Account Manager

Recruiter
Versus Arthritis
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
10 Aug 2019
Closes
20 Aug 2019
Ref
1229534379
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Location: Saffron House, Farringdon, London.

Hours: Full-time, 35 hours per week.

Salary: £36,000 pa + Benefits.

Contract type: Permanent.

Closing date: by midnight on 18th August 2019.

Download the job description and person specification from our website.

Summary

The Account Manager will be part of our in-house Brand Team who are responsible for rolling out, embedding and protecting the Versus Arthritis brand. They will lead the account management team and work with the Brand Manager, designers, copywriter and agencies to deliver brand projects for Versus Arthritis. They will:
  • Lead the Brand Team's account management services, managing key relationships and clients.
  • Have a strong understanding of the brand and be key in supporting the roll out, embedding of and engagement with the brand.
  • Work with the team to schedule work, allocating resources and managing projects to ensure projects are delivered on time, on brief and to budget.
  • Line manage an Account Executive and an Account Co-ordinator, supporting the team to develop and grow, making sure we're fit for the future.

About the role

This is a key role in the Brand Team, requiring strong project management and relationship building skills. The Account Manager will be delivering brand projects through the year, scheduling work and overseeing all account management. They will work with internal teams and external agencies to ensure that the brand is rolled out, embedded and at the heart of and adding value to everything we do

Key requirements
  • Experience of managing large brand, marketing or communications projects, either in an agency or in house.
  • Experience of scheduling, budgeting, trafficking and client handling.
  • In depth understanding of brands and how they can be used to achieve business objectives.
  • Great relationship-building skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to build working relationships with a range of suppliers from agencies, copywriters, photographers, animators and set builders.
  • Ability to prioritise, to push back and to set realistic deadlines, maximizing efficiencies while protecting the team's work/life balance.
  • Understanding and embracing of our flex working principles

How to apply

To apply you MUST submit:
  1. a concise, up-to-date CV
  2. along with a supporting statement demonstrating how you meet the key requirements set out in the job description and person specification
  3. Please include where you've seen this role advertised

Email your completed application by midnight on18th August via the link on our website.

Interviews

First interviews expected: 4 September 2019 in London

About us

Arthritis causes pain, fatigue and isolation for 17.8 million people in the UK every single day. It can impact on the ability to work, our relationships and take away our independence. We don't accept this.

We are Versus Arthritis. We are volunteers, healthcare professionals, researchers and friends, all doing everything we can to push back against arthritis. We're reaching out to everybody with the information and support they need, funding vital research and changing the way society sees arthritis. Together we'll keep running, researching, influencing, volunteering, advising, chatting, baking, listening. We won't stop until no-one has to tolerate living with the pain, fatigue and isolation of arthritis.

Join us and use your skills, knowledge, passion and energy to help us defy arthritis.

Read more about what we do, working for us and what we offer on our website.

Promoting Equality in the workplace.

Versus Arthritis is a Registered Charity No: 207711 and in Scotland No. SC041156.

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