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Full time
London

Account executive / junior account manager.

We’re seeking an account executive / junior account mananger to join our growing team in London.

Is this you?

Ideally you’ll have 2+ years' experience in consultancy/agency as an account executive or junior account manager. You’re a self-starter with an unshakable can-do attitude; great at managing multiple live projects from brief to completion, while instilling huge confidence in those you work with by being totally “on it”.

You’re resilient, with high levels of personal accountability, passionate about being exceptional – disinterested in average.

Initially, you’ll be coming in to deliver campaigns and projects for one of our most prestigious accounts. Working directly with the Account Director, this role will give you exposure and the chance to develop to lead your own accounts in the future.

Experience working with or for Professional Services organisations would be a plus.

What you'll do:

  • Support live projects, right from the ideas stage through to final delivery
  • Be responsible for communicating the correct information to all members of the team, to facing into clients and reporting to the account director.
  • Meet with clients face-to-face or over the phone to discuss briefs and build strong working relationships
  • Offer creative ideas and strategic solutions to new briefs
  • Develop briefs and brief into designers, illustrators and partners
  • Manage projects, including planning of timescales and deliverables
  • Act commercially, delivering projects on time and on budget
  • Arranging meetings and liaise with clients to understand their requirements
  • Ensure quality control of all work that is submitted to clients
  • Monitoring all stages of campaigns to guarantee that they run smoothly
  • Write and circulate status reports, contact reports, and budget trackers throughout the duration of projects to keep clients and peers updated
  • Help to ensure that the project stays within the allocated budget

What you'll need:

  • 2+ years working in-house or in a similar agency environment preferred, though not essential.
  • An interest in creative communication, culture and people engagement
  • Ability to bring fresh and smart ideas to every project
  • A focus on delivery – on time, on budget, and excellence every time
  • Passion to learn, and a desire to drive your career forward
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • First-class organisational skills
  • A pro-active approach to creative projects
  • Experience of working as part of a team
  • Ability to work under pressure while remaining calm and focused on delivery
  • A personable and professional character that will allow you to build client and colleague rapport
  • The confidence to give clients trust in your work

What you’ll get

You’ll be part of Team SA. A vibrant, energetic, award-winning team who love what they do, support each other, and are driven to delight clients and colleagues alike. You’ll learn every day, working with some of the best in the business, amazing brands and clients.

You’ll have the opportunity to develop and shape your career in a dynamic and growing business, having plenty of fun along the way. You’ll get a healthy remuneration package including yearly remuneration reviews and discretionary bonus scheme, coaching and development, regular away days, private healthcare, pension scheme, and death in service benefits.

You'll thrive in this role if you are:

    • Client-focused, naturally motivated to go above and beyond to deliver a fantastic service experience
    • Ambitious and motivated by hard work and achievement
    • Resilient and optimism oriented
    • Keen to learn, with a natural thirst for new ideas and approaches
    • Fun, collaborative and a true team player
    • Ready to bring the best of you to work every day.

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We’d love to hear from you

hello@scarlettabbott.co.uk
01904 633 399

York

The Old Chapel,
27a Main Street,
Fulford, York, YO10 4PJ

London

77 Farringdon Road,
Farringdon,
London, EC1M 3JU

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