Marketing Account Manager

5 days left

05 Feb 2017
05 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our established client is looking for a Marketing Account Manager to join their busy team in Chichester.

You will have all of the following skills:

*Broad understanding across marketing disciplines, with the ability to understand the trade-offs made when deciding to which activities budgets should be allocated. Account managers must be able to communicate rational behind recommendations for marketing strategies and tactics
*Strong background in at least one marketing discipline (e.g. PR, advertising, direct marketing, etc.) within either an in-house marketing department or an agency
*Well organised and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously, including presenting succinct reports of project status on a regular and ad-hoc basis. Account managers must be able to estimate time for most jobs and ensure that jobs are delivered on budget (in terms of cost and time)
*A very effective communicator, particularly on the telephone, able to persuade clients and explain opinions and facts. Account managers are also required to be able to sell services and projects to current and potential clients
*Ability to build strong long-term relationships with clients
*Confidence to provide advice to senior marketing staff within clients, backed up by both facts and opinions where necessary
*Good numeric skills, with the ability to budget and manage invoicing in multiple currencies
*Proven ability to meet deadlines, even when priorities are changed frequently by the client
*Account managers must always work within the company's systems and procedures
*Strong PC skills

Desirable Skills

You should be able to demonstrate that you have at least 3 of the following skills:

*Experience of a broad range of marketing disciplines
*Experience of marketing in a business-to-business environment
*Ability to write good technical or compelling marketing prose
*Technical knowledge or interest in computing or electronics
*Proven ability to be successful in a marketing role
*Specific knowledge or understanding of the publishing industry or PR
*Understanding of a technology-driven industry
*Foreign language skills - almost any European language is relevant, but French and German are particularly beneficial
*Ability to work well with people in other countries
*Track record of managing difficult customers
*Experience of managing and developing major accounts

If you feel like you fit this criteria then please do apply today!

Please note: This position is based in the outskirts of Chichester, West Sussex please only apply if you are willing and able to work in this location, and have the required skills.

We regret that due to volume of response, we can only contact initial successful applicants. If you have not heard from us within 7 days, then your application has been unsuccessful.

Adecco is an equal opportunities employer

Adecco is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.