Account Executive- Arena

Account Management / Client Services London, United Kingdom


Position at Havas Media

Account Executive   

About Havas Media Group:

Havas is one of the world’s largest global communications groups, operating in over 100 countries. The Group is made up of two major divisions: Havas Creative Group (the creative agencies) and Havas Media Group (HMG), the media agencies. HMG UK & Ireland today employs over 900 people and is made up of five leading media brands; Havas Media, Arena Media, Fullsix, LuxHub and Target Media, PR & experiential agency HSE Cake and specialist brands, Socialyse, Mobext and Ecselis.

Our ambition is to be the UK’s most integrated, agile media and marketing services group with data, content and entertainment at our core. It’s an exciting time for the business, with our recent move to the new ‘Havas Village’ in King’s Cross, where all UK agencies sit under one roof and share one common purpose; to bring media and creative closer together for the benefit of our clients.


About Arena Media:

Arena Media are a truly unique media agency.  Beginning life as a digital specialist, we have digital and data at the heart of what we do, but unlike many other traditional media agencies we combine this expertise with classic above the line planning.  We make it our ambition to unlock the relationship between brand and performance media.  A truly pioneering approach which meets and exceeds clients’ business targets.  We are a group of entrepreneurial, restless but personable people who continuously challenge clients and never ever operate a one size fits all approach. 


The Role

The Account Exec will sit within the Arena Client Planning team at Arena Media. CP holds the keys to the client brief and is responsible for delivering excellence in client servicing by understanding the DNA of our clients’ business and marketing objectives.  We’re looking for 2 key members of the Arena team who’ll be given exposure to a range of clients and briefs, supporting teams who work across clients including Domino’s, More Than, Universal Music Group, Parcel Force & Royal Mail as well as new business pitches.

  • To learn to plan our clients’ advertising campaign strategies across the wide media landscape
  • To provide support to the team including accurate reporting, competitive insight/analysis, regional analysis, media owner support etc
  • To begin to understand the broader media marketplace, past, current and future.
  • To develop your client service skills 

Who we’re looking for:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Good numerical skills, people skills and common sense
  • Passionate about media
  • Enthusiastic, amenable and outgoing: a self-starter
  • Presentable appearance and demeanour
  • A team player
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Able to approach more day to day tasks with equal enthusiasm
  • Good knowledge of basic Microsoft programmes: PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook  would be helpful but training can be offered
  • Strong communication skills
  • Solid organisational skills to effectively manage workflow as well as time management and the ability to determine priorities