Full Time

Senior Account Executive – Arabic

Posted 2 months ago
AED 15,000 - AED 18,000 per month

Job Description

The Senior Account Executive supports the larger Account Management Team in client and project management for a wide range of projects. Liaison with key internal and external stakeholders including but not limited to clients, suppliers, creative department, production team, and other 3rd parties is the key responsibility of the role. The role is scoped with growth opportunities in mind and includes independent management of small to medium-sized projects.

The Senior Account Executive looking to join the team needs to be highly passionate about the advertising and experiential world and be a dedicated, hard-working individual with a can-do attitude and a willingness to learn and grow. The ideal candidate needs to be as much a “doer” as a “talker” and be able to work with a wide spectrum of people from all walks of life. The candidate should be an outgoing individual with a wide range of interests in the world of sports, music, culture, and fashion and be highly connected with current trends and developments.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Account management, including leading client and internal meetings
  • Account monitoring, reporting, and analysis
  • Manage small to medium-sized projects (US$20k-100k), including direct management of suppliers & clients
  • Strong implementation skill set with a knowledge and understanding of the production
  • Client counsel, both tactical implementation and general day-to-day contact
  • Assist in developing pitch proposals and presentations
  • Oversight of creative process both in pitch and implementation phases
  • Strong understanding of the client requirements, and able to fill a proper clear brief for the rest of the team
  • Being able to manage multiple projects at once
  • Budget management & supplier negotiations

Skills Required:

  • Minimum 2-3 years’ Account Executive experience
  • Communication or marketing degree preferred
  • Knowledgeable about brand management
  • Strong project management skills
  • Articulate and well accustomed to a client-facing role
  • Willingness and ability to travel
  • Team player
  • Previous experience in event management
  • Strong communication skills in English (Arabic beneficial)
  • Preferable to have experience working with sport/lifestyle and fashion clients
  • Effective time management, and demonstrated ability to work to tight deadlines, whilst managing multiple projects
  • Ability to communicate effectively, including skills in negotiation and forming trusting professional relationships
  • Previous experience executing projects in GCC markets (KSA, Qatar, Kuwait, etc.)