Account Executive
JOB TITLE: Account Executive
EMPLOYER: McCann Erickson DUTY STATION: Azerbaijan
PUBLISHED: 2020-02-04 LAST UPDATED: N/A DEADLINE: 2020-03-05

Position Title: Account Executive

Department: Client Services Department
Reports to: Account Director

Position Summary:

Responsible for learning/knowing all the possible aspects of the clients’ business: the Pros and Cons of all clients’ marketing efforts. He/She also has to control the effectiveness of day-to-day liaison with clients to ensure successful and timely completion of projects through all communication implementations. He/She has to assist clients with developing an advertising strategy.

Key Responsibilities

Account Executive shall:

 Closely follow all related activities of the Client and assist to Account Director.
 Possess an understanding of the clients’ business needs, expectations and objectives.
 Have the ability to understand the marketing strategies to achieve the above objectives and a broad knowledge of strategies used in other markets.
 Develop presentation and communication skills demonstrated through client presentations, selling creative and media ideas, learning to listen actively to read sensitive situations accurately and prepare strategy papers.
 Pay attention to the details and supervise the creative works/processes before they are prepared for print/sent to the client.
 Prepare timelines and communication plans per project and control the executions by follow-upping the ongoing project implementation and controlling production and creative activities considering the above mentioned timelines and plans.
 Provide timely reporting to Account Director and Clients on the ongoing projects.
 Possess effective negotiation skills demonstrated through budget presentations, liaison over creative issues between client and creative department.
 Secure approval of production estimates and oversees production budgets and their development.
 Understand and use the Agency’s Roadmap processes
 Assume responsibility for on-time invoicing and budget control through managing purchase orders, approvals.
 Work closely with Agency team in identifying superior ideas.
 Manage the filing process of all the projects undertaken and completed.

Education and Experience Requirements

 University Degree/preferably in marketing
 1-3 years of experience in Advertising / Marketing
 Perfect command of English, Russian and Azeri (additional language will be an asset)

Skills necessary / to be developed:

- Communication skills
- Confidence
- Creativity and innovation
- Customer focus
- Influence and persuasion
- Presentation skills
- Initiative and proactivity
- Interpersonal Skills
- Multitasking Skills
- Organisational alignment
- Organisational awareness
- Planning and organizing
- Relationship building
- Results orientation
- Self development
- Team work
- Resilience

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