SAE/AM- Tech

Senior Account Executive

Ref: 393Tuesday 8 June 2021

Are you an ambitious Senior Account Executive or Account Manager frustrated in a role with lack of progression? This London based company is looking for a confident SAE/AM with a background in Tech or corporate comms who is keen to join a close-knit, creative team working with a range of exciting start-ups. 

With a strong focus on harnessing and setting the news agenda, candidates will need to have a good understanding of the UK and international media landscape.

The Role

  • Working alongside/under the heads of the Tech team, you will need to provide robust account direction and team management, but lead by example and still be ready and willing to roll your sleeves up with a ‘no task is too small’ attitude
  • Overall client servicing and planning (including the ability to manage client expectations if necessary)
  • Actively listen to client needs and communicate this to the tech, consumer and creative teams
  • Coach, mentor and support junior team members
  • Reporting directly to the head of the Business team as well as the MD, ensuring that internal communication within the agency runs smoothly
  • International travel is likely to be a regular feature of the role

Experience

  • Must have a background in Tech media
  • Must have a keen interest in the interlinked nature of the news cycle, tech startups, social media, and global business trends
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience and a proven track record in running business or corporate media campaigns as well as managing a team of juniors
  • The ability to think on your feet and respond to breaking news stories on behalf of clients in a fast and creative manner 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Skilled team manager and mentor
  • Confident in fronting accounts and giving strategic counsel to clients
  • Experienced in handling new business and onboarding new clients

In return

  • Opportunities for business travel
  • Internal training and mentorships
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • 20 days holiday + up to 28 over time
  • ‘Free’ days off between Christmas and New Year when the office is closed
  • Day off on your Birthday
  • Breakfast provided everyday
  • Monthly development lunches
  • Quarterly creative dinner/drink sessions