Account Executive

Purpose of position

This is a fantastic opportunity for a hardworking, confident, and dedicated person to join the fast paced and hugely rewarding environment of Key Accounts. This is a great chance for anyone looking to move into a position of responsibility to gain valuable experience working with some of the biggest brands on the network.

As an Account Executive, you will be responsible for the management of a small portfolio of accounts whilst supporting Account Managers on the development of key accounts within our Client Services department. 

Key Tasks

Key responsibilities within this superb role include:
  • Deliver excellent service and relationship management to clients and agencies across both assigned accounts and support accounts
  • Manage publisher relationships necessary for the successfully management of assigned programs
  • Initiate and implement ideas to grow affiliate activities in line with the needs of clients and assist clients in the creation of quarterly and yearly strategies
  • Take 100% ownership of assigned accounts delivery and service levels and pro-actively providing insight to Team Leaders
  • Have regular meetings/ calls with all clients and affiliates and develop excellent relationships with both assigned and support accounts
  • Organising exposure on a weekly basis and ensuring assets are sent to affiliates in a timely manner
  • Work with Account Managers to ensure programmes are executed flawlessly and monitor performance to ensure any issues are dealt with quickly and professionally
  • Be committed to learning how to use all internal systems and tools required to run programmes
  • Communicate with the client/agency on performance supported by the generation and delivery of regular reports and presenting monthly and quarterly reviews
  • Trial new affiliates or new technologies in order to grow affiliate programmes and collate affiliate information to present new opportunities to clients
  • Create documents that support and ease the daily work load for the client
  • Attend appropriate client and networking events to enhance client relationship development
  • Be the internal owner of all assigned accounts and be fully informed and able to provide information when required, to include metrics, objectives and status
Whilst the above is a guide to general expectation of the role, we expect this position to evolve allowing you greater scope to gain both knowledge and experience within the online and affiliate market place. 

As a hard-working member of the team, it is anticipated that you will in time use the skills developed in this role to form a solid basis for upward progression within the company.

Skills & Expertise

To be successful you will need to meet the below requirements.
  • Enthusiastic, committed, and passionate about digital
  • Ability to see the bigger picture and identify areas of opportunity and risk
  • Committed to growing programmes and providing excellent account support to deliver the highest levels of client service to ensure retention
  • Seeks ownership and readily accepts accountability
  • Proven ability to develop strong working relationships, externally and internally
  • Strong time management and organizational skills to maintain own work flow and meet deadlines
  • Confident and excellent communicator with a keen attention to detail
  • Fast learner and eager to deepen knowledge and understanding
  • Numerate with a good level of knowledge of MS Office packages
You will be expected to have good understanding of affiliate marketing is and what we do in the industry for any role within Awin.

Part of the Axel Springer and United Internet Groups, Awin is a global affiliate network. With ShareASale, the Awin group is comprised of 15 offices worldwide, 1,000 employees, 100,000 contributing publishers and 13,000 advertisers, connecting customers with brands in over 180 countries around the globe. Operating across the retail, telecommunications, travel and finance verticals, Awin generated €13.6 billion in revenue for its advertisers and €607 million for its publishers in the last financial year.

At Awin, we welcome, support and celebrate differences in thinking. Diversity brings great minds to the business, and feeling included keeps people here. We support our people in bringing their background, identity and experiences to work and are committed to staff wellbeing. If you need reasonable accommodation at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know.
If you are interested in joining Awin please apply online.
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