Graduate, Advertising

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Updated: January 30, 2019
Location: England, United Kingdom
Job ID: 901


The primary purpose of the graduate account executive is to support the account team on the day-to-day running of the client account. This will include timing plans, estimates, budget control and assisting the trafficking of work through the creative services department, which will enable us to provide you with a solid grounding in servicing our clients' needs.

Client Services Management

•Begin to build knowledge of tactical & administrative processes

•Begin to build understanding of client/agency relationships & service

•Learn client's internal regulatory review process

•Start to build and develop relationships with clients

Product/Task Leadership & Accountability

•Support team to enable effective & reliable delivery of high-quality projects

•Build knowledge of expectations, processes & timelines involved in effective, high-quality project management

•Support team to deliver to deadlines

•Deliver consistent quality, with proactive, effective & efficient results that meet or exceed expectations

Business Management

•Begin to build knowledge of the agency's business

•Begin to understand budgeting and invoicing processes

•Begin to build knowledge of medical communications

•Begin to develop understanding of the overall healthcare industry

•Responsible for accurate input of all hours worked onto timesheets on a daily basis for self

Team Orientation/Collaboration

•Provide team support as required, working with a positive & "can-do" attitude

•Exhibit enthusiasm & a willingness to learn internal disciplines

•Volunteer to take on team assignments and jump in wherever possible

•Be a proactive team player

•Participate in the culture of the wider medical communications team

Job Requirements

•Degree educated

•A sound understanding of the role of advertising within the marketing mix

•An understanding of the brands you are allocated to and the market environment

•Familiarity with the ABPI Code of Practice and the ability to ensure adherence to it

•Good communication, organisational and administration skills

•The ability to develop and effectively communicate project timelines

•Strong attention to detail and good proofreading skills

•Solution focused - suggestion of ideas and recommendations where appropriate

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