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Account executive (6 months FTC)

Account executive (6 months FTC)

locationLondon, UK
remoteHybrid
ExpiresExpires: 10/06/2024
Comms / Marketing / PR
Fixed term contract
Junior
£20,000 to £30,000 per year

Expires on: 10th June

 

Join a creative social agency that makes brands unskippable.

Through our work with clients including Adobe, Prime Video, Spotify, YouTube, Microsoft, Kellogg’s, HSBC, John Lewis, Have I Got News For You, Motorway, Channel 4 and Amazon Alexa, we add value, not noise.

We put creativity at the heart of everything we do. From social strategy, social creative, social production, social amplification and social effectiveness, we deliver expertise and cultural relevance. On social.

As an Account Executive, you’ll be working within a fast-growing, tight-knit team to support in the delivery of engaging content and campaigns for one of the UK’s biggest brands and broadcasters. You will demonstrate excellent communication skills and will be integral to delivering great work. You will have a good understanding of the social media landscape and implement learnings to enhance our output. You will be collaborative, and inquisitive - asking as many questions it takes to help better your understanding of how your clients and teams work.

 

Responsibilities

  • Team support: Brainstorming, researching, managing content plans, scheduling assets, data mining /reporting and tagging.
  • Client management: Delivering top-notch work on time. Building a relationship with the client to ensure open communication and effective feedback.
  • Creative: Attending brainstorms, supplying brief-friendly thought starters and contributing/ building on new ideas.
  • Project support: Having a clear sense of the brief and the SOW, and assisting in the timely production and delivery of social content. Keeping your line manager informed of progress and ask for help when you need it.
  • Creating client-ready documents; from pitching ideas, and responding to briefs, to reporting on results.
  • Quality control: Keeping a keen eye on output and preventing any work that isn’t up to scratch from leaving the building.
  • Commercial: Having an understanding of what is in scope for your projects and being diligent in avoiding scope-creep.

 

Knowledge, skills and experience

  • Teamwork: Ability to set tasks with clear objectives and deadlines. You should be motivational, approachable, cool-headed and collaborative.
  • Analytical skills: Anticipating and identifying problems relating to client work. Pre-empting issues that may arise and prepare to action appropriately
  • Communication: Able to share ideas clearly, demonstrating confident and sociable communication with people at all levels.
  • Organisation: Ability to juggle several projects at once without sacrificing attention to detail. You’ll be able to prioritise tasks and deadlines
  • Technical: Familiar with Microsoft Office products. And social media platforms’ functionality.
  • Market knowledge: You will show demonstrable understanding of social media channels, tools and trends.
  • Analysing the data mined for reporting and making insightful recommendations.
  • You will have started to consider the financial profitability of client business and identified opportunities for additional revenue.
  • Strong attention to detail.

You'll also need:

  • Experience either agency or client side working in social, digital, marketing or advertising
  • Experience of fast-paced environments and be well versed in handling multiple projects at once.
  • A strong understanding of the major social platforms (Facebook, Instagram and Twitter), their capabilities and a grasp of their native insights and analytics.
  • An ability to diplomatically negotiate conflicting deadlines and requirements to deliver work on time and on budget.
  • To be organised, creative, tenacious, and dedicated and able to work under pressure.
  • To be self-starter and able to take initiative. If you see something that needs doing, you won’t be afraid to roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and G-Suite.
  • To be a confident communicator.
  • Keen interest in entertainment and ear to the ground on popular culture and YA trends.

 

Job scams

Please note: We have recently become aware that individuals not associated with The Weber Shandwick Collective have fraudulently used our name - and the name of some of our employees - to solicit applications for fake jobs, to conduct fake job interviews and to make fake job offers. Any request to schedule an interview and any bona fide offer of employment will only come from an authorized representative of The Weber Shandwick Collective with an email address "@webershandwick.com". 

We urge you to be careful when sharing your personal information and to be aware of scams involving fake job postings and job offers.

 

Diversity & inclusion

That Lot is an Equal Opportunities Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or disability status.

We are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. 

We make our careers website accessible to any and all users. If you need an accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact us at JobAppAccommodation@ipgdxtra.com. This email address is not for general employment inquiries or vendors; rather it is strictly for applicants who require special assistance accessing our employment website. Due to volume, messages sent to this email address that are not related to accommodations cannot be answered.

Please make sure that you state in your application that you found this role via Creative Access.

Fields of study

  • Media / Communication
  • Marketing / Sales

Required degree level

  • Level 3 (e.g. A Level)

Level of experience

  • Junior

Salary range

  • £20,000 to £30,000 per year