Senior Account Manager

Penwortham, UK
Closing date
26 Sep 2020

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Marketing & PR
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We are seeking a Senior Account Manager to join us on our exciting journey. Someone with solid agency experience, to work across a range of clients to deliver results driven strategy, creative concepts, integrated campaigns and communications plans. Our focus is firmly on your experience, attitude and work ethic. We're looking for candidates with ambition, with a talent for building relationships, pushing boundaries, going the extra mile, and looking at things differently.

Working within our Client Services Team, you will report into our Account Director who will support you in your role and personal development ambitions.

The Role

As a Senior Account Manager you will be the first point of contact for our clients, responsible for building strong dynamic relationships based on a clear and holistic understanding of their business and challenges.

To this end you will lead and coordinate in-house and external resources, to delight your clients with compelling and creative solutions, ensuring deliverables are on brand, on time and within budget.

About the Role:

As a minimum you can expect the following from your day to day role:

Developing client relationships
  • Building trust with clients by consistently and proactively demonstrating the agency's value in overcoming marketing challenges and objectives
  • Become your client's go-to within the agency for all projects, briefs and initiatives
  • Respond with timely, insightful and compelling proposals and solutions
  • Define and agree key objectives, deliverables and KPIs with the client

Managing projects
  • Coordinating agency resources across departments to include strategy, creative, digital and production
  • Develop and communicate scope of work documents, such as critical paths, contact and status reports
  • Overseeing campaign and project budgets
  • Working with internal teams to plan and prioritise multiple project deliveries
  • Crafting and developing briefs and reviewing work against them

New business and business development
  • Help grow revenue for your assigned clients by identifying and converting new briefs and opportunities
  • Provide insight and assistance on pitches and proposals where required

About You

  • You would describe yourself as confident and a great communicator
  • You have a passion and eye for creativity
  • You are results driven and a natural problem solver
  • Pragmatic and hands-on, you are excellent at overseeing multichannel projects across multiple teams
  • Commercially astute, you know how to deliver true value within budget
  • Digitally adept, you'll have specific experience in website and digital campaign delivery

About Workhouse:

We're an agency with a difference. An agency not afraid to peek beyond the horizon and try something new. Fearless and adventurous yet grounded and strategic, we're officially the number one integrated creative agency in Lancashire. We've consistently cut the mustard for over 28 years and we've big ambitions for the next chapter.

Our team is everything and we take care to seek, attract and retain creative, passionate, and naturally inquisitive people, people who can always teach us something new. We're also living proof that you don't have to be city bound to stand tall in the creative industries.

What you can expect of us

An environment to flourish. With over 30 team members, a modern flexible workspace, set in the Ribble Valley countryside. We place a high value on wellness in the workplace.
  • Competitive salary.
  • A company pension scheme.
  • A healthcare plan after 2 years of service.
  • A childcare voucher scheme.
  • Employee discount platform.
  • A clear career progression route.

What to do next?

  • You might want to send us a little video clip introducing yourself, telling us why you're the person for the job.
  • Polish up your CV and send it to
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