ACCOUNT MANAGER– PACKAGING -Creative & Production

Recruiter
Genesis
Location
London
Salary
£40000 - £47000/annum
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
ACCOUNT MANAGER PACKAGING - Creative & Production

Salary £40k to £47k basic
London

Vacancies for ACCOUNT MANAGER /SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER and SENIOR ACCOUNT MANAGER

Opportunity to join a BRAND NEW team, working for a GREAT company.

OVERVIEW
* To work on a KEY CLIENT account - a fast growing retailer going through an exciting period and with new ideas.
* To control, manage and ADD VALUE from the initial design brief to in-store launches
* The ideal candidate will have experience in the Packaging market and will have worked on both packaging design and packaging artwork & repro - so will be able to brief designers and artworkers
* Must be confident around branding and having design conversations (NOT just artwork & repro)
* May also consider experienced account managers & senior PMs from other industries such as integrated / POS / marcomms / print management - but if so must also be experienced with both creative briefs and production briefs & must have worked on large retail or FMCG accounts (could also come from client side)
* Ideal backgrounds can be in 'senior' project management, account management, brand management and brand guardian (FMCG/Brand/Retail clients)
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES;
* Ensure all stakeholders are fully informed at every stage & communicating to all key stakeholders
* Delivering necessary inputs as per communicated project milestones
* Interacting with the project management system
* To manage the day to day requirements and expectations of the Client along with providing the correct instructions and implementing processes to see projects through to completion
* Prove project updates at all stages throughout the process
* Develop effective relationships across key client contacts
* Attend and manage design brief meeting, regular project update and meetings,

EXPERIENCE;
* Must possess strong core project management skills which form basis of career
* Must be excellent account managers and able to manage high level stakeholder relationships
* Fully understand clients trading categories and how brands work
* Real experience of delivering on large projects for Blue Chip retail or FMCG clients
* Experience in presenting, pitching and being CONFIDENT in front of the client
* 5+ years design account management experience OR client side marketing / brand experience
* 5 years' experience dealing with retail branding / design and FMCG brands
* Must be experienced on both creative and production and enjoy both creative and production