ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE – Temp to Permanent
McCann Birmingham is part of McCann Worldgroup, the world’s largest advertising and communications network. You’ll find us in over 200 cities in 130 countries. The best connected local, global agency in town and we’re actively recruiting for an Account Executive.
Candidates will possess the following skills:
Excellent attention to detail and very well organised
Well organised and excellent attention to detail. Have we emphasised that enough?!
Professional and very personable. You’re an Account Man/Woman, so you’re the life-and-soul, light-up-the-room, good-company-for-clients-and-team-alike, type.
Literate and numerate. That means you write well (including in your job application), and have great commercial acumen.
Nowadays, a one-size-fits-all mentality no longer works. Nor is simple communications integration. The industry needs to embrace genuine channel neutrality. That’s why we offer a complete 360 service - delivered by award-winning specialists, all under one roof and united by our central Transformation Way planning process.
OVERALL PURPOSE OF JOB
To assist account supervisor to ensure that each account is smooth running and profitable, and that the highest level of creative work is achieved by the Agency.
KEY OBJECTIVES OF YOUR JOB
Build good working relationship with both client and agency colleagues
Fulfil all allotted tasks quickly, efficiently and to the highest possible standards
Collation of information (desk research) for new briefs
Accurate paperwork pertaining to all account handling department business as required
Ensure meeting rooms booked, and confirm attendance of all parties in good time
Liaise with production colleagues for estimates, and prepare client estimates for account supervisor
Develop good understanding of client’s business and competitors
Listen carefully to client requests and report them accurately
Brief all jobs accurately and expediently
Check that client approvals are sought and given prior to commencement of any work
Proof read meticulously before presenting creative and/or media proposals internally or externally
A good listener
Good team player
Numerate and with good attention to detail
Works well under pressure
Positive and pro-active
Flexible and with quick reactions
PC/Mac (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
Clean driving licence
We’ve just celebrated the most successful year in the history of the agency, and are on track to top that again for 2017. We’re being picky with who we hire, but it means you’ll be part of what we believe to be the best team in the industry.
A bit of sell: McCann is a Gold Investor In People. We’ve got training coming out of our ears and track record of promoting from within. We provide breakfast, chocolate, fruit and a load of other nice stuff that just might make every day a little better.