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Entertainment Account Executive

To apply please send your CV to Brilliantpeople@mcsaatchi.com

We have an exciting opportunity for a hungry and enthusiastic Account Executive in the Entertainment team. Their role will be to provide a strong foundation for our account teams and ensure that entertainment campaigns are run as efficiently and professionally as possible.

JOB OVERVIEW

As an Account Executive, you are the key support on the account, responsible for assisting the AM and AD throughout daily tasks. That said, we operate a relatively flat structure within the agency, so you will be included within a variety of meetings and events and given the chance to contribute creative ideas and experience the many different things that our industry has to offer.  The successful candidate will have a proactive and diligent approach as well as previous agency experience. A passion for film, television or gaming would be a benefit.

JOB SPECIFICATION

Partnerships and campaign execution

  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the role of entertainment partnerships and support your AM and AD in the running and delivery of client campaigns
  • Become experienced in producing essential event and campaign documents alongside your AM
  • Be a key player in the on-site delivery of client events
  • Approach practical tasks with a ‘make it happen’ attitude and explore all routes to deliver requests from your team

Marketing, PR and Media Management

  • Have an understanding of the role that PR plays for the client’s business and what our deliverables are as an agency
  • Have a strong knowledge of media, especially in relation to the specific needs of your client, and be aware of the importance that media play in the role of a PR agency
  • Develop relationships with key entertainment media and build on our extensive contacts book

Social and Digital Media

  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of social media platforms and the digital landscape
  • Develop an understanding of emerging technology and its potential use in marketing

Creativity and industry insight

  • Offer ideas and contribute to brainstorms – show interest and proactivity
  • Become immersed in the competitor landscape and creative industry, keeping your team updated with any brand activity, creative executions and related industry topics
  • Support on day to day creative tasks through management of various briefs and demonstration of strong copywriting skills

Client Services

  • Show genuine interest in your clients’ business and key entertainment territories
  • Respond promptly to client requests.  Keep the client informed if there is going to be a delay

Administrative work

  • Take ownership of essential administrative tasks and deliver them to a high standard
  • Take initiative with managing the day to day team administration (e.g. status docs printed before calls, taking meeting notes, all docs from clients saved on the system, meeting rooms booked)
  • Take responsibility for managing regular account tasks (e.g. reporting, coverage documents, status reports, raising POs, ensuring folders are kept well organised)
  • Excellent attention to detail and strong verbal and written communication skills are essential

In order to apply for this role, please submit a CV and covering letter to Brilliantpeople@mcsaatchi.com