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UK Account Executive

  • Location
    (UK) and London
  • Job Reference
    19672
  • Functional Area/Experience
    Marketing, advertising and PR / Fresh Graduate

Job Description & Qualifications

Our vision is to inspire brands and people to impact the world. To create big ideas that make a significant contribution to the planet, society, and the bottom line. We believe in today’s world this is the best way for our clients to achieve sustainable growth. We achieve this by breaking down the barriers that restrict talent and ideas.  

Which is why our teams work fluidly across 5 capabilities: Advertising, Consulting, Experience, PR & Influencer, and Health. This allows us to not only operate but innovate at the intersection of capabilities and talent. We believe impact and magic lies at this intersection. Ogilvy scales this by seamlessly connecting and accessing the deep cultural expertise of 132 offices in 83 countries.  

The result is multifaceted ideas for our clients that drive impact and are born from the intersection of platform x culture x technology.  

We call this Borderless Creativity.  

Ogilvy was ranked the number one UK agency at D&AD and was the only UK agency to win a Glass Lions at Cannes. Ogilvy was also nominated network of the year in Cannes Lions, Campaign, Effie Awards EMEA, London International Awards, The One Show and WARC Rankings.  

In 2022, Ogilvy was the most creatively awarded agency globally – including the most awarded agency at the Clio Awards, DMA Awards, Influencer Marketing Awards, London International Awards and The One Show.  

Ogilvy UK’s PR practice won large agency of the year at the PR Week awards. And our Consulting practice was in the Forbes 2022 list of best management consultancy firms.  

Contract type:  Fixed Term (12 months)

Full Time/Part time:  Full Time

Reporting into:  Director

The Role: 

As an Account Executive on our team, you'll be a key player in making sure we deliver campaigns that hit the mark every time. You'll be building strong relationships with clients, getting a deep understanding of their objectives, and using your strategic skills to develop creative, effective solutions. You'll work closely with our internal teams to make sure we're delivering campaigns that are on time, on budget, and deliver the highest possible quality. 

Our agency culture is all about collaboration, innovation, and excellence. We know that the key to success is having a team that's diverse in terms of their skills and experiences. That's why we're committed to creating a workplace that's inclusive and supportive, where everyone can bring their best selves to the table and thrive. 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Collaborate with the creative team to develop and execute creative concepts and campaigns that align with client objectives  
  • Keep up-to-date with industry trends, technologies, and best practices to provide strategic recommendations to clients
  • Manage budgets and financials for client accounts, ensuring profitability and efficiency  
  • Attend client meetings, briefings, and events as required, representing the agency in a professional and knowledgeable manner  
  • Build and maintain a strong network of industry contacts, including media partners, influencers, and other relevant stakeholders  
  • Develop and maintain project plans, timelines, and other project-related documentation to ensure smooth project delivery 
  • Conduct competitive research and analysis to inform campaign strategy and provide recommendations to clients  
  • Work closely with the media team to ensure that campaigns are effectively planned, executed, and optimised for maximum impact  
  • Ensure that all client deliverables are of the highest quality, and meet or exceed client expectations and agency standards. 

Requirements: 

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships with clients and internal teams.  
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously.  
  • A creative and strategic mindset, with the ability to develop innovative solutions to client challenges.  
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to analyse data and develop insights and recommendations. 

How we help you Thrive: 

  •  25 days annual leave + 1 Volunteer Day  
  • Bupa Healthcare 
  • Enhanced Maternity, Adoption and Shared Parental Leave 
  • We have a Flexible Working Model with core working hours: 10am – 4pm 
  • A 1.5:1 Matching Pension Structure 
  • Wellbeing and Health: Up to £25.00 per month towards physical or online exercise class membership, Unmind membership, LifeWorks tool and annual eye tests and development budgets and Wellbeing incentives and activities throughout the year  
  • Season Ticket Loan and Cycle to Work Scheme 
  • Life Assurance 

Our ambition is to attract the very best diverse talent to Ogilvy, and to be the employer of choice in the UK. We want everyone to feel welcome when they join us, and once they’re here, for them to want to stay with us, grow their career, and to feel they belong with us.  

We are an equal opportunity employer and we’re committed to creating an inclusive, welcoming environment for anyone who wants to work at Ogilvy. We believe that for creativity to flourish, everything about how we work must have diversity at its core. Your race, colour, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, or veteran status have no bearing on our hiring decisions. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know and we will do everything we can to accommodate.  

At Ogilvy, our people are at the heart of what we do: a creative agency that sparks game-changing ideas across culture and business through collaboration, integrity, and a celebration of self-expression. 

We believe in building powerful teams with purpose. This means hiring and nurturing talent across all races, ethnicities, religions, abilities, sexual orientation, and gender identities – and we relentlessly curate transformative initiatives that make our commitment to fairness, and equity a reality. 

Our ultimate mission is to leave a positive impact on the world, creating a better future for all, while supporting and uplifting the global communities we serve.  This is central to our mantra of Borderless Creativity.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.



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