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Senior Account Manager

Employer
Double Noire
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
24 Apr 2021

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Sector
Marketing & PR
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

About Double Noire

DN is a small (but growing!) digital agency, so you'll be exposed to and gain experience with a little bit of everything. That said, listed below are some things you'll probably do.

This is an opportunity to positively impact people's experience online and make the web a better place.

You'll own projects from start to finish, collaborate with researchers, product managers, designers and developers, and focus on delivering the best possible experience for our clients.

The ideal candidate

We are looking for a Senior Account Manager to join our team in a permanent capacity.

The ideal candidate will be customer-oriented with a drive to achieve goals and maintain a great customer experience. You will be able to suggest forward-thinking ideas and work closely with clients to understand their needs. You will have excellent communication abilities and negotiation skills.

The role

Client facing: several clients simultaneously

Internal facing: UX, Design and Development teams

Report to: Client Services Director

Responsibilities
  • Work with key accounts to provide product solutions, develop new business, and to ensure satisfaction
  • Serve as primary day-to-day liaison with assigned clients and maintain positive ongoing relationships
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously while interfacing with different internal and external contacts
  • Create client proposals and project costings (both for existing clients and new business)
  • Manage and track budgets internally
  • Manage small projects within the agency
  • Liaise with Creatives / Development Team / Digital Marketing Team to brief in projects and ensure work is being completed in a timely manner
  • Attend client meetings (all remote at present)
  • Creation of agenda / minutes & actions and weekly status reports for clients
  • Gather client requirements and brief creative and development teams
  • Create and issue monthly client invoices
  • Available for regular and scheduled VC meetings (internal and client)


Must have abilities
  • 5 years+ proven account management experience in a creative agency environment and across Digital / UX / Design / Development projects
  • Solid communication skills
  • Strong organisation and time management
  • Can manage several accounts simultaneously
  • Manage relationships with senior clients
  • Judge when to escalate issues to directors
  • Manage client expectations
  • Demonstrate commercial acumen in the interests of the agency and client's business
  • Work in a collaborative way that promotes partnership and team-ship
  • Skilful at managing up, down and across the agency
  • Strong negotiation, presentation and communication skills
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience


Personal skills
  • Enthusiastic, energetic and thrives in a fast-paced environment, upholding quality at all times
  • Hard working, collaborative attitude
  • Exceptional written and oral communication
  • Meticulous about the details
  • Professional, bright and friendly manner
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Highly organised
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Multitasking ability
  • Have a can-do attitude
  • A team player


Advantageous
  • Fashion / Luxury / Retail / ecommerce experience
  • Working with near- or off-shore development teams
  • Knowledge of digital marketing channels including SEO and PPC


Tools
  • Collaborative ways of working via cloud-based software
  • Slack for communication
  • Jira ticketing system for development tickets
  • GSuite for document creation / sharing


Work location:

UK-based remote working (during COVID), office based (at least part time) post-pandemic
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