Account Manager - Agency

Recruiter
G B Solutions
Location
Cirencester
Salary
20000.0000
Posted
08 May 2017
Closes
07 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Account Manager – (Agency) – Cirencester

Salary £20,000 - £25,000

A new opportunity has arisen for a commercially minded Account Manager to join a thriving Marketing Agency in Cirencester. The successful applicant will be responsible for managing all assigned work requirements for the account team’s clients, coordinating internally and externally, and to deliver to these work requirements as internal/external projects.

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
  • Meeting with internal teams to discuss brief and requirements
  • Creation (with AD Sign Off) and management of all related project plans and schedules – and ensuring their circulation to all internal and client parties
  • Liaison with third parties for provision of any agreed services (eg: data file provision) for internal teams to meet their briefed requirements; raising necessary documentation; ensuring files etc are sent and received to timescale and are documented in accordance with any regulatory measures the business adheres to
  • Ensure that all administrative support is kept up to date at all times, all systems are used as listed and in accordance with any regulatory measures the business adheres to
  • 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
  • Play a contributing role in the identification of all aspects of anticipated work for commissioned projects, involving internal teams as required and providing clients with any necessary documentation for successful sanction by client procurement departments
  • Specification and maintenance of client sales forecasts for year period, updated monthly
  • Identify opportunities and drive business value from existing clients by presenting structured, relevant options for development of existing projects
  • Contribute to new business/business development targets against assigned client(s)
  • To manage any assigned account executives who are responsible for the development and launch/delivery and in-life management of projects
  • Support account executives on a day-to-day basis in delivering against agreed objectives; work with the account team and senior management on tailored solutions for specific clients
  • Establish and maintain knowledge of client’s business and its market sector, disseminating client and industry news and information to the team and senior management on a regular basis

Skills/Requirements:-

  • 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

Desirable Requirements:-

  • A fun and approachable personality who can build strong rapport with client and colleagues alike
  • High levels of energy and resourcefulness
  • A creative thinker who can transcribe CRM requirements into operational actions
  • A strong ability to successfully manage multiple tasks under pressure

Benefits:-

  • 25 days holiday
  • Travel insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Company pension

GB Solutions are a leading employment agency for jobs in Gloucestershire and beyond. As a member of the REC we are committed to working to the highest possible standards for candidates and clients.

Due to the high volume of responses that we receive for our advertisements we are unable to respond to all candidates. If you have not received a response within 5 working days of forwarding your CV to us, then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Thank you for your interest and please do not hesitate to forward your CV to us again for other roles matching your skills and experience.