Account Manager - Well-known Creative Agency
Account Manager, Creative Agency, Central London, £30k - £33k
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 two terrific accounts. One is a UK based retailer enjoy huge success in the high street; the other is an online travel company.
First let’s look at the retailer. This is a well-known company that has grown steadily and put down firm roots in British culture. They have a strong philosophy of sustainability and believe in giving back to the community through charitable work.
The agency takes the strategic and creative lead on the account and it is fast-paced and lively with a variety of integrated campaigns coming through.
The Account Manager will be reporting into a Senior Account Director with plenty of opportunity for autonomy and development.
The second account is a successful UK based online travel company that is looking to maintain its market share through innovative campaigns that get under the skin of the consumer.
The client is willing to experiment and take a creative risk leading to eye catching work.
The account is completely integrated with digital and social playing a part in addition to some above the line. The role needs a brand-savvy Account Manager.
Both accounts tap into popular culture and look at upcoming trends so there is an edginess to the work.
The Account team are welcoming and friendly and do a lot of socialising together.
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 wants to handle great work and 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 based 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?
Account Managers tend to flourish here. There is a lot of autonomy in a supportive environment which produces great creative as people feel comfortable taking a risk and pushing the boundaries.
We can only accept job applications from candidates who meet the essential selection criteria above and have current Right to Work in the UK.
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