Account Manager

Posted 26 January by Agenda Digital & Creative Easy Apply

Account Manager

Group Account Manager wanted for a leading Creative agency based in Hertfordshire. My client are a hugely renowned Digital Creative agency and they’re looking for a star to come on board and lead one of their key accounts. Reporting into the Account Director you will be commercially focused, with strong content strategy background but equally adept at working with and developing accounts.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate results and effectiveness to clients on a continuous basis.
  • The role will entail collaboration with senior clients on both a Creative and Production level.
  • Responsible for managing the full life cycle of projects from initial client brief to the final delivery, this includes setting and managing project timelines and budgets.
  • Ability to understand how to maintain a strong profit margin.
  • A good commercial understanding to identify and drive new business opportunities within the client is crucial.
  • Ability to work with the client and other roster agencies to produce campaigns and deliverables.
  • The role entails some management of 3rd party suppliers, so an ability to tightly control a process is important.
  • Help compile internal reporting to the business owners on status, results and opportunities.
  • Work cohesively with creatives and studio on all aspects of our workload.
  • Maintain accurate time sheets.
  • Produce accurate client quotes.
  • Utilise systems and processes to maintain our high standards.
  • You will be part of a team of 4 and report directly into an Account Director.
  • 2+ years of similar agency experience is a must.

Knowledge/Experience required:

  • 2+ years of similar agency experience is a must.
  • A strong background in managing work in DM, CRM, and Press/OOH channels is preferred.
  • Although not directly responsible, experience and knowledge around managing a P&L is essential.
  • Previous experience in managing a team is essential.

Team Management

  • You will be managing a team of up to 2 Account Executives initially
  • You will have good examples of positive collaborative management where you have supported and developed your team.
  • You have encouraged a great team environment whilst keeping client centricity at the core of the team culture and values.

Client Management

  • Client management responsibility, including day to day project management, management of timings, budgets and client expectations.
  • You are confident with clients and have a consistent record of taking, interpreting and delivering projects, within agreed timeframes.
  • You’re able to challenge the client when necessary, whilst keeping a positive relationship.

About the company

My client is a leading content agency and have a fantastic opportunity for a Group Account Manager to own the strategy and develop a key retail account

Reference: 34328146

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