An Account Executive job within the creative industry is a junior role, but an exciting and important one. With lots of career options open and with all of the opportunities that exist, it’s at this stage were you can begin to define the direction of your role. By keeping your options open, you’ll be working across a range of projects before finding the one that makes you tick.
This level of candidate normally works within a creative and marketing agency environment and successful agencies will have a structured career path for employees to follow. Manchester and the North West have a plethora of different agencies working on a range of clients in a variety of sectors; it’s your first step in to the fast-paced and creative world of marketing, creative and advertising.
Responsibilities for people in this role would generally revolve around supporting those at a more senior level and ‘learning the ropes’. The types of responsibility would include researching for client projects, doing competitor research and analysis and helping compile presentations for clients. You will occasionally have client interaction and so it’s vital that you have good communication skills, both written and oral. You will also work closely with creative teams to ensure that smaller client projects are running smoothly and delivered on time.