Look East is looking for an Account Executive to provide day-to-day service to clients and internal teams, supporting Look East strategic account leads to ensure effective execution of projects to support client objectives.

Responsibilities

Client Programs & Project Teams

  • Provides day-to-day management and execution of client work, review progress against goals, and management of timeline.
  • Gathers data and drafts reports and project summaries (i.e. quarterly project reports, routine client updates as requested) specific to client projects and objectives to provide program results.
  • Project administration and data entry
  • Tracking and coordination of project action plans, timelines and deliverables
  • Scheduling and sending summaries of client and internal team meetings
  • Invoice review and budget stewardship
  • Project-specific vendor and contractor management/coordination
  • Support and assistance as assigned to initiate and secure new business through proposal development process and business acquisition (new project handoff, setup, cross-sell and marketing opportunities).

Business Operations

  • Completes time and expense entry.
  • Reviews and approves client invoices for accuracy and completeness.
  • Writes and edits reports, proposals, and general business correspondence.
  • Presents information and ideas in one-on-one and group situations both internally and to current/prospective clients while adapting to the unique needs of each audience.

Position Qualifications

Key Skills

  • Thrives on attention to detail, logistics and processes
  • Demonstrates a high level of savviness in customer service
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving abilities to address client issues
  • Professionalism in day-to-day interaction and communication with clients and internal teams
  • Self-starter with a proactive mindset
  • Ability to multi-task and juggle multiple priorities with multiple stakeholders
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software, Adobe Acrobat and capable of learning other software

Experience

  • 2+ years of progressive and directly relatable work experience
  • Educational background and/or previous work experience in Business, Journalism, Communications, Marketing or relatable field strongly preferred.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field of study required.
  • Demonstration of effective project management skills
  • Previous work experience in corporate communications, communications agency setting, agriculture or food brands, commodities, or consumer products helpful.
  • Ability to travel as needed, frequency determined by client work.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat

 

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