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Senior Account Executive – Operations

A member of a single client account team, our client is a major retailer re-launching their brand with a modern and inclusive look and feel. Their re-launch activity is focused in-store and the local community. The number of launch activity per week ranges from 5-25. This is a fast paced and rewarding account to work on.

Your fresh fit

  • Playing an important role within the account team, directly reporting to your designated Account Manager and acting as line manager to your Account Executive(s) or graduate placement
  • Appropriate responsibility and autonomy for account management, budgeting and delivery support across the clients and projects within your team
  • Directly supporting the Account Manager ensuring best working practices are adopted
  • Creating and delivering several store plans simultaneously for the retail client

Your day-to-day role

  • Managing and maintaining assigned store delivery projects through to completion, being a point of contact on the agreed elements to include the independent delivery of several store launches and activities
  • Day-to-day client management for your specified store plans
  • Creating and managing store plans for the client from brief through to delivery
  • Financial responsibility and ensuring budget accuracy across all projects
  • Setting up, attending and documenting client meetings
  • Ensuring projects are delivered successfully on time, on brand, on budget and to the highest standard
  • Creating key information documents to ensure that onsite staff have the required information to deliver store activity
  • Ensuring fresh processes and systems are adhered to
  • Providing day-to-day team status administration and reporting
  • Acting as an active member of weekly account team update meetings
  • Researching and sharing industry knowledge and developments within the team
  • Communicating regularly with, and reporting to, the Account Manager/Senior Account
  • Manager with all project status updates
  • Making recommendations to improve efficiency and ways of working
  • Weekend on call every 4-6 weeks

Skills and experience to succeed

  • IT and Mac proficiency including excellent Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint and Keynote
  • Financial and business acumen as you’ll be responsible for creating budgets
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organisational, work prioritisation and time management skills
  • Can-do attitude with good problem solving solutions
  • A real team player who’s self motivated and able to work under pressure and at pace
  • Attention to detail to deliver client projects on-brand and brief
  • Ability to develop a strong working relationship with all divisions within fresh
  • A strong desire to succeed and to be a rising star at fresh
  • Sound knowledge of the marketing, experiential and retail industries

What you will learn at fresh

  • How fresh operates as a successful fully integrated agency and how to work best to deliver a joined-up approach
  • Different ways to challenge yourself in your role and learn new skills
  • How to develop strong working relationships with all divisions and suppliers
  • Develop project management skills to support on a large number of projects simultaneously
  • Understanding of retail marketing and how experiential fits in with a broader integrated campaign
  • Experience in design and production of branded marketing materials

Opportunities to progress

  • fresh induction, training and development processes are in place to help you develop your skills and focus on your career progression plan
  • Opportunity to gain experience across the wider team in working on different projects
  • Structured appraisal plan and smart objectives to help you move towards Account Manager

Think you are what we are looking for? We’d love to hear from you! Apply below or send your cover letter and CV to [email protected].

 

 

 

 

 

 

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