Account Executive

Job Description:

- Meeting clients to discuss their advertising needs

- Working with account planners to devise a campaign that meets the client’s brief and budget

- Presenting campaign ideas and costings to clients

- Briefing the creative team who will produce the adverts

- Negotiating with clients, solving any problems and making sure deadlines are met

- Checking and reporting on the campaign’s progress

- Keeping in contact with the client at all stages of the campaign

- Managing the account’s budget and invoicing the client

- Making ‘pitches’ to win new business


- Good spoken and written communication skills

- Strong presentation and negotiation skills

- Confidence, tact and a persuasive manner

- Good organisational and time management skills

- Good ‘people skills’, for working with a range of colleagues and clients

- The ability to lead and motivate a team

- A willingness to work long hours, often under pressure

- A professional manner