[Ogilvy Vietnam] Account Executive

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(25/11/2022 2:30 AM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Client Service
Applicant Type
Perm Resident/Citizen only


Ogilvy has been the “teaching hospital” for brands since the company was founded by David Ogilvy in 1948. We continue that brand building legacy today through Borderless Creativity – operating, innovating, and creating at the intersection of talent and capabilities. Our experts in Consulting, Advertising, Experience, Public Relations and Health work fluidly across 131 offices in 93 countries.

Ogilvy has been operating in Vietnam for over 25 years and has played a leading role in helping to shape the marketing communications industry in Vietnam today. We remain committed to continuing this legacy and are on a mission to help create the next generation of hybrid and fluid modern-marketing talent by making Ogilvy the “Best Place to Work” in Vietnam for GenZ by 2025.


We are looking for a young talented Account Executive who is curious, lively and looking for a fantastic challenge within an international agency as Ogilvy. You will work closely with Senior Account Manager to deliver the best results for our Clients.



  • Handle day-to-day administration of accounts (workflow control, meetings, minutes, estimates, records, checking, etc.) under the direction of the Senior Account Manager and delights clients with the accuracy and timeliness of work - measured by the client and SAM evaluation 
  • Develop a thorough understanding of his/her brands - measured by SAM of store checks, competitive analyses
  • Learn & apply the principles of Brand Stewardship - measured by Head of CS evaluation 
  • Write briefs under the supervision of the SAM
  • Ensure that clients are efficiently charged for the work the agency has performed - measured by % of invoices passed the first time by client and outstanding 
  • Is hungry to learn the business and apply that knowledge - measured by the number of training sessions attended and SAM evaluation of how the learning is applied back on the job 
  • Develop a sense of ownership of and passion for all creative work on his assignments - measured by SAM and CD evaluation 
  • Flourish in the climate of creativity and innovation in the Brand team - measured by leader of business boosting initiatives proposed, accepted by client and implemented by client 
  • Accept and implement new ways of working that allow the Brand team to deliver quality work faster and cheaper - measured by cost/time savings 
  • Talk up the accounts and the work - measured by SAM evaluation 
  • Work with peers across departments & disciplines to apply best Account Service practice - measured by 360º evaluation 
  • Have support from intern/trainee, hand out daily tasks and appropriate guidance 




  • 6- 8 months in an advertising agency (preferably ATL and digital-focused) at similar position is a plus
  • Good communication skills since facing clients every day is a MUST 
  • A big plus if you have experience in the ATL production process (KV, TVC, Video), been involved in at least 1-2 productions (at any scale) 
  • Familiar with payment process/paperwork required to exchange with all stakeholders (internal, PH, clients, other agencies, etc.) 
  • Good command of English speaking and writing skills to work with foreign partners
  • Able to work quickly and efficiently on several projects at the same time and detail-oriented 
  • Great sense of common – able to persuade or generate cooperation 
  • Discreet – can be trusted to keep things confidential 
  • Flexible and have a “can do” attitude 


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