Account Executive (Account Management)

Entry Level: Recent Graduates and Students London, England


Position at Mindshare

Operating Company


Job Role

Account Executive, Account Management - UK

Department / Team

Mindshare UK Account Manager

Reporting To

Head of Account Management and Business Director, Connections Planning




Central St. Giles, London



Are you enthusiastic, creative, and curious? Are you looking for a career that challenges you intellectually? Are you looking for a role where you get to work with some of the biggest brands in the world? Do you want to work in a vibrant, creative atmosphere? If you have answered yes to these questions, then why not consider a career in Account Management at Mindshare?

Mindshare is a global media agency network with a presence across 86 countries. We work with the world’s most prestigious brands including Unilever, Marks & Spencer, IBM, 3 Mobile, HSBC, Ford, Nike. We create a competitive marketing advantage for our clients by developing and executing innovative, efficient, and ultimately effective advertising campaigns. We do this by combining innovative and creative thinking with a rigorous and data driven approach.

About the Account Management Team

The Account Management team play a crucial role in Mindshare delivering the most innovative and effective solutions possible to our clients. Working with Connections Planning and Client Leadership, Account Managers provide the connection between the specialist teams in Mindshare, and partner agencies, to ensure our processes run smoothly and our output consistently delights our clients.

A combination of “hands-on” experience and a structured training programme means Account Managers gain a comprehensive knowledge of how a media agency business operates, and an understanding that is the cornerstone of a successful career in the media industry.

Working closely and supporting Strategic and Connections Planners along with Client Leadership makes up a large proportion of an Account Manager’s time and means the individual is enabled to learn how Mindshare approaches the definition and design of the audiences, connections, content and measurement that comprise our media solutions.

Who are we looking for?

You will be an enthusiastic and positive candidate who has a genuine interest in a career in marketing and advertising. You will be inquisitive and curious with a drive to really get under the skin of our client’s marketing, understand what makes them tick and be able to turn this into actionable insights. You will be comfortable working in teams and will be able to proactively engage and collaborate with peers from other teams within the agency.

We normally look for candidates with the following background – however if you feel that you can still demonstrate the skills required, we would love to hear from you:

Academic background and experience:


  • Work experience (Internships, sandwich placements etc.) in a marketing or general business environment


  • An undergraduate degree in a Marketing, Advertising, Media Studies, Business Management, Communications etc or equivalent. 

Knowledge and skills:


  • Enthusiastic, reliable and excellent team player.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organisation skills incl. time and project management.
  • Understanding of basic statistics and ……
  • High level of comfort using data – both small and large datasets
  • The ability to analyse data to discover insights
  • The ability to communicate insights using data visualisation to both experts and non-experts.
  • Proficiency in Excel, Powerpoint and Word

What do we offer?

In addition to a competitive salary and benefits package, you will have the opportunity to work in one of the most vibrant and fast developing industries in the UK. You will work in a spectacular office in Central St. Giles – located close to Soho and Covent Garden.

You will have the opportunity to work on some amazing clients and will join a team of highly talented individuals who will mentor and guide you in your career.

We are committed to providing you with a range of personal and professional development – including training in both the technical and soft skills that will create a foundation for your future career.

We are an equal opportunities employer. All GroupM agencies are equal opportunities employers and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, gender identity, disability, culture/religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.