Account Manager

Pursuit Resources Group
Closing date
6 May 2021

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Account Manager

Working from Home - Onsite 1 day a week (Leeds)

Up to £25K

Job Responsibilities:
  • To liaise with assigned clients to create a project brief and understand their requirements.
  • To liaise and build a positive and constructive relationship with media owner partners
  • and be able to negotiate deals and rates as defined by your /our previous experience or in line with client's expectations.
  • To produce media plans that are based on informed strategies and created using
  • the inhouse tools available, including Hometrack, Experian and Jic-Reg, etc. and are created within the agency booking platform Advantage.
  • Liaise closely with partner agency brands in order to produce the projects for the clients which meet the deadlines and budgets set.
  • Take a lead in project management activity, ensuring that the schedule is adhered to and deadlines met.
  • Ensure that Advantage is used at all times so every campaign is planned, bought and billed correctly.
  • Responding pro-actively to all client requirements.
  • Provide quotes for clients on all work (using the draft schedule system) and manage invoicing.
  • To create a close working relationship with assigned clients, including attending client meetings.
  • To monitor digital activities that are managed inhouse, including Facebook, Google and Programmatic Display campaigns and create and present digital media reports as per agreement with clients.
  • Proactively pursue additional work from assigned clients and chase aged debt when required.
  • Delegate work as appropriate.
  • Any other ad hoc duties as requested by the Account Director.
  • To work with the Senior Leadership Tearn when pitching for new business as and when required.

  • Have previous experience of account management, particularly within a media agency environment.
  • Experience of handling a variety of accounts and dealing with a number of different stakeholders.
  • Previous experience of people management.
  • Experience of property sector marketing is preferred.

Knowledge and Skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail - proof reading is often required for digital content creation projects.
  • Excellent computer skills, including the Microsoft suite.
  • Excellent people management skills.

Personal Qualities
  • An ambitious and driven individual.
  • Has an interest in marketing.
  • Be able to work under pressure to meet the needs of the client.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • To be a team player

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