Account Executive

Job Function

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Department: Account Management
Location: Cape Town, WC
Type: Permanent
Reports To: Account Director

We currently have a vacancy for an Account Executive. The ideal candidate will be a go- getter who is able to work under extreme pressure and have a degree/diploma in marketing.

The completion of a postgraduate degree in advertising is also advantageous.
Duties will include but not limited to:
Client interaction.
Develop and maintain strong client relationships.
Status reports.
Taking briefs from clients and writing debriefs for studio.
Manage cost estimates and billings for clients.
General account administration.

Requirements include but are not limited to:
*Degree/diploma in marketing.
*One year experience within an advertising agency or the completion of an internship (highly advantageous).
*Strong organisational skills.
*Attention to detail is imperative.
*Outgoing and dynamic person who is presentable.
*Good people skills.
*Willing to share responsibility and be part of a team.
*Work well under pressure.
*Energetic and not afraid of hard work.
*Computer literacy – MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
*Driver’s licence.

When applying, please include the job title (Account Executive) in the subject line.

Please note that correspondence will only be made with shortlisted candidates. Should you not receive a response within two weeks, please consider your application to be unsuccessful.
Thank you.

Ogilvy & Mather South Africa is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of race, colour, creed, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, disability, age, citizenship, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, sexual orientation or because of gender identity or expression.