Account Manager

Recruiter
Rebekah Sollom
Location
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary
competitive
Posted
17 Feb 2017
Closes
17 Mar 2017
Discipline
Media
Specialism
Planning & Strategy
Sector
Fashion
Business Type
Agency
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

Carat Manchester is the largest media agency outside of London, and is part of the fastest growing global media group. Representing the whole of the agency to our clients your role demands impressive collaboration skills as well as the agility to add value across the 20+ channels we manage on behalf of our clients. Having an ambitious attitude will see you thrive. We share our passion for media with our clients, so they know they can trust us to keep them at cutting edge of the industry and deliver pioneering media campaigns. We are looking for an Account Manager with a focus on digital display. This role is to work across our flagship retail client and will give someone an opportunity to be more analytical.

Main Responsibilities:

•Produce compelling presentations for clients that demonstrate an advanced understanding of, and clearly articulate the performance of, media activity

•Act as a trusted adviser to clients to build relationships, manage internal interactions and conversations with other markets as needed

•Review client plans and use understanding of the clients’ business to drive greater margin and value through innovation and better and different ways of working

•Independently carry out media reviews, identifying trends and opportunities for clients

•Oversees the management and delivery of ongoing media plans and works with specialist teams to ensure delivery against timelines, budgets, and other KPIs (e.g. service PRF/SLAs) and to optimise performance

•Create predictive models and forecasts

•Create meaningful reporting templates for agency and client use

•Oversees processes to ensure smooth financial operations, including coordinating invoicing and payments in line with contractual terms agreed

•Effectively manages senior execs, execs and assistants acting as a mentor to support the growth and development of all team members.

Ideal Candidate:

•Proven experience of working with and managing clients

•Strong experience of creating engaging planning processes

•Experience gained working with the relevant technologies such as SQL would also be an advantage

•Channel knowledge and media planning skills with analytical and problem solving skills

•Knowledge maintenance of latest market developments and trends

If you are interested and have the above skills we would LOVE to hear from you.