Senior Account Manager

Location
London
Salary
£35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted
29 Jan 2019
Closes
28 Feb 2019
Ref
ST136225
Contact
Sarah Taylor
Discipline
Creative
Specialism
Account Management
Sector
B2C
Business Type
Agency
Seniority
Senior Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

We're looking for a go-getting and passionate Account Manager / Senior Account Manager to join a London based creative agency working across branding, packaging, web design, corporate comms. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to work with some of the UK's biggest companies on a variety of interesting and diverse projects.

They are looking for someone with a thorough understanding of marketing communications and the creative process, and so for this you will have to have a design background yourself. Whether this means you studied Graphic Design at college/university or you were previously a Designer yourself. You'll have ownership of your own London-based clients and the opportunity to take the next step in your career.

The role

  • Lead a portfolio of your own clients
  • Develop a deep understanding of your clients' challenges and needs
  • Deliver the highest level of service
  • Prepare and present creative briefs for internal discussion
  • Present creative ideas back to clients
  • Develop and implement strategic plans for the growth of your accounts
  • Accurately manage project budgets, ensuring all projects are estimated and invoiced correctly
  • Contribute to income forecasting
  • Meet key performance goals in respect of business development and client satisfaction

Essential skills

  • Ability to think creatively and add value
  • Proven track record of managing multiple projects in a creative environment
  • Ability to build strong and collaborative relationships with clients at varying levels of seniority
  • Ability to constructively challenge the client, manage internal issues and work through challenges to facilitate project delivery
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Good self-motivation, strong sense of initiative and ability to work under pressure
  • Experience of forecasting, estimating and managing campaign budgets
  • Skills and desire to spot opportunities to improve a client's business
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • A recognised qualification in Graphic Design is essential
  • Great communicator and ambitious with a very straightforward, approach

Creative Recruitment is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, age, sexuality, gender identification, or physical ability.

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