Account Executive

Job description

Leading creative agency based in Soho, London seeking an Account Executive.
We are Kitchen.
We make wonderful stuff.
We make logos for the Queen.
We make websites for independent craft beers and global charities.
We make TV ads in Cuba.
We make press, tube and billboard ads you can show your mum.
We make pitch winning ideas (one very big one actually).
We make banner ads for bananas and social films for shakes.
We make presentations… that actually look exciting.
We make trips to lunch together.
We make hangovers in Switzerland, Barcelona and Marrakech.
We make everyone welcome at interviews.


Company Description:

Kitchen is an integrated Advertising Agency based in the centre of Soho. We are looking for an energetic Account Executive who is passionate about making creative work, has a keen eye for detail and works well in a fast-paced environment.

We are a small, agile team, so you should be willing to get involved in all aspects of agency life and enjoy working in a close-knit team.


Job Description:

As we are a small team, our Account Executive has to be an all-rounder and wear many hats: account handler, office manager and Director of Fun (a job title we have genuinely used for this role in the past).

Account Management

- Assist the Account Team in managing multiple clients and campaigns, ensuring deadlines and budgets are adhered to
- Be proactive in knowing our clients’ competitor markets, doing regular competitor reviews and assisting the Head of Planning with research when necessary
- Help to manage the internal team including project timelines, scheduling of resources and briefings
- Keep up to date with client invoicing, project fees and other financial admin

Office Management

Our Account Executive will also be in charge of the day-to-day office management (currently WFH) involving:
- Being the point of contact for the agency, answering phone calls and emails
- Managing the company’s finances, including bills, payroll and freelancers
- Creating content for and running the agency’s social media channels


Director of Fun

Our Account Executive is also our agency’s resident Director of Fun, responsible for all things fun in the agency: Team nights out, team nights in, weekends abroad (we try to go away every year) and so on. You will be in charge of the clients and our teams’ experience of the agency when from the second they enter the building to the moment they leave. You should have ideas how to make the office a great place to work, play and visit.


About You

- You do not need to have worked at an agency before, but some relevant work experience would be beneficial
- An interest in creative comms
- Opinions - everyone’s ideas are valuable in our team, so don’t be afraid to have a point of view and to express it
- A willingness to learn and can-do attitude
- Positive energy!


The Details

- The job will initially be a 4-day week, moving up to 5 days when we are back in the office
- 20 days holiday


Sound interesting?

To apply, please send your CV and a short video introducing yourself and why you want to work at Kitchen to Olivia at olivia@kitchensoho.com

The Package

The Details

- The job will initially be a 4-day week, moving up to 5 days when we are back in the office
- 20 days holiday