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Account Executive
c22,000 + benefits
Account Executive - 22,000 - Creative Agency
Swindale Parks are proud to represent one of the foremost Creative Agencies in the UK. They are going through a period of expansion and are seeking an Account Executive to join their Account Handling team to support an Account Director with an established client. The role will include a mixture of office based work and off site client meetings, including going on-site for events and video productions where needed. A can do and positive attitude is a must for this role.
Key Responsibilities
  Client Liaison - Building and developing relationships with new and existing clients. Effective communication through all stages in project life. Negotiating with clients, concerning project details/budgets etc
  Brief taking - Accurately taking and understanding brief from client and reinterpreting requirements to brief internal departments
  Pitch Preparation - Preparing and presenting client proposals/pitch documentation
  Project Management - Supporting Account Director on delivery of larger projects. Tasks including delegate logistics, coordinating all print items, assisting with delivery of content solutions (video, ppt, animations). Completing all job paperwork to defined ISO9001 standards
  Project Responsibility - Project Management - responsibility for managing own projects including brief taking, budget control and reconciliation including working to agreed margin targets, briefing internal departments, inspiring creativity, quote preparation, client and supplier liaison
  On site - Being present onsite at all events. To support AM on larger events and to be in sole charge of smaller events
  Briefing Internal departments - Briefing production on duties, briefing Video and Graphics
  Creative Content - Taking part in creative meetings as arranged by Account Manager. Organising and facilitating meetings for own projects. Sourcing and briefing external producers/freelance/internal support for assistance in pulling together creative for event/video projects, general project assistance
  Financial - Quote preparation, budget control and reconciliation. Full financial management of smaller projects. Meeting targets
  New Business - attending new business meetings where appropriate with new business team
  Business Development - Producing Business Development plans for each client. Reporting on plans at Account Management meetings and keeping specific client directors up to speed on their clients
  CRM - Responsible for keeping CRM up to date with client contracts. Updating notes and ensuring suppliers are graded
Person Specification

  At least 3 to 4 years event production experience ideally in an agency environment working across a number of different clients and industries
  Experience of internal comms would be useful but not essential
  Experience in video/digital production would be desirable
  Outstanding interpersonal skills - ability to present and communicate to varying levels of seniority
  Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
  Ability to work under pressure to deadlines whilst delivering a number of events on time and on budget
  Ambitious, enthusiastic and highly motivated
  Flexibility is an essential, travel is likely to be a large part of the role as we work nationally and internationally
  Clean driving license
If you feel you are up to the challenge please call Claire, 0121 585 6079 or email your CV to c.yardley@swindaleparks.co.uk <mailto:c.yardley@swindaleparks.co.uk>