Account Manager

Recruiter
AF Selection Ltd
Location
Manchester
Salary
£25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted
18 Jul 2017
Closes
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Following some great new projects and account wins, this niche agency is one of the best-kept secrets in their sector, and due to more growth seek an Account Manager to foster and enhance existing client relationships. They are highly respected in their sector, and their work is stylish, modern, and perfectly executed across all channels. For the more creative account handlers, it's worth a peek.

The role

Since their inception over a decade ago, this agency have grown year on year, retained all of their clients, and maintained an excellent level of staff retention. Their client base covers different sectors from iconic consumer brands to major online players through to public sector giants. In essence, you'll be the face of their business and the role is as big as you want to make it. Reporting to the Directors, you will take ownership for developing your clients and ensuring that the full suite of their services are embedded within your clients' resourcing and marketing strategies. The work is engaging, and wide and varied, and will typically cover employer branding and communications, through to adverting, media planning and buying, mobile apps, careers websites to social media management and content strategy.

What we're looking for

In reality, this may suit a SAE who has been well schooled in all facets of client management and is looking for a step up into their first managerial role. We're looking for a creative thinker, who is experienced in developing and managing marketing communications strategies across print and online, and are confident in creative and digital briefing and development processes. You'll need a solid understanding of website design and build processes, functionality and optimisation; as well as experience of the print/production process of off-line channels; or experience in developing and delivering social media marketing strategies. We envisage that you've most likely acquired a minimum three years agency based experience, and would be happy coaching account executives and managers and enjoy this part of the role.

What's on offer?

You will be joining which is credible, stable and growing in the right direction. The salary is around the £25,000 to £27,000 mark, coupled with a bonus structure, company profit share scheme, 25 days holiday (plus your birthday off) and support for your career and professional development.