Account Executive - Food and Drink - WAA Chosen Blog

Account Executive – Food and Drink

We’re on the lookout for an Account Executive to join our rapidly expanding agency team. Working in Stir, our specialised Food and Drinks hub, your days will see you hands-on with accounts such as Diageo, Old Jamaica Ginger Beer, Britvic, Swizzels, Greene King and Marston’s, to name just a few. Working for one of The Sunday Times Top 100 companies, you’ll also be part of an ambitious, yet friendly and people focused agency, recognised for its drive and outstanding people practices.

So, what can you expect? WAA Chosen is an agency where you are trusted to think for yourself, to take ownership of your role and where you can enjoy working within an inspiring, creative environment. Working alongside an experienced client services team, you’ll report to the Stir Team Account Manager. The key responsibilities of the role are:

• Providing support to the team, assisting with all aspects of client service delivery, from the beginning to the completion of projects
• Communicating directly with clients, encouraging trusting relationships and reacting quickly to their requirements
• Assisting with the management of the creative process, ensuring the delivery of creative assets that deliver key messaging and are in line with brand strategy and guidelines
• Conducting market research and proactively keeping up-to-date with competitor activity, channel developments and key industry updates

Who might you be?

This role is for an outgoing, proactive Account Executive with the ability to think on your feet and react positively to a variety of challenges. It’s important that you have a positive and enthusiastic attitude and are able to work as part of a team, and under your own initiative. You’ll be self-motivated, friendly and able to adapt to a rapidly changing environment.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a passion for marketing and a clear interest in the Food & Drink sector.
Ideally, you’ll have graduated with a relevant degree and have 1-2 years of agency experience. You’ll be proficient in Microsoft Office, with excellent written and communication skills. You’ll have a high level of attention to detail, with the ability to meet deadlines and prioritise a busy workload.

The salary for this role would be £18,000 – £20,000 per annum, depending upon experience.

Ideally you will hold a valid, clean driving licence. This is a full-time role, working 37.5 hours a week.

If this role seems like your ideal career move, get in touch. Introduce yourself and submit your CV via: