Account Executive (Digital) - Global Ad Agency
Opportunity to work at with a balance of global and domestic clients in Japan
Strong digital marketing capabilities
About Our Client
This company is a leading Global Advertisement Agency. They have been in Japna for over 50 years, serving the interst of both domestic and international clients within this market.
- Maintain the highest level of service on assigned client accounts.
- Reporting to the account director
- present ongoing campaign ideas and proposals to rostered clients;
- negotiate with clients and Agency teams and external vendors on campaign detai
- oversee the smooth running of the account ensuring on time and on budget delivery of deliverables
- Maintain administration tasks including account finance, budgets, OOP costs, and invoicing
- Contribute to the development of new business
- Participate in 'pitches' to win new business, including responding to RFPs
- Collaborate with internal and network colleagues to develop pitch materials
- Track pitch progress, maintaining team assignments, deliverables and finances.
- Partake in pitch presentations in English and Japanese.
The Successful Applicant
- Minimum three-year's experience in AE roles at Advertising Agency or Digital Marketing Firm
- An entrepreneurial spirit, go-getter proactive attitude, self-learner
- Ability to anticipate client's needs and provide actionable recommendations
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills: dynamic, charismatic and cool under pressure
- A creative bent, highly organized
- Social media and content marketing strategy skills;
- Strong understanding digital marketing platforms in Japan and overseas;
- Demonstrated experience in client-facing presentations and pitches;
- Strong understanding of project management, particularly in the digital space.
- Able to juggle multiple projects, accounts, tasks and deadlines.
- A strong desire to constantly improve and succeed
- Natural level Japanese, business level English (or better)
What's on Offer
- A leading full service advertisement agency
- Good balance of Gaishikei and Nikkei clients
- Strong work life balance