The role in brief
The Account Executive, and wider account management team, are the bridge between the
client and the agency.
Account Executives will work to support the account management team in the efficient day-to-day running of accounts, helping the team in delivering desired project outcomes.
They need to develop effective working relationships with client contacts, all key agency functions (research and planning, senior management, account handling, studio), and external suppliers, to maintain a consistently high quality of work.
Building good working relationships with client and agency contacts, through effective, professional communication and problem solving, working alongside senior management to maintain the client-agency relationship.
Managing the day-to-day administration of the client account, including issuing of invoices, timing plans, estimates and client contact reports.
Organising a variety of meetings, including room bookings, catering, technology, transport, and business trips as required.
Attending client briefings and calls, gathering relevant data to support the development of creative briefs in response.
Preparing materials for presenting and selling creative work.
Supporting the development of creative work by documenting client feedback and attending creative review meetings.
Monitoring project deadlines and budgets, identifying and communicating potential
changes that may be required.
Working with the account management team to support on the financials of each project and account, ensuring profitability and timely invoicing and billing.
Maintaining accurate records of meetings, decisions and next actions.
Supporting with any research to maintain the awareness of relevant market trends and developments in the wider advertising and communications industry.
Finding and commissioning suppliers and freelance staff, depending on agency and project requirements.
Below is an overview of the experience, skills and knowledge that are required to effectively carry out the duties and responsibilities of the role. These elements will form the basis of selection for the role.
Must be educated to degree level.
Previous agency experience as an intern or graduate placement .
Knowledge, Skills and Motivations:
Interested in advertising, business and communications.
Personable, and able to work effectively with a variety of different people.
Organised, with strong attention to detail and time management skills.
Excellent written and communication skills.
Able to manage projects, budgets and events.
Flexible, and able to solve problems.
Able to juggle competing demands and remain calm under pressure.
Demonstrate passion, enthusiasm and willingness to learn.
Good at evaluating creative work; able to give and receive feedback to support its development.
25 days' holiday per annum.
Holiday allowance will increase by one day per year after 2 years' continuous employment up to a maximum of 30 days. In addition you’ll have a free day off on your birthday.
Discretionary, company-wide bonus scheme based on achieving our overall performance targets.
Group Pension Scheme (enrolment after 3 months with the company).
Private Healthcare Scheme (on successful completion of probationary period).
Flexible/Hybrid working approach.
£250 annual allowance to improve your home working environment.
Annual volunteer day and an Inca Challenge’ away day (1-2 days), both which you will be invited to attend. Participation in these activities is voluntary and will not be taken from your holiday allowance.
Full happiness and wellbeing programme including:
Employee Assistance Programme
Mental Health First Aid
Quarterly Wellness Days
Lunch and Learns
And... lots more!
More details on our benefits and company culture are available on request.
Agency Inc, based in Somerset House, is a new breed of lead agency, that offers senior strategic planning and creative solutions to global clients in the technology, engineering, manufacturing, and sports sectors.
We build experienced, flexible teams around our clients’ needs, delivering brand repositioning, fully integrated campaigns, and content marketing strategies.
Having developed a strong base of clients in recent years, and picked up some notable industry recognition for the quality, creativity, and impact of our work, Agency Inc is determined to take another step forwards this year.
The objective is to deliver campaigns which are market leading in every aspect, perfectly crafted to the needs of our clients, and delivered efficiently and effortlessly (from the client’s perspective!).