April Six

Graduate Account Executive

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Location
Harefield, Uxbridge
Salary
£18,000 - £25,000
Posted
17 Oct 2017
Closes
30 Nov 2017
Marketing Disciplines
Account Management
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

  • Compiling and updating status and contact reports
  • Creating schedules to assist in the timely delivery of all our marketing materials
  • Assisting with moving all projects through the production process from briefing creative work through to the completed product
  • Opening jobs and estimating jobs on our job costing system (training will be provided)
  • Handling all client amends
  • Proof reading to ensure that all work we are producing is accurate so attention to detail is key
  • Responsible for organising and preparing meeting rooms for internal and client meetings, ensuring agenda and presentation material are printed and in place. This will also involve organising drinks and food where required. 
  • Data inputting and other general admin duties such as filing and answering incoming calls.
  • As experience grows, you’ll:
  • cultivate and develop 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 working ideally within a fully integrated marketing agency would be advantageous, but we’d also consider graduates
  • Ideally a bachelor’s degree in marketing or a related field
  • An interest in technology

Remuneration

  • Salary: £18,000 - £25,000 (depending on previous experience) with 25 days holiday per year. There will be a four-month probation period. 

Benefits

Benefits that might appeal to grads

  • Fridge full of free soft drinks (alcohol on a Friday afternoon)
  • Free Coffee / tea / hot chocolate machines in office
  • Pool table in the office
  • Free onsite parking
  • Free fruit
  • Regular socials (extravagant Christmas parties J)
  • Free eye tests
  • Bupa healthcare added to package after 4 month probation

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