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Account Executive

at Banter
Location Paddington, Australia
Date Posted June 16, 2024
Category Account Management
Job Type Full-time

Description

Banter is a specialist engagement marketing and brand experience agency that was established in 2016.

We create work that people choose to engage with across the disciplines of sponsorships & partnerships, experiences & events, digital & technology, and content & talent.

We’re seeking an ambitious, energetic, and organised Account Executive to join our vibrant, fun, and pet-friendly office.

As a fairly hands-on team from top to bottom, we aim to expand the agency by hiring a dynamic Account Executive who is eager to learn, grow, and thrive in a supportive and ever-changing environment.

We're seeking someone who is keen to learn the ropes of both client service and creative production, adept at transitioning between the two to become a well-rounded member of the team

Roles and responsibilities:

 

Client:

  • Supporting the development of strong and trusted client partnerships with a proactive approach to team support
  • Being across your key clients and their competitors, identifying opportunities to showcase competitive examples and constantly demonstrating a clear understanding and passion for our client’s business
  • Conducting and attending regular WIP’s and ensuring each campaign delivery is seamless
  • Managing client meetings, ensuring agendas and time frames are adhered to
  • Strong presentation skills with competency developing client-friendly presentations and frequently being part of the presentation of them 

 

Production 

  • Supporting the production team on the end-to-end delivery of campaign production in an efficient and effective manner 
  • Contributing to the creative production process by supporting the team with research and thinking 
  • Co-managing or managing (dependent on project) the production budget process with all major stakeholders and delivering campaigns that meet budget parameters
  • Attending client meetings where necessary to provide production updates and troubleshooting
  • Working seamlessly and collaboratively with the team to create ideas that are both creatively rich and executionally feasible
  • Supporting the creation of detailed and accurate budgets for internal and client sign-off
  • The ability to create and manage project plans, event schedules (bump-in and bump-out schedules), staff briefing documents and risk assessments
  • Select, brief and manage relevant suppliers
  • Support the confident execution of activations ensuring delivery is as per approved executional plan
  • Crisis management in a manner that’s smooth and professional at all times

 

Internal:

  • Living up to the values and vision of Banter
  • Collaborating with other parts of agency when it comes to ideation and fostering new opportunities
  • Ensuring all Banter internal processes are followed
  • Ensuring effective workflow across the team, managing workloads and assigning the right skills to the task
  • Setting both short-term and long-term goals and regularly reviewing performance with the senior team
  • The ability to manage upwards to maintain workflow within the team
  • The ability to escalate matters where required

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1-2 years of relevant experience 
  • The ability to work on multiple projects at the same time
  • Exceptional project and time management skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail 
  • A personally professional individual with the ability to build trusted partnerships with key stakeholders
  • A proactive and curious nature

  

What’s on offer for you

  • The opportunity for accelerated growth in a fast-paced and dynamic agency 
  • Hybrid working model (minimum 3 days in the office on offer – you can certainly come in more than that!) 
  • $1,000 on your work anniversary  
  • 1 day of extra annual leave for every year you’re at Banter (capped at 5 days) 
  • A range of cultural activities throughout each year 

 

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