Junior Account Executive: Retail – Cape Town

We have a super opportunity for an up and coming junior Account Executive to look after the advertising of one of Africa’s biggest supermarkets’ divisions at a fantastic agency in Cape Town. We’re looking for a forever curious, fast learner; someone who is willing to give their all to this challenging industry. If you’re an organised and efficient, go-getting team player, we want to hear from you!



  • Receiving briefs from Client on advertising campaigns – particularly press campaigns
  • Coordination of campaign from brief stage to printing stage
  • Ensure correct and accurate detail is on the communication
  • Ensure strong communication flow between all parties at all times
  • Strong Client relationship management
  • Manage the effective administration of a piece of the business
  • Prepare contact reports, status reports and job briefs/amendments
  • Organise regular internal and external client meetings
  • Assists with compiling client competitor information and activity
  • Works with the creative and strategy teams to produce presentation materials
  • Contribute to the writing of insightful, single-minded briefs


The successful candidate must have/be:

  • Tertiary qualification (preferably) from an industry-relevant , recognised institution
  • Minimum 1 – 2 years’ work experience working in an advertising agency – essential
  • Strong administration and coordination skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Good problem-solving ability
  • Trouble-shooting skills
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Able to handle volume of work and work to tight deadlines
  • Very strong attention to detail
  • Very effective organisational skills
  • Process and systems driven
  • Very strong command of the English and Afrikaans languages
  • Very good interpersonal skills
  • A good team player


Previously disadvantaged candidates will be given preference.

*Should you not receive a response within 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.



City: Cape Town
Country: South Africa
Level: Junior
Remuneration: Negotiable
Reference Number: #Mich1148
Didn't find a suitable vacancy today?
Send your CV anyway - something will come in tomorrow!

Job Application Form