Oxygene Marketing Communications Ltd – Account Executive

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An Account Executive will act as the central point of contacts for all brand questions, creating a positive and proactive relationship between the Client and Agency team. As an Account Executive you will be responsible for all administrative aspects of the account, developing a reputation for efficiency and total reliability.

Knowledge Areas: 

  • Basic knowledge of clients’ business 
  • Industry survey around clients assigned 
  • Monitors status of projects, keeping everyone informed and producing status reports 
  • Responsible for keeping teams supplied with any information or stimulus about the brand or market that maybe  useful in the development process 


Reports to the Account Manager 


Task Areas 

  • Source of all industry brand, competitor and consumer information  
  • Regularly monitors and analyses competitive communication advertising and competitive product activity 
  • Gain an understanding of qualitative and quantitative research and can assist in developing relevant research  stimulus materials 
  • Supports Account Manager/Director in the control of the communication process: manages central filing, estimates,  timing plans, deadlines, Client and internal meetings etc 
  • Effective organization of meetings, diaries, presentation materials and refreshments 
  • Records all client meetings, key conversations and decisions in contact reports and distribute them within 24 hours 
  • Listen carefully to client requests, report them accurately and action them expediently 
  • Check that all client approvals are sought and given prior to commencement of any work
  • Has an excellent eye for detail, ensuring the quality and accuracy of all materials prior to presentation either  internally or externally 
  • Performs day-to-day account work which may include: drafting a wide range of written materials, coordinating  events, maintaining client and media contact, managing projects performed with and by others and supervising  interns 
  • Is fully familiar with Company’s communications plans for accounts and understands and tracks clients’ businesses 
  • Engage in project beyond area of specialty
  • Media relations: Build a database of journalists for projects engagement
  • Content development: Quality press releases, Opeds, Speeches, articles, media invites and other collateral
  • Any other lawfully assigned duties

Project Management 

  • Supports achievement of, the company’s vision and exemplifies the company’s mission
  • Demonstrates initiative in identifying and proposing enhanced ways to advance team, group, agency and client  interests 

Client Management 

  • Liaising between client, outside suppliers and other internal and external contacts 
  • Create and develop a positive and professional relationship with your client and other relevant contacts 
  • Represents/merchandises the client’s business within the agency 
  • Regularly seeks our ways to add value to the client/agency relationship 

Commercial Management 

  • Develops an expert understanding of the Agency’s financial systems, taking specific financial responsibility as  delegated by the Account Manager/Account Director 
  • Liaise with Traffic and Production to ensure that creative work, cost estimates and production remain within the  timing plan so that work is delivered on budget and on time 
  • Is responsible for ensuring that all estimates are presented and approved by client expediently and that no work  commences without this approval 

Talent Management and Relationship building 

  • Demonstrates value to clients and colleagues on programs that build rapport 
  • Responsible for effective team communication, both written and verbal, ensuring all team members and clients  receive contact reports, briefs, market information, timing schedules, minutes etc. 
  • Develop teams through coaching and mentoring 
  • Delegate effectively  
  • Form strong and enduring relationships with all team members 
  • Motivate other members of the project team during difficult times, absorbing their anxieties and keep the project  moving forward 

Commercial Management 

  • Responsible for budget control for projects 
  • Ensures that all work in progress can be reconciled and billed 
  • Ensures that all invoices are issued quickly and correctly and that reconciliation meetings are held with Client as  appropriate 
  • Ensures work is produced on time and within budget


  • Bachelor’s degree in Communication & Marketing or any other related field 
  • At least two (2) years’ work experience working in a busy office environment, preferably within the marketing/ communications industry 
  • Analytical, creative and have a genuine interest in consumers and brands 
  • Experience of working across several projects simultaneously, juggling the day to day work in order to meet client  deadlines 
  • Knowledge of Microsoft office, Word, Excel, PPT 
  • Experience of presenting and influencing clients 


  • Eye for detail 
  • Team Player, outgoing and dependable 
  • Great communication skills, both written and verbal 
  • Fastidious organisational skills with a high attention to detail 
  • Proactive and able to self-motivate 
  • Good team player 
  • Flexible, strong problem solving skills

How to Apply

Send CV to hr@oxygene.co.ke with subject line “Account Manager” or “Account Executive”






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