ACCOUNT MANAGER - team leader role - packaging graphics sector

Posted 2 February by Genesis Associates (UK) Limited Featured
ACCOUNT MANAGER - team leader role - packaging graphics sector
BASIC: £36-40K basic
AREA: North London / Hertfordshire

EXPERIENCE - Must have excellent stakeholder management skills / be able to run kick off meetings asap after starting / an agency or supplier background / proven project management ability / strong team leader experience / good artwork knowledge / technical print & repro background / experience working onsite with a major FMCG, Consumer Goods or Retail client / currently working as a senior project manager or account manager

ROLE:
*To join a really successful creative and production agency with studios in the UK, Asia and the US.
*An on-site role based at the Head Office of a major client.
*To work closely with the Account Director and lead the client account, meetings and a team of project managers.
*To stand in for the Account Director when on annual leave or out of office
*Heading up kick off meetings and supporting the AD with all client issues
*Daily management of on-site Project Management team working across given categories ensuring delivery of projects to agreed deadlines.
*Lead, manage and quarterly report against agreed KPI's
*Allocate team resource to support project workload
*Responsibility for the management of new, re-launch, amendment, line development and pack copy changes for global brands.
*Responsible for the co-ordination of pre-artwork meetings with the client, design agencies, suppliers, printers etc.
*Involvement in all technical developments and the packaging graphics process from conception through to production.
*To be the central point of contact and offer strategic level leadership

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS:
*MUST have experience in a similar Senior Project Manager / Account Manager role, working for a graphics supplier / agency (not client side)
*MUST have led a team of Project Manager / Client Services Representatives / Account Executives to deliver on packaging projects
*MUST have previous experience in a senior onsite & client facing role Packaging Graphics / Packagin Artwork / Packaging Reprographics capacity.
*Excellent project management skills are ESSENTIAL
*WILL have understanding of technical print processes and supply chain requirements.
*Will have experience of working with major Global clients, ideally within FMCG or Retail (such as ASDA, Cadbury's, Nestle, Unilever, Sainsbury's, Kimberley Clark Wrigley's, M&S, Tesco, Waitrose, ALDI or similar).

If you have the senior client services experience outlined above then please email me directly with your CV and quote reference CM11844. Please only apply if you have the skills required. Thanks!

Required skills

  • FMCG
  • retail
  • account manager
  • artwork
  • suppliers
  • account director
  • repro
  • project manager
  • packaging
  • reprographics
  • onsite

Reference: 33937253

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