Account Executive (Client Services) - Harare,Zimbabwe
- Harare, Zimbabwe
|Company Type||Design / Advertising / Interiors|
|Job Role||Account Executive (Client Services)|
|Employment Type||Full Time|
|Monthly Salary||$ Negotiable|
|Career Level||Senior Management|
|Years of Experience||5|
|Degree||Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, or related field|
The successful Candidate will be the main contact person between the client and the agency (production and design team). Creating business relationships with the clients, meeting with them on a weekly basis to understand their advertising and marketing needs as well as researching and proposing new ideas according to market trends.
The ideal candidate must be a people person. Relationships with the Company’s clients and suppliers are core to the agency. They have open, honest and transparent communication with all of their clients and suppliers - this is a key area for the Account Executive as you will be the main touchpoint between clients, suppliers and the agency.
Effective communication to clients and team
Time management and organisation is key to this role
Creating and managing budgets for clients
Briefing the team on client needs
Present ideas/pitches to clients and communicate concepts from the design team to new and existing clients
Booking and managing media schedules
Reporting on clients to Client Services Manager
Meeting deadlines in a timely manner
Good ‘people skills’ for working with the team and clients
Lead and motivate the team and clients
Ensuring any increase/decrease in market rates (outdoor, press, production) is communicated to clients effectively and on time
Keeping on top of prevailing market trends and proposing new ideas to clients
Open, Honest & Transparent Communication (Internally and Externally)
Excellent Customer Service
Able to fit in with a Happy Work Environment
Comprehensive and current knowledge of company offerings and industry trends.
The drive and energy to manage multiple accounts while looking for new opportunities.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to understand client needs and handle the negotiation process.
Strong time management skills.
Computer skills, especially MS Office and CRM software.
5 years experience in the same / similar position
Prior experience in a Marketing / Design / Advertising Agency
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