Senior Account Manager

Recruiter
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
25 Nov 2017
Closes
25 Dec 2017
Discipline
Marketing
Sector
B2B, B2C
Business Type
Agency
Seniority
Senior Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

Senior Account Manager

Role

To manage and grow accounts through strong interpersonal skills, the development of innovative creative ideas and excellent organisation

Responsibilities

  • Consistently developing innovative and creative ideas and solutions for client campaigns
  • Building relationships with (senior) clients; listen and understand individual client requirements and consistently meeting if not exceeding their expectations;
  • Developing a clear understanding of your clients’ brand(s), category and customers
  • Leading a team to deliver effective Word of Mouth activity for a range of clients and/or projects
  • Leading and owning insights and monitoring projects with the WOMTrak™ team, ensuring insights are integrated with creative and strategy development
  • Working with the Creative and Engagement Strategy Directors to innovate and develop the strategic offering at 1000heads
  • Monitoring and understanding your clients’ markets; be aware of market issues and competitive activity
  • Keeping clients informed; ensure reports are on time and are kept in a central location so the rest of the team can locate if necessary
  • Assisting in creating project briefs; briefing in and working with members of the wider team to develop an idea, strategy or campaign tactic; presenting and selling that idea to the client
  • Working with Project Planners to develop effective project plans and project specification documents
  • Producing accurate costs estimates, and ensuring they are signed off by Account Director and the client before work proceeds
  • Ensuring all billing is completed on time
  • Ensuring that campaigns run to agreed client budgets and clients approve all expenditure before it happens, particularly unexpected expenditure
  • Assisting with the production of client reviews with senior clients
  • Overseeing and owning the overall quality of the final deliverables on projects that you manage
  • Ensuring your Account Director and / or Creative Director signs off all briefs and attends important project meetings
  • Maintaining a central file of essential client information

Key Skills

  • Account handling, creative development or client facing project management experience.
  • Able to effectively manage client relationships while delivering projects to the highest standard and on time and to budget
  • The ability to analyze and resolve problems quickly and effectively
  • Able to interact with people at all levels demonstrating tact, diplomacy, discretion and maturity
  • Must have strong listening skills
  • Have an understanding of social media and its impact on brand.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • The ability to work under pressure whilst keeping an eye for detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office, in particular Word, Excel & PowerPoint

Qualifications required

  • Marketing or media related degree or equivalent experience.
  • Project management training beneficial but not essential

If you are interested in applying, please send us your CV and cover letter via the Apply button.

 

Similar jobs

Similar jobs