Senior Account Executive Jobs in Dubai
The Senoir Account Executive will support the A/E and A/S as the Client’s main contact with the Agency on a day-to-day basis and is the representative within the Agency for the interests for the Brand.
Senior Account Executives are participants in the development of advertising plans, integrated ideas & solutions and creative strategies for their clients, while ensuring the effective implementation of each.
Senior Account Executives are strong partners to their clients and Creative & Strategy Directors, as they have a clear understanding of where the client’s business needs to be, and how their team can help deliver.
In addition, the Senior Account Executives play a vital role in the training and development of the Account Executives and/or Assistant Account Executives.
They motivate their team and set a good example by living creatively. Core attributes of an Senior Account Executives are: Thinker, Builder, Inspiring
- Assist as point-of-contact for agency partners and internal team
- Traffics placement of campaigns and recommends rotations
- Meeting and liaising with agency partners and internal team to discuss and identify marketing communications and requirements
- Coordinate and facilitate meetings for status reports/updates, presentations and regroup sessions
- Provide input during development of projects based on insights and knowledge of project objectives
- Compile and distribute post meeting documents detailing key discussion items and next steps
- Organization of pertinent client and agency documents, maintaining the organization of the existing information database
- Culturally involved and active
- Is the day-to-day guardian of the client’s brand image
- Missionary for the creative product; approaches creative with infectious enthusiasm and stimulates creative thinking with their clients and agency team
- Ensures that jobs are correctly billed and within budget and understands how the agency makes money and the financial process.
- Ensures agency systems and procedures are adhered to and/or improved to ensure client expectations are fulfilled while agency profitability is protected
- Proactively consults with key departments and divisions to keep them informed of upcoming workload; keeps supervisor informed so there are no surprises
- Collaborates with Strategic Planners to ensure the development of provocative, single-minded communications strategies
- Strategic thinking abilities by keeping current on the industry trends and issues affecting client’s business. Reads business journals and synthesizes current business and marketing knowledge to improve/build on ideas
- Management of AES and AAES
- Understands DDB as a company and its philosophy; brings the DDB values to life.
- Forms strong bonds with clients; earning their respect and confidence
- Can reach up to more senior clients; always searching for ways to enhance the client/agency relationship
- Liaises with senior agency personnel to ensure constant and timely communication of client issues, concerns or requests; and to keep informed of agency resources and/or profitability issues which may impact client/Agency P&L
- You must be proficient in English, Arabic, and French
- Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills and able to work well with team members
- Strong project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
- Experience working on digital and direct campaigns
- Aptitude to take in the larger picture and think like strategic partner
- Able to work effectively and confidently across departments and at all management levels (internally and externally)
- 2-3 years of AE experience
- Bachelor’s degree required (business, marketing, or advertising strongly preferred)
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