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Account Executive - Mandarin Speaker (football)

Job overview
Our client is one of the UK's largest digital agencies connecting huge brands to China. They work with a range of exciting clients such as Sony, Rolls Royce and Harrods. They are looking for an Account Executive to join their team!

Looking for Account Executive jobs in London? Want to work for one of the UK's largest creative agencies working with a range of exciting global clients? If you're fluent in Mandarin and have a real passion for football, apply for this Account Executive role today!

Company Profile

In this Account Executive graduate job, you will be joining the UK’s largest digital creative agency that connects huge brands to China. They are working with global clients such as Sony, Rolls Royce and Harrods and aim to use digital media to connect brands, people and cultures. The agency has offices in both Shanghai and Camden, London and looking to grow hugely as a business.

Job Description

In this Account Executive graduate job you will be responsible for dealing with the company’s football clients, working on marketing for the likes of Manchester United and Watford FC. You will assist with project management, client communication and the delivery of digital marketing and social media content. You will be a strong communicator who is able to build and maintain relationships as well as deliver results on projects to strict deadlines. You will have a real passion for digital marketing, Chinese culture and football, with a strong work ethic and willingness to learn.

Key Responsibilities

In this Account Executive role you will be responsible for:

  • Working on projects throughout the life cycle to ensure clients’ needs are met
  • Publishing content on football clients’ social media pages
  • Assisting with development of strategy and campaigns
  • Reviewing copy to ensure it is at a high quality
  • Supporting Account Manager and Director with planning
  • Building relationships with influencers and digital partners in the football sphere
  • Maintaining clear client communications

Job Requirements

  • A 2:1 or above from a top University
  • Fluent in Mandarin essential
  • A passion for and strong knowledge of both football and Chinese culture
  • Commercial experience in a marketing/advertising/media role
  • Knowledge of Chinese social media platforms (Sina Weibo, Douyin, WeChat, Little Red Book)
  • Experience dealing with clients
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • An analytical mindset with experience using Excel
  • A real passion for digital media and connecting cultures

Benefits of the Job

  • Great graduate starting salary of £23,000
  • The opportunity to work in an expanding digital media agency with smart and passionate individuals
  • Flexible working hours
  • Early finish Fridays
  • 29 days holiday
  • Free snacks, fruit and drinks
  • Regular social events

Interested in Account Executive jobs in London? If you're passionate about football and digital marketing, apply for this Account Executive role today!

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