Senior Account Executive: Advertising & Branding Agency (364 views)

Cape Town, South Africa
Jun 21, 2019

We have a super opportunity for a proactive, hands-on Senior Account Executive at a great full-service, Advertising, Branding and Design agency in Cape Town. We’re looking for someone who is able to manage multiple accounts with aplomb. You’ll be joining a focused and dedicated team of individuals, who pride themselves in delivering a personalised service to their clients as well as tailored strategic concepts, designs and brand solutions. The ideal candidate for this role is loyal, accountable, eager to take on any challenge and keen to work on some fab brands. Is it you? Get in touch!

 

Responsibilities

  • Write clear, comprehensive briefs
  • Manage client budgets & billing requirements, as well as time-keeping per job
  • Manage a variety of small and large cross-industry clients (+/-70+ jobs / briefs per month)
  • Juggle multiple projects, all at different points in their respective development cycle
  • Spot opportunities and up-sell
  • Be the go-to-person for the client for any/all project/brief update
  • Identify which part of the business should work on the given brief
  • Manage the client’s budget & billing with exceptional accuracy
  • Manage the projects within the company
  • Identify opportunities
  • Be available to the client when required (within business hours & reason)
  • Deliver projects on time, or alternatively, manage client effectively around this
  • Prioritise often clashing/urgent projects
  • Understand the bigger picture when that often means motivating people who only deliver on short term briefs
  • Source quotes from third-party suppliers and manage output

 

Requirements
The successful candidate must have/be:

  • Relevant Degree/Diploma
  • Advertising agency experience – essential – preferably a Design agency
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Solutions driven
  • People management skills
  • Enthusiasm
  • Competitive/market knowledge
  • Time management skills
  • Presentation ability
  • Working knowledge of Adobe® Creative Suite & MS Office
  • Trouble-shooting skills
  • Research skills
  • The skill to manage a broad/diverse range of work to meet the needs of our clients
  • A proven track record managing both small and large clients

Should you not receive a response within two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.

JOB REFERENCE CODE: #Mich1347

Salary: Negotiable

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