Junior Account Executive

Newmarket, Suffolk
Salary depending on experience
24 Jan 2023
13 Feb 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for a Junior Account Executive to join the team to assist in the day to day account management of marketing and advertising material for a range of specialist clients. 

Barnes Thompson is a full service thoroughbred Marketing and Advertising agency based in the home of horse racing, Newmarket, Suffolk, UK. Our clients are the market leaders in the international horse racing and breeding industry. We pride ourselves on building strong, long-term relationships with our clients, many of which have been maintained for over a decade. To see more of what we do, our client portfolio and some of our previous projects visit our website: www.barnesthompson.com

What does the job involve…

Responding promptly to clients requests, managing expectations in terms of speed and delivery of response, using appropriate briefing/admin structures.

Having contact with clients, developing and maintaining a close and productive relationship 

Planning and managing advertising schedules for your clients and booking and sending adverts to relevant publications 

Liaising with the design team who create the content clients require

Website and social media management

Some sales and admin responsibilities such as helping with video work may be required

As a junior account executive you’ll bring…

A keen interest and some knowledge of the global bloodstock industry or wider equestrian knowledge is required

A flexible attitude and approach

Excellent computer skills, with a knowledge of adobe suite being an advantage. 

Being able to work towards tight deadlines, and the ability to produce quality work under time pressure.

Confident and personable character

Willingness to work weekends on a rotating schedule

Full driving licence

Due to the nature of the role, this is an office based position.

What we offer:

Opportunity to regularly attend race meetings and thoroughbred sales

Industry networking events

Monday morning breakfasts

Pension scheme

Performance based bonuses

Please apply through the portal on careers in racing, or email your CV and covering letter to becky@barnesthompson.com before the 13th February at 12 noon.