• Client Services Associate

    Job Locations India-Gurgaon
    ID
    2018-4979
    Function
    Sales/Business Development
  • Introduction

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    The Economist Group is the leading source of analysis on international business and world affairs. We deliver our information through a range of formats, from newspapers and magazines to conferences and electronic services. What ties us together is the objectivity of our opinion, the originality of our insight and our advocacy of economic and political freedom around the world.

     

    The Client Services team at The Economist develops strategies to open new opportunities with target clients and develop breakthrough solutions that solve our clients’ marketing challenges in innovative ways. The origins of initiatives can be proactive or in response to agency and client requests.

     

    We are seeking a Client Services Executive to help create presentations for our marketing clients in response to media and integrated RFPs. We are looking for a highly-motivated individual who is comfortable making complex programs easy to understand.  

     

    Accountabilities

    In this role you will be expected to:

     

    • Develop original integrated advertising and sponsorship themes and campaign programs in response to agency RFPs and requests from clients.
    • Deliver programs using clear and concise storytelling.
    • Demonstrate a keen interest on strategic verticals (finance, industry, tech, and luxury).
    • Assist in the ongoing maintenance and improvement of our marketing resources shared drive, including keeping materials on advertising products up to date and working to continuously improve the Groups’ understanding of our offerings.
    • Command a thorough understanding of Economist Group capabilities and platforms.
    • Build strong connections cross-functionally within the organization to utilize the full potential of The Economist Group on behalf of the clients.
    • Work closely with the sales, content marketing, digital, and events teams, we employ a range of sources to identify clients’ goals and utilise the full range of the Economist Group’s resources to meet them.

       

     

    Experience, skills and professional attributes

    To succeed in this role you must have:

     

    • Agency or publishing experience required
    • 2+ years of work experience preferred
    • Experience in corporate marketing or content marketing is a plus
    • Excellent writing skills, proof reading/editing skills
    • Excellent powerpoint,MS-Office and presentation skills
    • A passion for creative brainstorming and problem solving
    • Ability to respond creatively to meet specific marketing objectives
    • Ability to manage multiple ongoing projects, meet tight deadlines, and deliver for colleagues at many levels of the organization
    • Knowledge of recent trends in the publishing and advertising, as well as key client verticals

     

    To succeed in this role you must demonstrate:

     

    • Strong interpersonal skills to build relationships across all levels of the organization and functional areas for collaboration
    • Ability to work in a fast paced, entrepreneurial team-oriented environment
    • Ability to be comfortable with and navigate through ambiguity and uncertainty in a complex environment
    • Collaborative team player skills with an ability to manage relationships, inside and outside the team


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