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Account Executive - Advertising

£21,000 - £24,000
London, North Kensington

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Gillian Vevers

I work as a Candidate Co-ordinator within a team that specialises in Technology & Digital and FinTech jobs. I profile graduates and gather information about their job search & career objectives, in order to ensure that the right graduates are sent to our Recruitment Consultants.

My area of expertise

Being a Candidate Co-ordinator means that I work on a variety of graduate jobs, for a huge range of different companies. Breaking the mould within the corporate realm, we focus on anything from sales jobs at tech companies to client services jobs at fast-growing FinTech startups.

Why I chose to work at Give A Grad A Go

Throughout my education, I've always been drawn to pursuing new opportunities. I applied directly to Give A Grad A Go, and during my interview I met members from several different teams. It was the warm welcome and engaging personalities of the people at Give A Grad A Go that made me certain that this was an environment I wanted to be a part of!

The worst job I've had

I’ve always been very fortunate in the work I have undertaken - I really can’t say I’ve ever had a bad job!

Looking for advertising graduate jobs in London and interested in pursuing a career in account management? You’re in luck - a great opportunity has just opened up at a creative healthcare advertising agency, whose clients include Bayer Bayer, Jazz Pharmaceuticals and My Active Ingredient.

Company profile

In this Account Executive graduate job, you will be joining an innovative advertising agency who produce materials including ads, mailouts and brochures for the world of healthcare. Having already made a big name for themselves within the advertising sector, the business is continuing to grow – and their vast portfolio has recently expanded into wellness, fitness and wearable technology. They are now looking to share their knowledge with a new team member – and are looking to find a personable and dynamic graduate to join them.

Job description

In this Account Executive graduate job, you will be joining an independent agency that offers fantastic opportunities for training and rapid progression. Your role will be incredibly varied, and tasks will include liaising with clients to deliver proposals, keeping up-to-date with industry news and proactively dealing with any campaign issues that arise. You’ll need to have a flair for marketing and fantastic communication skills, as you will be expected to build and sustain strong relationships with a number of key clients, as well as helping them with their marketing plans.

Key responsibilities

In this Account Executive graduate job, your responsibilities will include:

  • Working closely with your clients to deliver proposals, marketing plans and strategies for any new projects
  • Staying up-to-date with industry changes
  • Working to build and sustain strong relationships with your clients
  • Maintaining contact with clients and delivering campaign updates
  • Dealing with any campaign issues
  • Analysing and reporting on projects to gain insight into key trends

So, what are we looking for?

  • A 2.1 degree in a scientific based subject from a Russell Group university
  • A proven interest in client services and marketing
  • A real interest in science and an interest in learning more about a continually evolving sector
  • The ability to take constructive criticism and work autonomously when necessary
  • A great work ethic - you won't shy away from hard work and will strive to prove yourself!
  • A knack for research
  • A creative streak – you’ll be someone who can think outside the box and bring great ideas to the table
  • Commercial awareness - you’ll need to be business-savvy and preferably come with previous experience in an office environment

What else is on offer?

  • A competitive starting salary of between 21,000 - 24,000
  • Beautiful London offices with an in-house gym, including a personal trainer who is always on hand with fitness classes and tips on wellbeing
  • Comprehensive training and unparalleled progression
  • Flexible working times dependent on your day

Looking for advertising graduate jobs in London? If you’re a personable and proactive graduate looking to kick-start your career in account management, apply to this Account Executive graduate job in London today!

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