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17 October 2017

Account Executive

  • Reference: aac171017a
  • Location: Manchester City Centre
  • Salary: £22,000-£24,000
  • Type: Permanent
  • Sector: Agency
  • Consultant email:
  • Consultant telephone: +44 161 833 1044

Would you like to work alongside a positive and proactive team, assisting on account handling for global companies and campaigns? Become an Account Executive for a multi award-winning company based in Central Manchester!

This agency has an enviable reputation for delivering innovative and forward-thinking campaigns. They are always one step ahead and work alongside their clients on all aspects of their campaigns in order to reach the desired audience as effectively as possible, which has earned them hundreds of awards. Based in the heart of Manchester, this trendy office is surrounded by many fancy restaurants and bars, which is perfect for after work drinks!     

This award-winning agency is seeking a creative and driven Account Executive to join their exciting team and assist on campaigns for global clients. The successful candidate will work alongside the team on all aspects of account handling in order to ensure the success of the account. It is therefore essential to demonstrate a thorough understanding of account handling principles, and be able to pay significant attention to detail and be solution-orientated and hardworking.

Key Responsibilities of the Account Executive:

  • Assist in client projects from start to finish.
  • Stay on top of all projects, and aim to solve any issues before they occur.
  • Conduct a variety of sessions and meetings, such as problem analysis sessions, brainstorms, client status meetings, customer insight sessions, and pre-production meetings.
  • Ensure timely implementation and invoicing, competent financial control, and full activity measurement and evaluation on all assigned projects.
  • Manage the briefing, fulfilment, and briefing of projects.
  • Produce weekly timesheets and expenses at the end of each month.

Required Skills and Attributes:

  • Excellent spelling, grammar and punctuation.
  • Able to communicate in a concise, professional, and eloquent manner.
  • Good understanding of promotional and BTL marketing.
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of account handling principles, such as design, print, production, and client management.
  • Creative in all aspects of the job role.
  • Able to manage time and workload efficiently.
  • Enthusiastic and always willing to give help across the agency.
  • Understanding of the budgeting process.
  • Demonstrate significant attention to detail.
  • Be thorough, positive, solution-orientated, hard-working, driven, and proactive at all times.

Does this role sound like the perfect next step in your career? Apply to work for this exciting and thriving agency today! Call us on 0161 833 1044, email, or apply directly online.  

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Sophie & the team at The Candidate provided us with an extremely professional and efficient service. Of the 5 interviews we conducted any of the candidates would have fit the role perfectly, it's a shame we had to narrow it down to 2. Highly recommended. Thanks!

Oliver, Director, Odin Group