Account Executive Job Description Template

This Account Executive job description has been created by Tiger Recruitment as a basic template for our clients’ benefit. It is generic and will need to be tailored to the specifics of each company’s requirements.

Account Executive job description

Key responsibilities:

  • Liaising with clients on a daily basis over telephone and email
  • Building relationships with colleagues, clients and the media 
  • Monitoring the media for publicity opportunities, including the internet and newspapers 
  • Working as part of the account team to develop proposals and implement PR activity 
  • Attending client meetings 
  • Researching, writing and distributing press releases to targeted media 
  • Collating, analysing and evaluating media coverage 
  • Organising and overseeing market research 
  • Building a contact list of clients
  • Creating and giving presentations to potential and existing clients 
  • Maintaining and developing a client’s brand 

Essential requirements:

  • Existing contact list is desirable, but by no means essential
  • At least two years previous experience in a similar role
  • Experience in the creative industry 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Up to date with current affairs 

Personality profile:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Brilliant networker
  • Passion to work in the creative industry 
  • Commercially aware 
  • Flexible 


  • Competitive salary and bonus
  • Gym membership
  • Company phone 
  • Pension scheme 
  • Health care
  • 25 holidays per annum

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