Senior Account Manager

Fresh Recruits
Dorset, UK
13 Sep 2019
21 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Senior Account Manager
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Location: Bournemouth
Salary: DOE

Our client is an independent integrated Agency of 30 passionate and dedicated staff. They have an enviable Client list, of which they are truly proud and are looking for a talented Senior Account Manager to join their team.

About the role:

We're looking for a leader and a relationship builder who can think big yet deliver on the detail. Ideally FMCG or drinks experience is preferred but its attitude, passion and commitment that will make sure you fit in at the company.

The work is varied and covers all channels including experiential and digital. You will have an excellent account management team to work with and a brilliant Creative team to inspire.

You will be used to managing at least one direct report and have a keen commercial eye, we want to grow business by adding real value and taking a strategic lead with our Client that comes from knowing their business and their sector as well as they do.

You will have a strong creative instinct and an opinion worth hearing.

Ideally an experienced Account Manager looking to take the next step, you'll be looking for a long term role in an Agency where you can develop and make a difference.

Key Responsibilities

Client Relationships

Developing a strong relationship with Clients
Developing a solid understanding of the Client's and competitor's marketplace in order to apply insight and understanding to positively impact their business
Representing the agency in a professional manner Account Management

Effective delivery of day-to-day projects
Ensure projects are managed effectively and completed on time, in budget and in line with strategic objectives
Proactively provide project status information to Manager and team
Work in partnership with the team to create insights that drive creative excellence People Management

A collaborative approach to working closely with team members - both account handlers and creatives
Ensure ongoing development of team members to help them broaden their skill set Internal communication

Effectively communicate across the team, maintaining a motivating and positive environment and ensuring outstanding team work
Build relationships with colleagues throughout the Agency Financial

Responsible for managing and reporting day-to-day costs of projects through effective financial planning and management
To identify and leverage all additional revenue opportunities within existing Client base Experience and Knowledge

At least 3 years experience in an agency environment:
Experience delivering experiential and events
Solid consumer account experience
Knowledge of FMCG/retail market
Experience of working in a below the line agency environment
Experience working with blue chip clients
Experience of working with a creative department and suppliers as well as sound knowledge of the print process
Educated to degree level (or equivalent)
Marketing qualifications (ISP, IDM, CIM)
Strong IT skills (MS Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel) Ref: 9220

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