Job description

The Company:

Our Client is one of Ireland’s largest indigenous advertising network offering top brands advertising solutions across eight Irish sites. They are the market leader for native advertising in Ireland. Through their innovative content and engaging display solutions they engage more than 50% of the adult population each month.

They currently have an exciting new opportunity for an Account Executive to join their team. You will be a part of an award winning commercial team and have responsibility for a set portfolio of media agencies and clients.

While this is not a direct sales role there will be an element of upselling and cross selling our clients solutions and services to existing clients/customers. Please do not apply for this role if you are not comfortable in a sales environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Managing all stages of client campaigns from an internal administrative perspective to ensure that all campaigns are organised, timely and optimised
  • Liaising with other functions of the commercial team such as copywriting and client services to ensure that all campaigns are delivered to the highest possible standard
  • Arranging meetings and liaising with clients to understand their requirements
  • Proactively up selling to client base
  • Ensure customer satisfaction, build and maintain strong relationships
  • Working with the agency team to meet agreed revenue targets, monthly and quarterly as set out by management
  • Maintain solid understanding of client advertising needs
  • Monitor media channels to optimise knowledge of general client spends
  • Offering creative ideas to the account manager / account director and wider commercial team to develop exciting campaigns and encourage clients to understand the importance of creativity throughout projects

Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Strong administrations skills
  • A pro-active approach to creative projects
  • Experience of working as part of a team
  • Experience in delivering client-focused solutions based on customer needs
  • Ability to work under pressure whilst maintaining a cool outlook
  • A personable and professional character that will allow you to build client rapport
  • The confidence to give clients trust in your work
  • Digital Advertising experience is a plus
  • An account executive will mainly be based in an office environment, with time also spent at external meetings and briefings.

Package:

  • Salary €30k-€35k DOE + €10K Bonus potential