Senior Account Manager - Creative Integrated Agency

Location
London, Central, Soho
Salary
£33k - £38k
Posted
16 Jan 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Ref
CL 1715
Discipline
Advertising
Sector
B2C
Business Type
Agency
Seniority
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

Senior Account Manager, Creative Agency, London, Soho £33k - £38k

What’s the Agency like for the Senior Account Manager?

A key player on the advertising and digital scene, this ranks as one of the best creative agencies in the industry thanks to their ability to marry classical brand building with cutting edge digital thinking and to execute ideas in any channel. 

This is more than an above the agency or digital agency or social media agency: this is a modern integrated creative agency that is working hand in hand with some amazing brands.

They have an eclectic mix of talent and know how to get creative pulses racing by delivering work that people really care about.   They have tuned in to the fact that a fragmented media landscape means that people avoid what they don’t like yet amplify what they do.

In the age of conversation it is all about cut through and this agency produces some of the most engaging creative work in the industry; creating campaigns that people fall in love with.

Their creative work is spare and muscular and they manage to make brands fly that little bit higher.  As a result they have loyal infatuated clients across a terrific portfolio and a clear sense of direction.

New business is plentiful and they have landed several high profile accounts.

Culturally the agency has an open and respectful culture with a horizontal structure.  The social side plays an important role in agency life too: the Account Management team have an away-trip abroad every year, plus socialising around booze or cakes once a week in addition to key event surprises – watch out for Valentine’s Day!


The Senior Account Manager role

In a nutshell the Senior Account Manager will be handling a lifestyle account and a government account with big ambitions to create a national movement.

The government accounts are a bit of an unsung hero in the advertising industry.  They are often overlooked by account handlers and yet creative teams are always thrilled to get their hands on them since the opportunities are endless and go way beyond traditional advertising solutions.

Think of a government account as being a challenger brand but with a big budget.  Its aim is to change the public’s mindset and act as a force for good.  This requires clever thinking and canny creative.  

This agency has one of the biggest and most successful relationships with the government roster.  As a result there are rich creative pickings and the agency is trusted to be daring in its approach.  When this account sweeps up at the Awards Ceremonies and creates a buzz in the industry, you can pat yourself on the back for being there!

This is a terrific piece of business on which the agency takes the brand lead.  It is targeting millennials so the creative needs to be engaging and the marketing channels need to be cutting edge and will include content and social media in addition to classical above the line with TV and film.

The other 50% of the Senior Account Manager’s time will be spent handling a lifestyle account.  This is a UK based account targeting millennials with a high disposable income.  The nature of the consumer ensures that the creative has to be edgy and the Senior Account Manager will working with influencers to develop online content for the brand and devise strategy across social media on large scale projects.

The Senior Account Manager will be a key player on two highly creative and varied accounts.  Together the accounts involve a broad scope of marketing solutions including TV, film, print, digital content and social media.

The Senior Account Manager will be reporting into a Senior Account Director and Managing Partner so there is plenty of room to grow and develop your career.

The agency is seeking a Senior Account Manager who is a pro-active self-starter with a passion for brilliant work and the ability to spot and nurture great creative ideas whether they are on brief or a great additional idea.

In addition, the Senior Account Manager will need to be able to work well with larger teams, staying on top of their game and be confident operating across all disciplines on busy accounts.

The Senior Account Manager needs to have the desire to build and support the team around them and in particular taking responsibility for and encouraging the progression of junior members of the team.

The role would suit a Senior Account Manager with an entrepreneurial spirit as there is great opportunity to grow and shape the business.

Account handling at the agency is of a high calibre and they see themselves as creating an entrepreneurial environment for brilliant work to flourish in.

The role would suit a Senior Account Manager who not only wants to handle great work, but also wants to get their career on track.  The agency is buttoned down when it comes to growing its talent in-house.  All the Senior Account Managers have clear up to date objectives and progression plans.  

The agency has an excellent mentoring scheme and offers bespoke training programmes and one-to-one coaching in order to move people up to the next level.  

The type of Senior Account Manager to thrive in this agency will be someone with the desire to influence great creative work and strategy with the drive to go the extra mile for the Client and take a collaborative approach.

 

Highlights of the Senior Account Manager role:

  • Joining a top 10 highly innovative creative agency
  • Handling a two fantastic UK led accounts
  • Blending above the line advertising with edgy digital
  • Working with the agency’s top creative team
  • Getting involved with brand strategy

 

Desirable Experience for the Senior Account Manager role:

  • Good above the line advertising agency experience
  • Thorough grounding in digital and social media  
  • Knowledge of TV and Clearcast
  • Strong brand strategy
  • Eye for powerful creative

 

Why apply for this Senior Account Manager role?

This agency smartly creates a provocative relationship between the brand and the consumer that kicks the competition out of the category.  If you are a firebrand with a passion for great work then this is a fantastic chance to get some creative awards under your belt.

In addition to this great Senior Account Manager role we also have other exciting opportunities for you to look at on our website: www.spectrum360.co.uk

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