Client Services Account Manager - Marketing Communications

Recruiter
Poole Resourcing Ltd T/A Verrus Group
Location
Leeds, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
21 Aug 2019
Closes
17 Sep 2019
Ref
1240497247
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Proven Account Manager with at least three years' marketing communications experience required to handle all post-sales aspects of client support, relationship management, production control and project management.

The Position:

Working within our client's busy client services team, the successful candidate will assume responsibility for:
  • Working closely with the Business Development Managers and administering all post-sale activities
  • Processing new jobs and projects through from estimate to proofing to production
  • Dealing with all sales and production queries to ensure all expectations and timelines are met
  • Project management of key accounts, ensuring all SLAs are achieved
  • Dealing with creative, marketing, web and niche business projects in conjunction with the respective departments
  • Managing the Management Information System (MIS) to ensure all data is accurate
  • Management of marketing activities and campaigns for clients
  • Attending client meetings with Business Development Managers
  • Cross/up selling new and additional services to clients and prospects
  • Attending internal meetings - sales, production, operational, marketing
  • Attending training forums to ensure all relevant sales, product and technical skills are developed and maintained

The Candidate:

Applicants will be expected to demonstrate:
  • A minimum of three years' account/project management experience in creative, print, digital branding, print management, direct mail or related marketing communications
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to create effective relationships with clients and internal teams
  • Self-motivation, confident decision-making and a high level of attention to detail
  • The ability to work in a pressurised and time-bound environment to ensure results are achieved
  • Competence in Microsoft technology, social media communications and Management Information Systems (Ideally Tharstern)
  • Good project planning and prioritisation skills
  • The personal confidence and gravitas to ably attend client meetings and present compelling pitches
  • Experience of working with operational production teams and creative partners

The Company:

Our client is an award-winning provider of creative, marketing, print, communications, digital and fulfilment services for a diverse range of market sectors. The company's in-house creative, cross media, web and marketing teams are able to present fantastic design concepts and online marketing initiatives, the recent acquisition of an established events management business having further diversified its comprehensive service offering. Ongoing training and development is at the heart of the company's culture, with continuous performance reviews to ensure that all employees maintain compliance and competency within their roles.

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