Ogilvy Singapore – Account Executive

Ogilvy Singapore
Account Executive
Date Listed
08 Jan 2019
Job Type
Full-time / Permanent, Internship / Contract   ( Entry Level / Junior Executive )
Job Period
From Jan 2019, For At Least 4 Months
Location Name
Tanjong Pagar
Allowance / Remuneration
$800 - 1,150 monthly
Advertising / Media
Company Profile

Ogilvy Singapore is one of the largest marketing communications networks in the world. For two consecutive years (2012 and 2013) Ogilvy was named Cannes Lions Network of the Year and the World's Most Effective Agency Network by the Effie Effectiveness Index. The company is comprised of industry leading units in the following disciplines: advertising; public relations and public affairs; branding and identity; shopper and retail marketing; healthcare communications; direct, digital, promotion and relationship marketing; consulting, research and analytics capabilities; branded content and entertainment; and specialist communications. Ogilvy services Fortune Global 500 companies as well as local businesses through its network of more than 500 offices in 126 countries.
The quality of our network is based on the strength of our international network, our local strength and depth across all communication disciplines, our culture of collaboration and our people.

Why Join Us?

This is your chance to both build upon and utilize your experience in social media marketing. An ideal candidate must be a brand champion, an agency facilitator, and an opportunist that helps grow the business. Strengths in writing, project management, creative thinking, and/or risk management and team management. Interns receive real, valuable hands-on experience to develop their social media expertise, project management skills and strategic thinking. Internships here go beyond making photocopies.

Job Description

Account Executive Intern (potential conversion)

JOB SUMMARY: To assist the Brand Team in managing the operational processes and ensure the smooth execution of projects.


  • Handles day to day administration of accounts (work flow control, meetings, minutes, estimates, records, checking etc) under the direction of Group Account Director and delights Clients with the accuracy and timeliness of work
  • Develops a through understanding of his brands
  • Learns & applies the principles of Brand Stewardship
  • Write briefs under the supervision of the Group Account Director
  • Ensures that Clients are efficiently charged for the work the agency has performed
  • Is hungry to learn the business and apply that knowledge
  • Develops a sense of ownership of and passion for all creative work on his assignments
  • Flourishes in the climate of creativity and innovation in the Brand Team
  • Accepts and implements new ways of working that allow the Brand Team to deliver quality work faster and cheaper    
  • Talks up the accounts and the work
  • Works with peers across departments & disciplines to apply best Account Service practice

REQUIRED SKILLS (consistently):

  • Strong attention to detail/follow through
  • Learns to work within the agency processes/systems
  • Works well with others
  • Consistently reliable (doesn’t drop the ball)
  • Resourceful
  • Ability to prioritize
  • Inquisitive, hungry to learn
  • Actively participates in training
  • Asks for/accepts performance feedback
  • Passion for brands
  • Technology literacy


General Degree Holder with a minimum of 1 year’s experience in a similar capacity or equivalent experience


  • Induction & Introduction to 360°
  • 360° Cascade
  • Financial Bootcamp
  • 101 Courses
  • Group Strategy Training – Brief Writing
  • Working in Teams
  • Master Class Working in Teams
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