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Account Executive

Job Role

Account Executive

Job description

Account Executive
 

The Account Executive is the backbone of the Account team. This person is responsible for the day-to-day execution of client projects and ensures seamless engagement across the agency departments. Strong communications skills, project management and passion for advertising are key to this role. This person should be reliable, consistent and proactive in working with both their immediate Account team as well as other members of the agency when needed. The ideal candidate will have a Never Finished attitude and be innately curious, ambitious, eager and entrepreneurial. The performance standard for the AE role is excellence in team and client support. The Account Executive reports to the Account manager and, in some instances, may work directly with the Account Director on selected tasks.

 
 Responsibilities
 
  • Manage account relationships with client peers
  • Document all client calls and meetings via conference reports to ensure accurate follow-up on agreements
  • Build relationships and facilitate great communication among agency departments, integrated agency partners and client contacts
  • Thorough understanding of the client’s business including strong knowledge of products/services, competitive landscape and regulatory environment
  • Strong knowledge of agency processes including knowledge and experience with digital communications and social platforms
  • Maintain weekly client and internal status report and ensure internal departments are informed about deadlines and deliverables
  • Financial tracking and management of budgets and reporting with oversight from the Account Supervisor
  • Maintain talent tracking including associated usage rights and costs
  • Management of legal and network clearance including knowledge of client compliance and regulatory compliance requirements
  • Lead select projects with oversight and counsel from a supervisor. Examples of these would include competitive analysis, budget tracking or other account-specific projects.
  • Contributes to new business and agency growth and culture initiatives where time allows
 

Agency Engagement

  • An active participant in positive agency culture
  • Contribute to larger agency initiatives such as party planning, agency improvements, industry news and advancements
  • Energetic volunteer to jump in on a new business
  • Bachelor’s degree minimum
  • 1-2 years’ agency experience
  • Strong oral, written and presentation skills
  • Interest in advertising, marketing and digital trends
  • Detail-oriented
  • Thrives in a team environment
  • Resilient and flexible
  • Anticipates next steps and able to work independently
  • Self-starter and proactive approach

 

Arabic National with Multinational agency experience will only be considered for this role.

 

To learn more about the role contact [email protected]

Specification

No of vacancies:
1
Job type:
Full Time
Location:
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Experience:
1 to 2
Driving License:
Not required
Visa:
To be provided by employer
Job code:
JB399