Live Account Executive, Cape Town

Last update 2024-07-20
Expires 2024-08-20
ID #2210565847
Live Account Executive, Cape Town
South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town,
Modified June 28, 2024


Live Account Executive 99 Cents 2023-07-05 Cape Town CBD Job Ref #: SRSA66 Industry: Advertising Job Type: Permanent Positions Available: 1 99c is a full-service, integrated advertising agency with offices in Cape Town and Johannesburg.

We are one of South Africa’s largest independently owned Agencies.

Job Description Our Cape Town office is looking for a Live Account Executive to join our Client Service Team, working on one of our national retail brands. The suitable candidate will liaise and work with all internal stakeholders on the brand and driving a positive and collaborative relationship with client.

Our ideal person will be strategically strong and able to proactively lead clients in creative solutions.

Duties include, but are not limited to: Develop and maintain a strong relationship with the client through excellent work quality and professional conduct.

Participate and assist in new business development pitches.

Proactive work ethic is essential and problem-solving mindset is ideal.

Schedule and arrange client meetings with all relevant parties, including the management of related logistics.

Ensure that the team, as well as yourself, are well prepared for client meetings.

Produce accurate and timely contact reports after each client meeting which are detail-orientated.

Support office management by drafting effective and timely job briefs and amendments.

Liaise with colleagues in DTP, creative, production, traffic and other departments to ensure job is actioned.

Act as supporting point of contact for clients in the absence of other team members.

Assisting with brief-in, checking and ensuring understanding of briefs.

Monitor and follow up on all outstanding briefs with clients.

Ensure that briefs are approved upfront and billed timeously.

Manage and compile accurate and detailed weekly status reports for internal and external status meetings.

Job Requirements Requirements: Diploma/Degree in Advertising/Marketing2 years’ relevant experience in a similar client service position, in an Agency environment essential Strong admin skills Detail orientated Enthusiastic/confident/professional/diplomatic Team player with initiative and excellent interpersonal skills- good communication skills Ability to cope with pressure, meet tight deadlines and handle a wide range of tasks Reliable, organised and attentive Have a solutions-driven attitude Passion for client delivery and service Desire to grow in the agency Accountable with good follow-through Hard-working and proactive Ability to research and self-study Exceptional time management skills Technical Skills/Knowledge: MS Office (MS Word/Excel/Power Point)Workbook Attributes: Self-starter who takes the initiative and is able to work independently Exceptional organizational and administrative skills Detail-orientated Must have good time management skills, and be able to prioritise effectively Excellent communication skills, respectful and able to nurture and grow relationships Willing to learn, a big thinker and team player

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Live account executive

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