Graduate Account Executive

  • Marketing Communications
  • Leeds
  • c£23,000 + Benefits
  • JOB-1994 JHO

This is a fantastic graduate opportunity to kickstart your career in the marketing communications industry, overseeing the smooth delivery of client services projects and ensuring they achieve their full potential.

The Position:

The successful candidate will assume responsibility for:

  • Assisting the Account Managers in managing creative, marketing, print and mailing projects, including frequent contact with clients and supplier partners
  • Pitching ideas and managing post-sale activities from estimate stage and proofing cycle through to production output
  • Assisting with sales and production queries to ensure all expectations, SLAs and timelines are met
  • Interacting with all respective departments and the company’s Management Information System (MIS) to ensure all data is accurate
  • Ensuring all production and delivery timescales are met with proactive diary management
  • Supporting the appropriate work trafficking of projects through the production process
  • Assisting with the management of marketing activities and campaigns for clients
  • Attending client meetings either on video platforms or in person to take project briefs, provide analysis and performance against SLAs

The Candidate:

Applicants will be expected to demonstrate:

  • A minimum recent bachelor’s degree qualification or relevant work experience
  • Some knowledge of creative and marketing solutions
  • Creative thinking skills and a willingness to learn new skills and develop existing ones
  • A positive, proactive and self-motivated approach
  • Exceptional attention to detail, organizational and planning skills
  • Strong personal gravitas to deal with people at all levels, including clients and supply partners
  • The ability to work independently as well as in a multi-disciplinary team environment
  • Excellent communication skills with all stakeholders and a confidence in presenting information
  • Good project management skills and diligence
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office (and ideally project planning software)

In return you can expect a competitive salary, generous workplace pension, health & wellbeing scheme, 25 days’ holiday, a sociable environment, in-house canteen, onsite parking, plus encouragement in personal development programs to support your career progression within the company.

The Company:

A full-service creative communications agency providing a broad range of expertise to a diverse mix of sectors, our client offers its customers a compelling and unique set of in-house capabilities including strategy, design, artwork, experience, print production and digital design and build.