Junior Account Manager

Recruiter
Smart Recruit Online
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Aug 2019
Closes
30 Aug 2019
Ref
1240055477
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
As a Junior Account Manager, you'll be sat on-site with our client, Marks and Spencer. The primary responsibility of this role will be to coordinate and facilitate the production and delivery of print and POS material in line with M&S objectives and strategic targets, within budget and deadline constraints.

This role suits someone who likes to have a broad remit and is capable of managing multiple responsibilities along the print production process. Some of these responsibilities are:
  • Brand marketing - receiving briefs from Team Leads and manage the verification, accuracy and completeness of content via Media Centre in line with agreed timescales.
  • Design - Liaise with the Studio Planner to ensure that design resource is booked to achieve project deadlines.
  • Photography - Ensure that both photography and retouching requirements are available for menus when required.
  • Artwork Production - Project Management of operational delivery requirements, including attending pro-production meetings, checking and releasing campaigns to artwork production, and managing amends and sign offs. You'll also monitor work in progress and collate costs for print production.
  • Finance - Spend tracking and management of projects, artwork/print production, delivery and installation costs, PO requisitions.
  • Reporting - Running and presenting reports on service performance levels, timeliness, SLA performance, escalation of issues where appropriate.

So, what can I expect in return?

On top of a competitive salary, you can expect:
  • 25 days' holiday + bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Tons of discounts
  • Employee Assistance Programme

Account Manager | Junior Account Manager | Sales | Administration
Essential Skills
Am I the right person for the job?

Just have a look below, if this sounds like you it's definitely worth putting yourself forward.
  • First and foremost, you should be customer-centric. Our people go above and beyond to deliver exceptional customer service, every time.
  • You won't be micro managed here, the ability to manage your own time and deliver quality with speed is essential.
  • You'll be comfortable handling administrative tasks, know your way around Excel with your eyes closed and pivot a table like nobody's business!
  • You've got a good understanding of Artwork, Print and POS production processes.
  • You can project manage with the best, instinctively know what's the next step in any of your projects and manage timelines like a human stopwatch.
  • You'll be comfortable with numbers as you'll be keeping up with the finance requirements in the role.
  • We're looking for someone willing to be committed, resilient and prepared to go above and beyond to get the job the done.

What are you waiting for!? You've got down to here which means there's a lot of things looking right, drop us your application and we'll get back to you as soon as we can!
About Company
Inspired Thinking Group (ITG) is among the most successful and innovative full-service marketing businesses in the world. We have UK offices in Birmingham, London and Wolverhampton, an R&D centre in Dartford, a European HQ in Amsterdam, and client teams throughout Europe. Across the pond, our US contingent is based in New York and Chicago.

While you'll be forgiven for not recognising our name, you'll definitely be familiar with our client roster of over 100 iconic brands and retailers including Puma, Heineken, Audi, M&S, Virgin Media and Sainsbury's. Our Media Centre marketing automation platform provides visibility and control over every aspect of our clients' marketing activity, managing their marketing operations on a global scale.

Last but not least, our top-notch tech is supported by a range of market-leading services, including digital and social strategy and execution, print management, data-driven personalised CRM, retail strategy, local marketing and 24/7 multichannel content creation.

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