Live Account Executive Job at 99 Cents – Cape Town, Western Cape

Our Cape Town office is looking for a Live Account Executive to join our Client Service Team, working on one of our national retail brands.

The suitable candidate will liaise and work with all internal stakeholders on the brand and driving a positive and collaborative relationship with client. Our ideal person will be strategically strong and able to proactively lead clients in creative solutions.

Duties include, but are not limited to:
Develop and maintain a strong relationship with the client through excellent work quality and professional conduct.

Participate and assist in new business development pitches.

Proactive work ethic is essential and problem-solving mindset is ideal.

Schedule and arrange client meetings with all relevant parties, including the management of related logistics.

Ensure that the team, as well as yourself, are well prepared for client meetings.

Produce accurate and timely contact reports after each client meeting which are detail-orientated.

Support office management by drafting effective and timely job briefs and amendments.

Liaise with colleagues in DTP, creative, production, traffic and other departments to ensure job is actioned.

Act as supporting point of contact for clients in the absence of other team members.

Assisting with brief-in, checking and ensuring understanding of briefs.

Monitor and follow up on all outstanding briefs with clients.

Ensure that briefs are approved upfront and billed timeously.

Manage and compile accurate and detailed weekly status reports for internal and external status meetings.

Diploma/Degree in Advertising/Marketing

2 years’ relevant experience in a similar client service position, in an Agency environment essential

Strong admin skills

Detail orientated


Team player with initiative and excellent interpersonal skills- good communication skills

Ability to cope with pressure, meet tight deadlines and handle a wide range of tasks

Reliable, organised and attentive

Have a solutions-driven attitude

Passion for client delivery and service

Desire to grow in the agency

Accountable with good follow-through

Hard-working and proactive

Ability to research and self-study

Exceptional time management skills

Technical Skills/Knowledge:
MS Office (MS Word/Excel/PowerPoint)


Self-starter who takes the initiative and is able to work independently

Exceptional organizational and administrative skills


Must have good time management skills, and be able to prioritise effectively

Excellent communication skills, respectful and able to nurture and grow relationships

Willing to learn, a big thinker and team player

Interested candidates must please submit a concise CV and salary expectation. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should you not hear from us within three weeks after submitting your application, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful. We remain committed to the principles of employment equity.

About the Company

Company: 99 Cents –

Company Location:  Cape Town, Western Cape

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