Account Executive for leading Creative Advertising Agency £26k

Barker Graves.
London (Central), London (Greater)
Closing date
29 Oct 2021

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Industry Sector
Advertising Agency, Agency
Marketing Disciplines
Account Management
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Account Executive up to £26k + bens


This top 20 Creative Advertising agency has a very dynamic culture. It is growing steadily and the breadth of work combines advertising including TV, CX, social and digital and the agency boasts a number of top awards.  It is exciting and fast growing; they provide a positive working environment that is politics free, challenging and supportive and pride themselves on an open, collaborative environment where they nurture only the best talent.  They are fully committed to developing people with ongoing training courses and industry events.


Primary responsibilities will include:


  • Build great strong relationships with clients by attending face-to-face meetings and be the daily point of contact for clients by telephone and email
  • Build clients' trust - become a partner rather than a supplier
  • Strive to delight the client - sharing industry news and interesting developments

Campaign management

  • A mix of supporting the team and taking ownership of own campaigns, looking for proactive opportunities plus working with the AD/SAM as a team on bigger campaigns.
  • Write creative briefs and work closely with traffic and the creative teams to deliver high quality creative and on time
  • Traffic work through the studio
  • Create and amend: external and internal status reports, timeplans; client-meeting contact reports
  • Liaise with printers and other third party suppliers, including writing of print, lasering and fulfillment briefs

Financial accountability

  • Use in-house finance software to raise estimates and ensure budgets are adhered to
  • Manage monthly billing and time reporting
  • Actively seek opportunities to improve efficiency and profitability of the account
  • Keep clients fully informed about progress against budget changes

Teamworking/managing staff

  • Build an excellent relationship with all internal departments
  • Provide an accurate weekly and quarterly forecast to allow accurate resource planning
  • Be positive and enthusiastic about the work, and learn to motivate creative teams
  • Manage your own time effectively by knowing how to prioritise time
  • Managing an intern


  • Writing briefs for concepts/visuals/design/developer and work with project manager and AD to ensure that all relevant material is produced to agreed deadlines.
  • Appraising creative work and provide constructive feedback for creative excellence
  • Knowing more than anyone else about the client's corporate identity and their creative ‘do's and don'ts'
  • Pushing the clients to try more creative ideas


  • Be able to write and research market reports and competitor reviews.
  • You must be a confident presenter, who can pull together well-ordered thoughts and present them to clients and colleagues.
  • Develop an in-depth knowledge of the clients' sector, their products and competitors.
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm for the clients' business and industry



  • A team player
  • Confident communicator both written and verbally
  • Be proactive and have the confidence to use initiative and volunteer ideas
  • Excellent relationship-builder - with clients and colleagues
  • Excellent attention to detail, confident at proofreading
  • Confident communicator both written and verbally
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Demonstrate passion for marketing and the industry
  • Can-do attitude, determined and energetic
  • Confident but flexible self starter
  • Keen to learn new skills and immerse themselves in the sector
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook


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