graduate Account Executive

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Location
Harefield, Uxbridge, London
Salary
Up to £22,000
Posted
22 Feb 2017
Closes
06 Apr 2017
Industry Sector
Agency, Marketing Agency
Contract Type
Permanent
Work Experience Level
Assistant / Graduate, Executive
Agency-side or Client-side
Agency Side

About us

April Six is a global B2B marketing and PR agency working with some of the world’s most innovative technology brands. Headquartered in Harefield (near Uxbridge) and with offices in San Francisco and Singapore, we specialise in delivering exceptional strategic marketing and results-driven integrated programs that cross media and regional barriers.

Purpose of role

An Account Executive is largely office-based and will work closely with other members of their Account team in providing administration support and the smooth running of high quality projects on brief and on time. 

Key Responsibilities of the Role

To support the Account Director /Senior Account Manager/ Account Manager in the smooth delivery of projects through creation and maintenance of:

  • status reports
  • estimates
  • timelines
  • contact reports
  • assistance with briefs
  • To be able to manage (on their own) small projects/or elements of larger projects from start to finish, moving onto larger projects as experience and opportunity arises
  • To be able to traffic all owned projects through to delivery, including opening jobs, briefing the Creative Services Manager and assisting with templated estimating, briefing the creative studio, handling amends, proofing, through to delivery/upload
  • To organise and prepare for client meetings, ensuring agendas, presentation materials etc. are proofed and ready
  • To be able to accurately proof-read deliverables in advance of delivery to clients
  • As their experience grows, to:
  • cultivate and develop their internal and client relationships
  • take on a deeper engagement of project content, strategy and client business

Essential skills and attributes

  • Well organised with the ability to multi task
  • Able to cope under pressure and work to tight deadlines
  • Able to prioritise work load, ensuring all projects are delivered on time
  • Able to demonstrate understanding of how to work with clients and deliver to the client’s specific requirements
  • Able to communicate clearly and concisely
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Able to develop relationships with colleagues and clients
  • Comfortable with working as part of a team
  • Prepared to muck in and get involved in areas in which they may have limited or no previous experience
  • Willing to learn new skills and assimilate large quantities of information
  • Able to work quickly and accurately
  • Confident and positive attitude
  • Can be relied upon to do what is required without continuous supervision
  • Able to use own initiative to ensure smooth running of work

Ideal Characteristics

  • Some experience (6 months+) working ideally within a fully integrated marketing agency
  • Ideally a bachelor’s degree in marketing or a related field
  • An interest in technology

Remuneration

  • Salary: Up to £22,000 (depending on experience) with 25 days holiday per year. There will be a four-month probation period. Following successful completion of this period, health care (currently BUPA) will be added to the package.