Account Executive (FS)
Who is Ogilvy & Mather Advertising?
WHO ARE WE AND WHAT DO WE DO:
O&M is a world-class, multi-awarded creative agency,
based in London, with two basic beliefs:
All roads lead to the work and we all work for the work.
“All roads lead to the work” because we are not a service
industry, we are a manufacturing business; where our output is the very best
creative product that we can make for our clients.
“We all work for the work” because creative is not a department,
it is what we all do for a living.
At O&M we all work together to create the conditions
within which great creative work can happen.
No excuses, no exceptions, no shirking, no blame. We’re in
We strive to make socially relevant work for our clients.
This is creative work that generates or joins a conversation
bigger than the advertising.
Ideas that live beyond paid media. Ideas with ambition.
We work for all kinds and all sizes of clients (with all
kinds of needs and budgets).
We represent O&M in London for large global clients like
BP, Philips, Amex and Unilever
We are O&M London for local clients running domestic
campaigns from Kronenbourg to Amnesty International.
If that sounds like somewhere for you then we’d love to see
Ogilvy has been involved with this leading financial client
continuously since 2006 and awards have included two Effies, FSF Gold and an
This client is as complex as it is diverse. We’re currently
engaged on an array of projects from Group and Business positioning exercises,
Visual Identity exploration, Comms and Campaign planning through to content and
creative campaign development, on both a national and international level (with
a specific focus on markets including Middle East, Switzerland and Monaco.
Audiences are diverse, one minute it may be Ultra/High Net
Worth or institutional Investors the next, entrepreneurs, Corporate and Small
As we continue to grow we’re looking for a sparky individual
who wants to continue to develop a firm grounding in the Agency world, has an
inquisitive nature and isn’t afraid of a bit of variety – not to mention some
- Administration upkeep – supporting the Account
Team e.g. updating weekly client status reports, revenue forecast reports,
resourcing requests, and invoicing
- Working with the broader team to manage the
creative output process (inc. briefing, amends and delivery)
- Remaining on top of project requirements and
managing timelines and resource accordingly
- Demonstrating the ability to prepare, or
significantly contribute to, cost proposals with regards to defining the scope
of work, preparing fees and timelines, as well as, scrutinising budgets.
- Demonstrating the ability to accurately
interpret and analyse campaign data; thinking both strategically and
creatively; providing innovative solutions that are relevant to client
- Demonstrating a sound judgement of creative
work, ability to coherently argue the case where work is considered off brief
or in need of refinement
- Gaining an awareness of the necessary level of
financial control for projects (learning how to budget, forecast, invoice, and
maintain tight management of ongoing project budgets)
- Maintaining a good understanding of the clients’
business and the major trends shaping the market
- Strong organisational skills
- Strong communication skills
- Good grasp of finance and budgeting
- Good analytical skills and the ability to think
- Eye for detail
- Be passionate about good creative work
- Candidates need to be confident and able to hold
their own internally to fit in with the team and with client
- Forming close working relationships with
internal stakeholders and with clients are vital
- You will need to be energetic and thrive on a
challenge (there will be plenty of these!)
- You will also need to be resilient. Candidates
must be proactive with a go-get attitude
Removal Date 06-Jan-2018
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Assistant Account Executive
Alexander and his team bridge the gap between Ogilvy’s clients and its internal departments. As an Assistant Account Executive, Alexander combines client feedback with creative know-how put together amazing campaigns.
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