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Account executive

Account executive

locationLondon, UK
ExpiresExpires: 31/05/2022
Comms / Marketing / PR
Fixed term contract
Entry
£20,000 to £30,000 per year

Closing date: 30th May at 11.59pm

Salary: to be confirmed

Contract term: 12 months (with possibility to develop into permanent role)

Start date: June onwards 

 

Are you great at building relationships, thinking creatively and want to learn more about the communications industry? 

Haygarth Communications are a brand engagement agency creating powerful ideas on the high street and online. 

As the day-to-day eyes and ears on your client accounts, you’ll provide pivotal support in delivering successful and engaging campaigns with involvement in all agency and creative processes.

 

Responsibilities

  • Daily management of the client relationship; building and nurturing the relationship, maintaining adequate levels of contact, managing expectations of delivery accordingly
  • Responsibility for and support of elements of project delivery, within established and agreed budgets and time-frames
  • Possessing a thorough understanding of the client’s business and sector, compiling competitor reviews when required, undertakes proactive research of ideas and markets
  • Working with the creative studio; booking creative resource, liaising with creative services, briefing work into the studio
  • Budget management; assists with compiling budgets, tracking and updating costs during projects, develops an understanding of time utilisation
  • Finance administration; raising purchase orders, preparing quotes, processing supplier invoices
  • Managing supplier relationships and sourcing quotes
  • Monitoring the progress of work and campaigns, produces status reports and contact reports
  • Attending internal brainstorming sessions, assisting with inspiration and idea generation
  • Assisting with proposal development and client presentations 
  • Communicating with and providing all relevant job and account information to team members in a timely manner
  • Meeting and call follow-up; records meeting and conference call notes and distributes to key parties, ensures all parties are kept up-to-date as necessary
  • Providing team and client admin support; booking couriers, organising internal and external meetings, booking team and client travel, maintaining account filing

 

Knowledge, skills, experience

  • Contributes to the ethos, values and spirit of the company. 
  • Thrives in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A natural relationship builder
  • Works well under pressure, calm and focussed, not easily flustered, able to cope with competing demands
  • Able to use own initiative, proactive to the requirements of the position and beyond
  • Determined, a completer/finisher who finalises all actions despite distractions
  • Can-do, proactive approach at all times 
  • A real team player - keen and eager to support all activities, goes above and beyond
  • High standards at all times, with strong attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • A creative thinker, willing to volunteer ideas
  • Delivers on commitments and strives to exceeds expectations

 

To apply

  • Log in to your Creative Access account or register today to apply for this opportunity
  • Upload your CV and cover letter as one document (applications without a tailored cover letter will not be accepted)
  • Once submitted, you can no longer amend your application, so proof-read carefully
  • Do not contact the company directly
  • Please email any queries about this role to Creative Access at this address: recruit@creativeaccess.org.uk

Haygarth is an inclusive agency committed to promoting equality and valuing diversity. We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds, regardless of ethnicity, sexuality, disability, age, religion or any other protected characteristic.

The successful candidate for this opportunity will also participate in a Creative Access support programme that sits alongside workplace training. This includes a programme of induction training, monthly masterclasses, wellbeing support, buddying / mentoring and more.

Years of experience

  • Entry

Salary range

  • £20,000 to £30,000 per year