Account Manager - Agency

Recruiter
G B Solutions
Location
Cirencester
Salary
20000.0000
Posted
18 Mar 2017
Closes
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Account Manager – Cirencester

Salary up to £28,000 DOE

We are delighted to be working with a Gloucestershire based marketing agency that is at the forefront of Data Marketing. This is a thriving business that is proud to be working with an impressive portfolio of big brand names. The agency is going from strength to strength which is testimony to its staff and sociable working environment.

You will be required to maintain a positive commercial relationship between clients and agency, both financially and as a strong client/agency relationship.

As a key contributor in decision making you will be required to prioritise client project deliverables and manage deadlines, liaising with internal teams, external suppliers, third party agencies and the client, ensuring all deliverables’ prioritisation and deadlines are communicated in writing to all relevant parties.

Responsibilities:-

  • Manage the financial control of clients within your portfolio, ensuring the necessary paperwork has been raised within required timescales and is kept up to date
  • Maintain all client job folders to include all related job information including briefs and correspondence
  • Liaise with internal teams to deliver the services required to complete projects
  • Writing comprehensive briefs to reflect client requirements, with sign off from senior team member within sufficient timescales
  • Take responsibility for the issue and circulation of regular project updates
  • Provide advice of project completion or output delivery, to client or third parties, in writing and to timescale, ensuring all deliverables have been met, that work has been checked and that the internal teams are provided with all required details to deliver projects on time
  • Communicate effectively with the client to obtain necessary approvals for all work undertaken, including timing plans as stated in project plans, schedules and costings
  • Identify, escalate and confirm any decisions that need to be taken in the delivery of a project – ensuring that such requirements and decisions are confirmed in writing and held as record
  • To manage any assigned account executives who are responsible for the development and launch/delivery and in-life management of projects

Skills/Requirements:-

  • Have high levels of numeracy in order to understand analyses and project reports and write clear, informative presentations
  • To have excellent verbal and written skills to be able to communicate concisely, clearly and with excellent grammar, spelling and vocabulary
  • Direct Marketing related courses advantageous
  • Business Management / Marketing degree or qualification advantageous
  • Minimum 3 Years’ Account Handling experience
  • Solid experience of managing major projects
  • Sound experience of working with clients in delivery of marketing/data/CRM projects
  • Excellent verbal, written and numeracy skills required
  • A numerate, efficient problem solver who can demonstrate structured thinking
  • Demonstrable communication, influencing and relationship management skills

Benefits:-

  • 25 days holiday
  • Travel Insurance
  • Life Assurance
  • Company Pension