Account Manager

Manchester, UK
19 Oct 2019
31 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Account Manager

Looking for a career in Account Management?

Ready to take the next step?

We are currently looking to recruit an Account Manager to support Account Director in the delivery of POS activity, assisting in the processing of complex campaign work and someone who has an eye for spotting new commercial opportunities within the account.

The Account Manager will support by processing briefs from the client or as directed by the Account Director. This will entail briefing creative teams, studio, estimating, production and the various departments within APS, using in-house systems and standard workflow procedures.

The role is a permanent full time position and offers excellent opportunities for internal development within the business. The role is based in Manchester although the successful candidate will need to be flexible in their travel arrangements.

You must be able to demonstrate hands on account management experience, working within a fast paced, high volume environment, with proven experience working on integrated campaigns from creative through to production.

Experience of a creative agency, print or print managed services environment would be desirable, however we are keen to discuss candidates from other backgrounds who hold relevant print experience, creative, forward thinking account management experience.

Essential Criteria

Ability to take client briefs face to face or by email and manage client projects from brief through to production
Experience in managing client expectations around timescales and deliverables
Experience in maintaining and developing on-going client relationships
Understanding of POS within a retail environment
Experience of managing collateral print projects on a bespoke level
Experience of managing POS requirements

Understanding of data management, data processing principles and confident in using computerised systems
Ability to estimate creative and production work, measuring profitability on a job by job basis
Understanding of contract requirements: commercial pricing structure, SLA's and measurement
Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team
Very strong organisational and multi-tasking skills
High attention to detail
Sound like you?

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And don't hesitate to get in touch with our recruitment team, if you have any questions about the role.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

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About us

Since 1961 we've been all about working with great people to make more possible for our clients. You'd be joining a family of over 900, so you'll never be stuck for advice, expertise and networking opportunities. Together we lead the way in marketing and communications. Whether we're producing exciting creative for advertising or managing a client's entire print spend, we've got pretty much everything covered

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