Senior Account Manager

Recruiter
Pursuit Resources Group
Location
Shenfield, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
11 Aug 2019
Closes
23 Aug 2019
Ref
1217046287
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Account Manager

Pursuit Resources Group is currently recruiting for an experienced, driven and confident Senior Account Manager, with a background in Media/Marketing?

Do you have excellent commercial acumen and business development skills? If you are looking to work for a reputable, rewarding and dynamic agency - we have a fantastic opportunity for you!

Role Responsibilities

Work within a large client services team to provide professional advice to clients on all aspects of marketing communications, from strategy to delivery
Develop strong long-term relationships with clients by personal contact
Liaise with various client departments to understand the marketing cycles of products under your remit
Write creative briefs and brief internal teams
Work with internal teams to develop creative work that meets client briefs and can be delivered on time and on schedule
Work with the Project Management team to develop project timing plans and communicate this to the client
Manage client expectations of delivery through regular communication (calls, emails, meetings ) to keep them updated on project progress
Alongside the creative team, present creative work to clients in person (and occasionally via Webex)
Ensure that any issues potentially impacting project delivery are raised with your line management at an early stage
Understand and regularly report on the financial status of projects under your remit
Grow additional project opportunities on the products under your remit
Undertake general administration, g. raising job numbers, writing contact reports, completing personal timesheets, expenses forms, etc

Essential skills and experience

Personal Attributes

- Dynamic, creative and motivated with a flexible attitude towards work

- Confident and persuasive manner

- Excellent organisational and time management skills

- Process driven with a keen eye for detail

- Client focussed

- Able to provide constructive feedback

- Able to adapt to changing deadlines and briefs

- Ability to predict and solve issues to client's satisfaction

- Good understanding of when to escalate issues to management

- Able to work overtime as and when required

- Able to travel to clients as and when require

Experience & Knowledge

- Experience of digital and printed media

- Previous work in an agency or client marketing department

- Experience of writing creative briefs and liaising with creative teams

- Experience of managing budgets and reporting on their status

- Previous work in an agency or client marketing department

- Proven administration and organisational skills

Communication

Able to work within multiple teams in different contexts
Able to lead internal and external project teams
Confident presenter to clients and colleagues alikeQualifications

Minimum GCSE standard English/Maths
Degree qualified
PC literate, including MS Office

If you feel you fit the requirements for this role and would like to discuss it in more detail please contact Sam Chambers on (phone number removed).

Pursuit Resources Group are an established recruitment agency based in Braintree, Essex. We recruit across many industry sectors within Essex, Herts, Suffolk, London and beyond. We cover both the permanent and the temporary recruitment market. For more details visit our website - or alternatively find us on social media under '@pursuitgroup'. To be notified of all the latest positions please follow us on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn

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