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Attention Account Managers! We have a wonderful opportunity for you to join a leading marketing agency based in Manchester! Put your account management skills to the test and work with some major high-profile clients! Tempted? Carry on reading…..

Category

Marketing Agency

Reference

aeb070918a

Salary

Up to £32,000

GBP 32000
Full-Time

Date Added

07-09-2018

21-02-2019

Level

Manager

Location

Manchester

Manchester M1 2AQ Piccadilly

The Candidate Ltd


Attention Account Managers! We have a wonderful opportunity for you to join a leading marketing agency based in Manchester! Put your account management skills to the test and work with some major high-profile clients! Tempted? Carry on reading…..

Our client is a multi-award winning agency who has experienced unprecedented success over many years. They have an extremely impressive client portfolio spanning across some of the most premium brands on the market and are now looking for a talented Account Manager to bring new innovative ideas to the table and help the agency continue to flourish.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a young and energetic team and work on hugely significant campaigns within the agency. It is crucial for the chosen candidate to have solid client services experience and the ability to drive account growth with a clear strategic and creative mindset. The Account Manager will also need experience of working in a marketing communications agency and the ability to confidently pitch creative concepts to clients!

The Key Responsibilities of the Account Manager:

  • Juggling a number of projects and tasks simultaneously and consistently deliver high quality work in a fast-paced environment and under pressure.
  • You will be the main point of contact for clients across key marketing, shopper retail and experiential campaigns.
  • Accountable for client service processes such as team status, client status reports, budget timing plans, finance management, production bookings and drafting creative briefs.
  • Work closely alongside the account director in order to grow accounts and develop new accounts.
  • Understanding of the customer journey to purchase and beyond and implement this knowledge into part of the process.
  • Participate in training curriculum in order to develop understanding of agency tools and processes.
  • Manages up effectively to line manager and wider team, tailoring the appropriate level of information to ensure effective prioritisation of issues and resolution.
  • Excellent adoption of account management ensuring all deadlines and budgets are met.

The Key Skills and Attributes Required:

  • Proven experience of working within a marketing communications environment is essential for the role
  • A minimum of 2 years account management experience as well as experience working with retail clients
  • Able to tailor communications and style to different stakeholders and personalities.
  • Very good organisational and time management skills.
  • Impeccable attention to detail.
  • Professional attitude- confident and enthusiastic
  • Qualifications from IPA or CIM would also be desirable

Does this job have your name on it? If you’d like to learn more about this exciting new role, call our team today on 0161 833 1044 or alternatively apply online now.

 

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