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Account Executive

Fixed term for 12 months

We are looking for a talented, enthusiastic and experienced account executive to join our team. You will be responsible for managing accounts and maintaining long-lasting relationships with your clients. This is a hybrid account / project management role where you will be managing day-to-day project activity, liaising with clients, working with designers and lots more.

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • project managing the successful delivery of creative jobs, working closely with designers and ensuring that the outputs meet client needs and budget
  • managing a portfolio of high profile / large accounts and being the lead point of contact for matters specific to your clients
  • briefing designers and creatives, identifying opportunities for cross-team working and collaboration, scoping new projects and defining project scope with design managers and senior creative managers
  • preparing design, video and strategic planning quotes and schedules for client approval, liaising with the design, artworking, video and strategy managers and traffic team
  • building and maintaining strong, long-lasting client relationships
  • meeting clients for briefings and presenting creative concepts
  • discussing work schedules and status knowledgeably and confidently
  • sense and content checking materials supplied at all stages of development
  • supporting both the account managers and senior account managers to successfully deliver work that meets clients’ briefs and budgets by identifying new clients and growing new business

We are looking for someone with:

  • proven account / project management and relationship-building skills
  • experience of working within the creative industry, with a thorough understanding of budgets, production and timeframes
  • self-motivation and a polite, friendly and diplomatic manner
  • a demonstrated ability to communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively at all levels
  • experience in delivering client-focused solutions based on customer needs
  • a proven ability to manage multiple projects at a time while paying strict attention to detail, deadlines and budget
  • good commercial awareness to monitor cost effectiveness of in-house service delivery
  • excellent verbal, written and presentation skills an interest in current affairs

At Design102 we have always believed our differences make us stronger. This means we are an inclusive employer that values difference of all kinds. We celebrate and champion this diversity as each experience strengthens our team, adding value to the work we do and, ultimately, the public we serve.

Your application should include your CV and a statement of suitability.

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