Account Manager - Creative Advertising Agency

Location
London Central, Soho
Salary
£30k - £36k
Posted
10 Apr 2018
Closes
10 May 2018
Ref
CL 1825
Discipline
Advertising
Sector
B2C, Fashion
Business Type
Agency
Seniority
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

Account Manager, Creative Agency, London, Soho £30k - £36k

What’s the Agency like for the 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.  More than any other agency they are truly integrated.

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 makes for a more complex consumer - fidgety and fickle - dodging what they don’t like yet amplifying what they do.

In the age of conversation and chat it is all about achieving 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: Account Management is a close-knit team with a family feel and they have an away-trip abroad every year.  

In addition there is weekly socialising at “Teatime Tuesday” and drinks or cakes are a regular feature most Fridays.  The social committee are a dedicated bunch and make sure there are frequent unexpected surprises for key dates in the annual calendar.

 

The Account Manager role

The Account Manager will be handling a mix of government and fashion accounts.

This agency has one of the biggest and most successful relationships with the government roster.  As a result there are rich creative pickings with good budgets sloshing around.  The government accounts are some of the best to work on within the industry.  They offer a meaty challenge and aim to be a force for good and are always highly creative.  

The Account Manager will be handling one of the most awarded accounts in the UK.  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.

The Account Manager will also be handling a highly creative fashion brand that is out-performing its category thanks to the fact it is socially aware and has backed some good charitable causes.   This is a UK based account that is run out of London and the agency is the brand lead.

The client likes to have fun with the brand through meaningful engaging content and taking an ethical approach.  

The agency’s creative expectations for both accounts are very high and the Account Manager will be joining a restless team always looking for the best possible idea and pushing the work to be as good as it can possibly be.

The Account Manager will be handling a mix that runs seamlessly across all channels from brand to TV to mobile, social media and digital.

Collaborating with senior agency and client staff, the Account Manager needs to be able to hold their own and thrive in strategic and creative conversations with clients who are bright, challenging and inspiring.

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 an 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 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 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 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 Account Manager role:

  • Good above the line advertising agency experience
  • An interest in all the marketing disciplines
  • Knowledge of TV and social media
  • Strong brand strategy
  • Eye for powerful creative


Why apply for this 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 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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