Performance Account Executive

Future Talent & Entry Level
London, England








Position/Title: Account Executive, L’Oréal  



EssenceMediacom fuses Essence’s performance, data, analytics and creative technology DNA with MediaCom’s scaled multichannel audience planning and strategic media expertise. 



EssenceMediacomX sits within the legacy Essence building on Oxford Street. We still have all our wonderful essentials looking after our amazing clients! Our clients include many exciting brands such as Google, ITV, Airbnb, BT/EE, NBCUniversal and L’Oréal to name a few. Visit for more information. 


The Role and client 

As the Account Executive, you will play a pivotal role in managing several L’Oreal brands, ensuring the successful execution of media campaigns, through strong communication skills, strategic thinking, creativity, and a deep understanding of the L’Oreal business and the media landscape. 


L’Oréal is the world’s leading beauty company and the UK’s fifth largest spender in media. With a portfolio including L’Oreal Paris, Garnier, Maybelline, Kiehl’s, Lancome, Kerastase, La Roche Posay, NYX, Essie and IT Cosmetics, L’Oréal promotes a truly democratised and diverse beauty offering. Our clients are a mix of marketing, product and media experts. Highly commercial and with an impressive grasp of their markets, they will continuously challenge your thinking to get to the best solutions for driving growth in their dynamic product categories. 


The Account Executive will be responsible for managing strong client relationships, understanding their needs and objectives and translating them into clear, actionable briefs for the internal EMX team to develop strong media plans with support from their manager. You’ll also be responsible for ensuring that all campaigns are managed at the highest standards, meeting client expectations while being delivered on time and on budget. The role will also be the gatekeeper of brands media budgets, responsible for the ongoing management of media plans and financial processes. You will gain experience working across a range of performance media channels, including Google Search, Social platforms and Amazon. 

We’re looking for someone who is highly organised, has superb attention to detail, strong communication skills and thrives in a fast-paced environment. Most importantly, the successful candidate will have a real passion for all things beauty and media.  



What we’d like you to do:  

        Support in managing the campaign process from client brief, response to brief and implementation alongside the Manager and/or Director, as well as communications with internal & external stakeholders. 

        Provide timely, proactive written project documentation to internal teams and clients in the form of status reports, meeting notes and other required follow-ups. 

        Support team huddles and weekly client status meeting 

        Ability to manage multiple campaign deadlines while delivering a high quality standard 

        Ensure L’Oreal’s finance system and master media planning sheets are always up-to-date and ensure accuracy 

        Compile and validate creative specs. Collaborate with creative agency partners and media partners to ensure deadlines are met 

        Support your team in conducting research and compile data to guide and support planning and optimisation recommendations 

        Support team huddles and weekly client status meetings 

        Work continuously to improve your understanding of the media market 


A bit about yourself:  

        Bachelors degree desirable although experience may be substituted for education 

        An effective and clear communicator. Confident in speaking to clients and other team members 

        Strong organisational skills, and will have a strong eye for detail to meet the needs of a data driven client 

        Proactive, creative, strategic thinker with impeccable attention to detail and problem-solving skills 

        Ability to work independently and collaborate in a team environment 

        Has a passion for all things beauty and the media landscape  

        Has experience in Microsoft and/or Google Suite (Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook) 




What you can expect from EMX 

EMX's mission is to make advertising more valuable to the world. We do this by employing the world’s very best talent to solve some of the toughest challenges of today’s digital marketing landscape. It’s important that we hire people whose values reflect those of our own: genuine, results-focused, daring and insightful. As an Essence employee, we promise you a workplace that invests in your career, cares for you and is fun and engaging. We believe these factors create a workplace where you can be yourself and do amazing work. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, or marital status. 










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