Account Executive

Date: 23 Mar 2024

Location: London, GB, EC1V 7LQ

Company: Matthews International


SGK is a global packaging and brand experience company. From idea to implementation, we deliver packaging solutions and brand experiences that give brands the freedom to speak louder, scale faster and grow stronger. We simplify marketing and amplify brands to deliver value.  SGK is a Matthews International company. 
 

POSITION SUMMARY

We are looking for an Account Executive to join our brand and packaging design agency, to support the day-to-day activity across projects on behalf of a set of established and well-known FMCG clients.

 

Scope of role

Office-based 2 days a week, WFH 3 days. May need to visit the agency or client offices as required.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

The Account Executive position will be involved in all aspects of delivering design and branding projects for a range of well known FMCG brand clients, including receiving client briefs, planning projects and working closely with the SGK creative teams to produce and present creative work. They will work closely with the Account Director and the Senior Account Executive as part of a wider team to manage all aspects of design process. Through this they will progress their creative and technical understanding of brand design while working with category-leading brands.

 

 

Key tasks overview

•       Support the team in responding to client briefs, managing creative teams, and producing client service related materials (e.g. timing plans, status reports etc.)

•       Assist the wider team to manager studio workflow, scheduling resource to maximise efficiency

•       Track and communicate status on client projects, including reporting on all current workstreams and future projects

•       Engage with different stakeholders as needed and operate client approval systems as needed for project delivery

•       Take responsibility for aspects of client finance, including invoicing and budget tracking

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS

We’re looking for an energetic and ambitious person with an appetite to learn new skills an desire to help author packaging designs that are loved and purchased by audiences around the world. They should be curious, keen to learn with a  great eye for detail, coupled with a desire to engage confidently with others and build relationships internally and externally.

 

Candidate profile

•       Great listening and communication skills to understand complex tasks and support AD/SAE as needed

•       Professional, positive and personable

•       Keen to build category knowledge and develop expertise witin the creative industry

•       Ability to adapt to requirement and multitask in a calm and logical manner

•       Ability to work within a process framework and go the extra miles to support your teammate.

 

Ideal experience

•       1 year experience within creative industry or smiliar

•       A passion for creativity and pack design

 

 

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