Account Exec

We’re looking for a talented Digital Account Executive to join the Parallax team. Ideally, a digital native who’s passionate about technology, highly organised and a friendly individual.


Location: Leeds City Centre
Salary: Competitive
Hours: Full time (flexitime)

At Parallax, Digital Account Execs are involved directly in the management of client projects, keeping clients informed at every step of the way. We put a lot of trust in our account management team and are looking for an ambitious person to join the team.

Skills & Qualities

You must have…

  • A relevant degree (or experience)
  • Excellent relationship-building and communication skills
  • Project management and organisational skills with the ability to meet deadlines and targets
  • A strong desire to work hard, learn and improve
  • A passion for delivering outstanding work and a natural drive for quality
  • A good understanding of what a digital agency does
  • A strong command of time management and budgets
  • The ability to think on your feet
  • A deep curiosity about all things digital
  • An inclination for keeping up with trends and carrying out research
  • A keen interest in how a client’s business works

It would be a bonus if you had…

  • Experience working within a fast-moving agency
  • An outgoing nature, comfortable and confident around different people
  • A degree in Communications, Business or Marketing (or similar)

Job Description

The role is ideal for someone who’d like to work with a mixture of B2B and B2C clients on a variety of projects. You’ll be working closely with the account management team on interesting and game-changing projects, but also on Parallax’s own ongoing digital strategy.

The role also includes varied work across the agency. You’ll be liaising with the different teams and clients directly to fulfil the requirements of a range of projects and campaigns.

Day to day, you’ll be:

  • Arranging meetings and liaising with clients to understand their requirements
  • Establish and maintain strong client relationships through face to face meetings, phone calls and email
  • Carrying out quality control of all work that is submitted to clients
  • Disclosing campaign details to the client and all team members
  • Monitoring all stages of projects to guarantee that they run smoothly
  • Writing status reports throughout the duration of the project to keep clients and peers updated
  • Ensuring that the project stays within the allocated budget
  • Administration tasks that will help to keep campaigns well-managed and organised
  • Offering ideas to the account manager to develop exciting campaigns and deliver better projects
  • Keeping yourself stimulated in order to achieve maximum productivity
  • Working with your supervising account manager, proactively managing a portfolio of client programmes and campaigns, ensuring on-going performance to target metrics
  • Liaising directly with colleagues to assist in the smooth running of campaigns.
  • Provide regular performance reports and insights as directed by your supervising account manager
  • Identify growth opportunities for both our clients and the agency
  • Develop an awareness of key digital industry trends. Gain an appreciation of their influence on the development, management & strategy for our clients.

Benefits:

  • Bupa Select – top tier healthcare
  • Flexible working hours
  • Partial remote working
  • High spec 27” iMac or MacBook Pro with external display(s)
  • Matched pension – you pay into it, we match your contribution on top of your normal salary
  • Opportunity to grow and time to develop new skills
  • Great working conditions with a relaxed and fun atmosphere
  • Forward thinking company with a positive attitude
  • The chance to have a tangible effect on how the company progresses and grows
  • Given the responsibility to work independently
  • City centre office with good transport links & great local amenities
  • Company meals & events
  • Free office bar
  • Xbox One, WiiU

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