Account Manager

Recruiter
Stonor
Location
Hertfordshire
Salary
£28000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Bonus, WFH, Pension
Posted
09 Sep 2021
Closes
09 Oct 2021
Ref
BBBH3156
Contact
Charlie Griffiths
Discipline
Marketing
Sector
B2C, Education
Business Type
Agency
Seniority
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

Account Manager - Advertising Agency - Hertfordshire (2-3 days in the office)
£28,000 - £38,000 dependent on experience

The company:
We are recruiting for a creative advertising agency based in an easily accessible Hertfordshire location (most employees work from home at least 2 days per week). They have been running for over 20 years and specialise in producing award winning campaigns for a range of clients in education, automotive, financial services, technology and charity. The team is made up of 45 talented, outgoing people many of whom have been there for over 5 years due to the positive working environment. The business is well known for its dedication to staff development and no agency invests more in training (CPD).

The Opportunity:

This role will support a Senior Account Director on one of the agency's largest accounts. It will be a diverse, challenging role involving most areas of the on and offline marketing mix including, creative, content, media and CRM.

The main responsibilities will be:

  • Effective control and management of budgets
  • Delivery of projects on time and on budget
  • Excellent financial administration - quotes, invoicing, forecasts, reports, purchase orders etc
  • Effective recommendations against client brief
  • Managing internal and external stakeholders and suppliers
  • Excellent client communications
  • Ability to review design and artwork against client brief
  • Knowledge of client brand and corporate identity
  • Clear, concise, inspiring, thorough, relevant briefs - creative/media/integrated planning brief
  • Understanding of the marketing mix - print, digital, online, outdoor, DM, events, radio, TV, cinema, CRM, sponsorship, loyalty and incentives etc
  • Leading client meetings
  • Networking at manager level
  • Analysing the data from key reports to make recommendations
  • Ability to present media/creative to clients in absence of Creative or Media Director

Characteristics:

  • Positive management of, and learning from, mistakes
  • Reliable
  • Ability to listen and understand
  • Ownership of task, job & project
  • Gain respect of client
  • Excellent relationship builder
  • Entertaining skills
  • Ability to read client sensitivity and emotion


What's in it for you?

This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the best regarded advertising agencies in the country and build your career working closely with the senior management team.

You can expect:

Benefits

  • Free gym membership
  • Free fruit, tea / coffee
  • Free parking in their car park next door to building
  • Thirsty Thursdays
  • Company anniversary party July 1st ish (normally half to one day off)
  • Christmas party - has been a trip abroad previously
  • Regular quarterly socials (fully paid including cabs home
  • £500 bonus for taking advanced certificate in advertising
  • ALL training paid for with no penalties should people leave
  • 23 days' holiday. You can also gain a half day back for not being absent over a 2 month period. So, you can gain an extra 3 days per year taking your holiday to 26 days. Half a day for xmas eve too. AND you get an extra days' holiday for being there for 3 years, then 5 years.
  • Working hours 0830 - 1730 (with obvious exceptions from time to time when really up against it).
  • Statutory pension scheme
  • Each employee also receives 3 CPD (continuous professional development) days per year to study.

Please apply for more info, or contact

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