Account Executive – Job Description

Your role will involve; assisting Account Managers/Account Directors on a range of client accounts, day-to-day handling of research and administrative tasks, report writing and client management.

Line Manager
Account Director

Promotion To
Account Manager

Principal Responsibilities
Research & Data Management

  • This will involve the completion of regular, systematic quality assurance procedures to ensure the accuracy of data prior to report construction, writing and delivery to clients
  • Provide fieldworkers with feedback based on regular quality assurance checks
  • Assist the Media Manger with media list and media classification management on the client accounts for which you are a team member
  • Ensure fieldworker briefing documentation follows the ‘house’ rules regarding structure, content and style, and that it is accurate, easy to understand and up to date
  • Briefing fieldwork teams on project background and client goals, explanation of project analysis matrices
  • Perform daily checks on client dashboards to ensure the data is sound and they are free of technical glitches

Report Writing

  • You will have excellent written skills to interpret and analyse data accurately and appropriately in order to present findings in a clear, concise manner to a range of different stakeholders on the client-side

Client Service

  • Assisting the Account Manager/Account Director to successfully manage client expectations through regular contact via meetings, telephone and e-mail
  • Assisting the Account Manager/Account Director to set up new projects in accordance with client requirements and internal procedures, including analysis framework and selection of media mix
  • Communicating client goals and requirements internally and engaging with the production teams to meet client delivery targets

Skills Required For The Role

  • Good communicator, excellent written and verbal skills in English
  • Results-oriented, problem-solver, systematic worker with excellent time-management
  • Detail-orientated, ‘sweat the small stuff’ – it’s important
  • Very good practical knowledge of current MS Office software, especially Excel and PowerPoint