Account Executive - Ascot & London

Ascot & London Full-time

We are seeking an experienced Account Executive to join our team based at both Ascot and London offices. 

Working on one of our largest clients supporting the Client Services team with the winning and development of experiential campaigns.

What do we look for?

At BEcause we believe a person’s qualities are as important as their experience - we recruit on DNA; having the right attitude, skill-set and ambition.  We have a strong family culture and look for our team members to embody the same behaviours as the senior management;
• No-nonsense, straight talking, firm and fair - we are a team that considers and respects those around us
• Pro-active, self-starters who are flexible and calm in a fast paced, ever changing environment
• Confident and challenging, always looking to add value and do better

What is the purpose of this role? To support the Account Manager as directed on the day to day project management responsibilities of our client service offering. Understand what success looks like for clients and how best to deliver against it, protecting both client and internal ambitions.

Responsibilities:-
1) Product Service Offering
a) Understands Project Management best practice including working systems and use of associated project management documentation / templates
i) Utlilises the project management matrix in order to understand both their individual responsibilities
ii) Applies best practice principles to client communication (understanding the subtleties of each client)
b) Able to make appropriate decisions on prioritization of workload in order to work efficiently through project management tasks, taking a proactive and assertive approach to help support wider team

2) Business Performance
a) Understand the basic principles of budgeting and P&L in order to maintain target profitability on projects
i) Goes through budgets on a weekly basis to ensure jobs are correctly billed and jobs have not gone over estimate
b) Works in spirit of time is money applying appropriate levels of effort to tasks in hand so not to over invest
c) Demonstrates negotiation skills when working with suppliers to ensure we achieve the best price possible
d) Ensures full approval of estimates before money is committed. Obtains purchase orders
e) The guardian of job numbers & jobbag

3) People Performance
a) Is able to manage upwards ensuring that the working relationship with Line Manager and productive, this includes open, regular communication. Understanding what and when information needs to be shared
b) Demonstrates a Flexible, Positive, Ambitious and Curious attitude.

Look forward to hearing from you.

Talent Team