Marketing Account Executive (Office based)

Location:

Colchester

Salary:

Competitive salary depending on experience.

Hours:

Monday to Friday, 9am – 6pm

The Role

Part of the Mission Marketing Group, ThinkBDW are a full-service agency providing complete marketing, advertising and communications; from strategy to execution, all in-house. We are the UK’s leading property marketing agency, but we cover all industries and sectors including automotive, finance and leisure: we just love being creative! Our innovative services include the latest in CGI and digital marketing including websites touchscreens and iPad apps, bespoke marketing suites, signage and brochures.

You will be working out of our head office in Colchester, a vibrant, state of the art workplace with a pool table, a gym next door and a healthy social scene!

 

Job purpose

 

As a Marketing Account Executive you will be an integral part of the team at ThinkBDW. In this position, you will work alongside Account Managers and Account Directors to deliver marketing campaigns and collateral in collaboration with the client, studio teams and client services departments.

You will be confident to talk to clients and internal teams on a day-to-day basis, building strong relationships and ensuring projects are progressed and delivered in time.

Candidates must be supremely organised, have excellent communication skills and a keen eye for detail.

Training will be provided for the specifics of the role.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Working alongside the Account Managers, coordinate the delivery of marketing campaigns in collaboration with the client, studio teams and client services departments.
  • Work closely with the media planning and buying team to track media schedules and flag upcoming bookings.
  • Ensure campaign assets are created on brand, to the required specification, with the right message for the right purpose and to deadline. For example, this could include press advertising, direct mail and digital advertising.
  • Create templated emailer campaigns through platforms such as Spotler, Beepro and MailChimp.
  • Update website content and imagery using WordPress.
  • Basic understanding of SEO in terms of the importance of how relevant content affects the growth and success of organic search traffic. This will include, working with an Account Manager to implement content improvement recommendations, based on SEO reports provided by our in-house experts.
  • Project support as required, this may include typing documents, briefing client amends, proof reading, research, image sourcing and promotional item sourcing.
  • Broad understanding of key media channels.
  • Proof reading and attention to detail is a must.

 

Essential skills and attributes

As one of the leading agencies in the sector we rely on great people to drive the business forward. To be considered for this role, you will need the skills or experience outlined below:

  • Well organised with the ability to multi task
  • Excellent verbal and written skills, with exceptional attention to detail
  • Deadline driven
  • Able to cope under pressure and work to tight deadlines
  • Able to communicate clearly and concisely
  • Able to develop relationships with colleagues and clients
  • Comfortable with working as part of a team
  • Can work independently and use initiative
  • Willing to learn new skills
  • Confident and positive attitude

Health, wellbeing & benefits:

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays. After 2 years’ service your holiday increases to 26 days, after 4 years 27 days and after 5 years 28 days.
  • Company Pension
  • Health Cash Plan, cash back on dental, optical, and other health care costs such as physiotherapy, osteopathy, reflexology, and acupuncture.
  • Life Assurance
  • Electric Car Purchase Scheme, via Salary Sacrifice
  • Cycle to work Scheme
  • Outstanding training and progression, including access to LinkedIn Learning and The Mission Group Learning Management System
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Mission Share Purchase Scheme

Interested?

Apply now

Some of the perks

25 days holiday

plus bank holidays

Additional holiday loyalty scheme

Private healthcare

Flexible work hours

Flexible start and finish times

Christmas shut down
£100k Life insurance
Discounted gym membership (Colchester only)
On-site mental health first aiders
Electric car scheme
Cycle to work incentives
Free parking
Social Events
Dedicated Career Development And Training
Pension Scheme