Account Manager - Creative Advertising Agency

Location
Central London
Salary
£30k - £32k
Posted
11 Sep 2019
Closes
11 Oct 2019
Ref
CL 1860
Discipline
Advertising
Sector
B2C
Business Type
Agency
Seniority
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

Account Manager, Creative Agency, Central London, £30k - £32k

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

Although it is part of a large successful network, there is a small agency feel here.  It is friendly and vibrant and talent is quickly picked up and developed.  It is edgy but still feels nurturing.

Unlike the other big networks that need to oversell the action in order to attract the right talent, this agency offers genuinely exciting opportunities that draw in “best in class”.

Their work is stunning and gutsy.

The trick is to provoke rather than offend; that’s the tightrope this creative advertising agency knows how to walk.  They keep the right balance and their creative is daring and exciting rather than dull and insulting.

As the media landscape gets more fragmented and consumers become marketing savvy and time poor, there is huge pressure on creative agencies to be more provocative with their campaigns as they entice consumers to build a relationship with the brand.

It’s all about being a crowd teaser rather than a client pleaser!  As a result the agency produces salty creative that tickles the synapses as opposed to anodyne campaigns that are instantly forgotten. 

 

The Account Manager role

The Account Manager will be handling a terrific FMCG account that stands apart from the “me too” competition with a war-chest full of iconic brands.

The icing on the cake is that the Account Manager will be handling a relatively new account for the agency so will be in from the beginning and able to make their mark.

The agency has been lucky with this win as the brands are the best the client has to offer and some of the best within the category itself.  They are originated from the UK and slightly quirky; lending themselves well to creative fun and games.  

The account is guaranteed to offer the Account Manager career stimulus and a renewed interest in edgy thinking.  

It’s time to get your mojo back!

There is a mixed portfolio for the Account Manager to get their teeth into.  The Account Manager will be handling some challenger brands that want to knock the goliaths off their perch, whereas others are brand titans that plan to further crush the competition underfoot.

Some of them are noisy while others are new to banging the drum.  But they all want to make a difference and shake up the sector.

The client also has a soft spot for these brands and has given them a far looser creative rein backed up by a big budget.  

The agency in turn has put its best creative team on the account and let them run free.

If it’s process you’re after then this won’t suit.  It is an untamed account that needs an entrepreneur willing to go the extra mile driven by creative insatiability.

The agency knows how to indulge innovation and keep its talent on board.

 

Highlights of the Account Manager role: 

  • Joining a creatively daring integrated agency 
  • Managing a fabulous FMVG treasure chest
  • Getting involved with TV and content 
  • Touching great creative
  • Fast – track career opportunities


Desirable Skills for the Account Manager role:

  • Experience from a good creative agency 
  • Brand lead experience 
  • Experience with TV and Clearcast
  • Demonstrable strategic thinker
  • Ability to articulate creative passion


Why apply for this Account Manager role?

The agency attracts “best in class”.  They are daredevils with their creative thinking but never reckless.  This is an exciting agency for the Account Manager to be part of.

We can only accept job applications from candidates who meet the essential selection criteria above and have current Right to Work in the UK.

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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