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Account Executive, Campaigns

Cheil Worldwide

Dubai, UAE

Ref: RP690-09

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

• Manage the day-to-day jobs and facilitates communication with clients and creative teams to move projects through the agency workflow
• Arrange meetings and liaise with clients to understand their requirements
• Evaluates project requests to ensure all proper information is gathered at the beginning of the workflow, communicating with the client to confirm details and clarify questions
• Develop and maintain in-depth knowledge of client’s business, market, competitors, marcom mix and relevant media platforms
• Advise clients and identify growth opportunities, both for the client and the agency, as a result of your understanding
• Always be on top of marketing trends and innovations; understanding how to apply these to the client’s business
• Contribute to sales targets by generating and developing a sales pipeline to meet team’s target on the portfolio of accounts
• The ability to work under pressure and assimilate large quantities of information quickly, while maintaining attention to detail - quality control of all work that is submitted to clients is essential
• Writing status reports throughout the duration of the project to keep clients and peers updates
• Participates in professional development opportunities, as approved by supervisor, to grow expertise

Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, advertising, public relations or related field
• 2-3 years’ experience in advertising
• Must be fluent in English (Arabic an advantage)
• Must be able to prioritize a demanding workload and tight timelines
• Flexibility and the ability to adapt quickly to changing situations
• Good written and verbal communication skills
• Exhibit a professional ‘can-do’ attitude with the preparedness to roll sleeves up and ‘get dirty’
• Display a willingness to learn
• Problem solver - Ability and willingness to proactively research and/or solve issues
• Proven experience in traditional advertising/campaign: Print, OOH, POSM, TVC, Radio, adaptations etc. (experience in digital/social is an advantage)
• Understanding of global and regional digital trends, consumer behaviors on various platforms and emerging technologies
• Highly collaborative and eager to learn and contribute in a team environment
• Fun, outgoing, collaborative, team player is essential

About the Company

At Cheil we believe in creating Ideas that Move – people, brands and the world. Our clients choose us for our unique thinking and creativity driven by innovation. Integrated at an operational level, we are able to offer an alternative perspective in digital & programmatic media, retail experience and experiential & live communications. Steered by our fighting spirit of ‘TU:HON’ (achieving the impossible) we have established our largest client, Samsung Electronics, as the most valuable and desired brand globally, and within MENA.

In 2003 we opened our first MENA office in Dubai, UAE. Today, we have a strong local presence throughout the MENA markets and Cheil offices in Turkey, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Iran. Looking to the future, we will continue to challenge the status quo across the region’s marketing landscape with a passionate team committed to driving innovation on behalf of our clients.

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