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Account Executive

Remuneration:R10000 - R13000 per month Cost to company 
Benefits:Medical Aid
Education level:Diploma
Job level:Junior/Mid
Own transport required:Yes
Travel requirement:Occasional
Reference:##ACC EXE DBN 1801
Company:Umlilo Brands

Job description

About Us:
Umlilo Brands is an all-inclusive activations agency providing branding delivery solutions, innovative design, audio visual experiences, and extraordinary live events.  We bring brands to life by creating superior differentiated consumer experiences, both physically and digitally.  Driven by passion, and drawing from extensive experience, our small professional team delivers!  We’re seeking an experienced Account Executive to join our team. 

Duties will include:

Major Task:

Responsible for the smooth running of accounts

Build strong relationships and to foster good team spirit with both clients and members of the agency team

Account Execs play a pivotal role in the development of activation & creative strategies and will be measured on their ability to contribute.

Account Execs need to understand Brand delivery and be able choose the correct product/platform or space to deliver product content.

It is the AE’s ultimate responsibility for ensuring work is produced on time and within budget.

Assists other departments with forward planning on future projects.

Has a thorough understanding of the client’s business and the major factors/trends shaping their market(s).

Is the client’s first port of call for all issues.

Is the agency team’s first port of call for all questions relating to that client.

Identify any client issues/questions or internal issues before they arise.

AE’s are responsible for taking and delivering clear and on point project and creative briefs.

Understanding what type of product/delivery the clients Brand needs.

Has the ability to judge and sell creative work.

AE’s are responsible for managing client deadlines and delivery expectations with creating unnecessary pressure in the studio.

Has a good understanding of the principles of qualitative/quantitative research.


Diploma in Marketing or Bachelors Degree will be advantageous

Marketing knowledge and experience

Financial and budget control ability

People management skills

Team worker

Demonstrates potential leadership qualities

Excellent written/verbal communication skills

Good interpersonal skills

Strong service orientation

Integrity, energy and creativity

A thorough working knowledge of all agency systems

Minimum two years of experience essential within an activation/ad agency/event mangement/corporate gifting environment


Posted on 21 Feb 14:34

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