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Job Title: Account Executive

Location: Leicester

Salary: £Neg

The Client

Optima are recruiting on behalf of an innovative marketing agency based in Leicestershire. Our client delivers full strategic campaigns and are solely focussed on ensuring the customer journey provided to their clients is exemplary. A fantastic business with a dynamic culture who are looking to add to their growing business a strong, passionate and tenacious individual with previous experience of working within a marketing agency or on the client side.

The Role

Our client is looking to recruit a talented Account Executive/Account Manager to work with several integrated accounts and the day to day responsibilities will include:

  • Face to face meetings with clients to discuss and identify their requirements in detail;

  • Work closely with internal colleagues to ensure marketing campaigns are put together to meet the clients brief and budget;

  • Undertake presentations at senior level, to deliver the creative work and budget to the client with colleagues and also on your own;

  • Write creative briefs and assist with the formulation of marketing strategies;

  • Negotiating and maintaining strong client relationship throughout the whole of the campaign;

  • Manage campaign costs, invoicing of clients and handling all budgets;

  • Updating clients with written communication reports;

  • Undertake administrative tasks;

  • Be involved in pitches with the focus in securing new business;

  • Conducting research, liaising on a regular basis with clients and providing full team support.

The Successful Candidate

This is a fantastic opportunity for either an Account Executive looking for their next step, or an Account Manager looking to expand on your current knowledge and experience. In addition the successful candidate will also have the following required skillset:

  • Previous experience is essential with either a marketing agency or client side;

  • A minimum of 2 years + experience;

  • Relevant degree preferred but not essential;

  • Previous presentation experience, aiming to deliver on marketing campaigns

  • Outstanding communication skills, especially face to face communication

  • Ability to build and maintain customer relationships

  • Previous experience of handling budgets

  • Full, clean driving licence will be essential.

Salary and Benefits

£Neg depending upon experience

Benefits reward scheme

Hours 9 - 5.30, Monday to Friday

£10.00–£13.00 per hour

£50 night shift allowance per week

£27,000–£32,000 per annum

£38,000–£42,000 per annum

Pension