Account Manager - Client Facing Retail

Genesis Associates (UK) Limited
11 May 2017
10 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Account Manager - Client Facing (Retail)

Location: Berkshire
Salary: £25K - £35K (depending on experience)
Overview: A Project Manager / Account Manager level position working for a large Media & Production Agency focussing on packaging artwork. You will be based on-site with a major retail client in their head office managing their food packaging requirements…

Role & Responsibilities:

*Actively build relationships with the client and act as the on-site Account Manager for the agency ensuring that they are happy with the service offering.
*Work as a liaison with design, product development, buying team and agency to ensure brand values are upheld.
*Oversee high profile food packaging projects and NPD re-designs for various categories managing all artwork stages.
*Attend design brief meetings, manage the approval of pack copies, artwork, design & repro to ensure the print dates are met.
*Hold weekly meeting with the client to discuss project status and respond to any queries or issues.
*Manage the critical path and deadlines addressing any issues or delays when necessary.
*Keep ahead of retail trends and advise the client.

What we are looking for:

*Excellent Project Management skills.
*Experience of working onsite / implant or in a client facing environment.
*MUST be confident in speaking with clients and stakeho
*Industry knowledge and experience in print or packaging (packaging ideally!)
*Experience of working with a retail client would be preferred.
*Knowledge of print, artwork and repro.
*Excellent communication skills.

If this sounds like you and you have the relevant experience then please click apply or send your CV across to Milly at THANKS!