Account Executive Job Vacancy in Kenya

Aug 8, 2016

Our client in the Public Relations, Digital Media and Branding Business is in need of an Account Executive
 

Scope
  • Acts as a link between clients and the agency. They are responsible for the coordination of advertising campaigns / projects and therefore communicating clearly to all those involved. 
  • Must understand their clients' needs and objectives and liaise closely with them throughout campaigns / projects, often on a daily basis. 
  • Manage administrative and campaign / project work and ensure that advertising projects are completed on time and on budget.

 Responsibilities 
 

Account executives contribute to and develop advertising campaigns.
 

Tasks typically involve: 
  • Meeting and liaising with clients to discuss and identify their advertising requirements; 
  • Working with agency colleagues to devise an advertising campaign that meets the client's brief and budget; 
  • Presenting alongside agency colleagues (particularly the account manager), the campaign ideas and budget to the client; 
  • Working with the account manager to brief media, creative and research staff and assisting with the formulation of marketing strategies; 
  • Liaising with, and acting as the link between, the client and the agency by maintaining regular contact with both, 
  • Ensuring that communication flows effectively; 
  • Negotiating with clients and agency staff about the details of campaigns; 
  • Presenting creative work to clients for approval or modification; 
  • Writing client reports; 
  • Monitoring the effectiveness of campaigns; 
  • Undertaking administration tasks; 
  • Arranging and attending meetings; 
  • Making 'pitches', along with other agency staff, to try to win new business for the agency. 
Salary: Gross of Ks. 35,000/= 

Specific degree subjects required either 
  • Sale & Marketing 
  • Advertising 
  • Advertising & Marketing communications 
Other relevant degree subjects 
  • Management
  • Business 
  • Media 
Skills and qualities 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; 
  • A proactive attitude, with the ability to use initiative; 
  • Excellent organizational skills; 
  • The ability to work under pressure and assimilate large quantities of information quickly, while maintaining attention to detail; drive; 
  • Flexibility & effective team working skills; 
  • Influencing and negotiation skills; 
  • Oral and written communication skills; 
  • Commercial awareness; 
  • A willingness to learn; 
  • Resilience, to enable you to deal with problems and constructive criticism; 
Training: On the Job

If you believe you qualify for this position, please send your CV to resumes@interviewupconsulting.com

All applications should be received by Friday 12th August 2016.


Only qualified candidates will be contacted.






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