Advertising Account Executive Job in Kenya

Job Title: Account Executive

Reports to: Account Manager / Client Service Director

Job Level: Middle Management

Basic Function: To support the client by ensuring client brand communications activities are executed in a focused manner to ensure more brand visibility and value addition to the brand.

Qualifications and Skills

  • A good understanding and awareness of advertising industry business.
  • Ability to start see through and complete assigned projects
  • Possess self-confidence
  • Ability to cope with pressure and tight work deadlines
  • Good team working skills
  • Entry to this level is usually between two and four years’ agency experience or its equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree with preference in Marketing and Communications fields

Duties and Responsibilities

Client Service

  • Active as the central link between the agency and client by maintaining regular contact with both and ensuring that communication flows effectively.
  • Meeting and liaising with clients to discuss and identify their advertising requirements
  • Keep abreast with competitive/market knowledge, and use this information to advice clients appropriately.
  • Following up with creative/production/media teams to ensure brief deadlines are met and updating of status sheets on a weekly basis.
  • Undertaking routing task such as:
  1. Generating contact reports
  2. Writing well thought-out and clear briefs to capture client requirements
  3. Filing
  4. Preparation of contact / status reports
  • Coordinating and preparation of meetings and presentations
  • Begins to build relationships with clients by demonstrating a clear understanding their business and needs.


  • Achieves set business targets
  • Completing timesheets diligently
  • Financial Management
  • Ensure agency financial process is followed; billing, cost estimates, LPO’s timesheets are raised, signed off in a timely manner.

New Business

  • Identify incremental business opportunities on current client accounts and share information with appropriate line manager
  • Support team members in the development of programmes and new business pitches, for new and existing clients, and assigned
  • Continuously look out for new business opportunities for the agency


  • Building a strong network of industry contacts through business association
  • Pursue career development opportunities related to his/her own career advancement
  • Participating in company sanctioned training programs

Brand stewardship

  • Project positive image of the agency at all times.

Interested Applicants should submit their applications to

Closing date for all applications 27th November 2018.

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

Sales and Marketing
Updated: November 24, 2018 — 8:12 am