Marketing Account Executive

Job description

McCann Bristol 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 a Marketing 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?!
Have a digital understanding
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.
Our approach

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
PERSONAL SKILLS

A good listener
Interpretative/lateral thinker
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)
Languages desirable
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 2018. 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.

The Package

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.

The Agency

McCann has created some of the best-known and most iconic advertising campaigns of the last century. As one of the world’s leading ad agency networks, McCann provides an unmatched combination of award-winning creativity, strategic insight and innovation globally, regionally and locally within each of the 100+ countries in which we operate. Our strategic approach, evolved from our founding and enduring Truth Well Told philosophy, is built on our core belief that brand truths can serve as a catalyst for generating powerful ideas that succeed, because they help brands to play a meaningful role in people’s lives. Through our integrated world-class capabilities, McCann today helps our clients to drive their brand growth across disciplines, media platforms, technologies, languages and geographical boundaries. Today, our work helps brands succeed and grow by engaging with consumers in their daily lives, while often becoming part of popular culture across the world. McCann’s total marketing services capabilities are enhanced and magnified through its seamless collaboration with the other major worldwide communications networks that are part of the global McCann Worldgroup offering. The McCann Worldgroup network provides today's marketers with best-in-class strategic and creative services that help their brands play a meaningful role in people’s lives and build their businesses. Visit us at www.mccannworldgroup.com.