Account Manager - Well-known Creative Agency

6 days left

Central London
£30k - £32k
18 Oct 2019
18 Nov 2019
CL 1941
B2C, Entertainment
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Account Manager, Creative Agency, Central London, £30k - £32k

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
This agency will turn you into a Rockstar!   It will be up to you to keep your feet on the ground.   The Account Manager will be handling two exciting accounts.  One is an entertainment account and the other is a drinks account.  

The entertainment landscape is exciting and changing fast with lots of new competitors and the agency is leading the charge on the cultural shift. 

More exciting still, the brand is on the cusp of developing outstanding creative. The agency has moved the client from product focus to brand shifting work and will continue to do so.

This is the agency’s flagship client and their largest by billings.  

All of agency senior management are involved with this account including the ECD and the Head of Account Management who oversees it.  Day to day the Account Manager will get some fantastic mentoring.

The client has responded to the recent uncertainty in the market by setting aside good budgets and continuing to spend on advertising.  This is a smart client who gets marketing and wants to push forward into new arenas.

Exciting times are waiting for you: the agency leads the brand strategy and creative and you will be touching award winning work.  

The client operates in a highly competitive, ever changing market and takes an innovative approach to tempting new consumers.

The account involves a lot of through the line: delivering everything from TV and digital through to social, games and more.

This is a perfect account for an Account Manager who is keen to get involved with getting lots of great work out the door.

The agency will be looking to see brand literacy and a good creative eye.

The second account is a drinks account that is more of a challenger brand that takes an irreverent approach.

The brand is having to work hard on a smaller budget than its competitors in a highly competitive category.  As a result, creative is “all” and the agency is clever and innovative at making the creative punch above its weight. The work is incredibly varied and the projects can include everything from full 360 campaigns, to digital transformation, to brand repositioning and TV.

The Account Manager will be joining a small, friendly account team with lots of headroom and autonomy in a supportive environment.

The team is led by an empowering and likeable Managing Partner.  There is a strong team culture and everyone is supportive and extremely friendly with a lot of socialising outside the agency.

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 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.

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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