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Account Manager

Employer
Seed
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
27 Jul 2021

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Sector
Marketing & PR
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

We are an award winning experiential and digital agency that is redefining the student and youth marketing landscape in the UK and Europe.

We connect brands with students by creating campaigns they care about and share. We do this by using a simple but effective formula: our huge influential network + infectious campaigns + an obsession with results.

We take immense pride in our work and seek to make genuine impact and connections whilst delivering brilliant campaigns learning from our clients, independently and from each other.

Services include: Integrated Campaigns, Insight + Strategy, Social + Digital Amplification, Live + Digital Experiences, Student Ambassadors + Influencers and Tracking + Measurement.

The Role

As an Account Manager at Seed, you will join one of our largest client services teams, working on Amazon. Amazon is famous for its strategic and analytical approach, the role requires a high level of attention to detail and a passion for analysing data and excel spreadsheets.

At Seed our Account Managers drive things forward, they are the driving force behind our accounts, they are accountable for their account, the decisions made and the outcome. Our Account Managers make things happen and have brilliant day to day relationships with our clients.

Our Account Managers drive projects forward within their channel, supporting the team in their day to day actions. They are the ones that understand everything that is happening and are able to keep everyone informed, by keeping track of status documents, timings plans and budgets.

Our Account Managers go above and beyond, doing things proactively before being asked. They have a vision for the day to day business, a clear sense of what everybody needs to do and when and why.

As the Account Manager on one of our largest accounts you will have a proactive mentality, continuously seeking ways to optimise our campaigns to achieve success. You will understand how to prioritise effectively between what's urgent and what is important. You will look to improve how we work day to day, finding ways for greater efficiency and productivity.

You will lead on campaigns involving experiential, digital and paid social, you will report directly into the SAM / AD, supporting them in driving the account forward strategically, you will be require to input into the strategic process and have a well-informed strategic point of view based on previous campaign learnings and optimisations, along with a good understanding of the clients business.

You will lead and support a team of SAE and AE's, taking responsibility for their actions and their personal development plans.

At Seed our Account Managers wear many hats, they are culturally inspiring, strategically minded, creatively passionate, commercially savvy, results driven and relationship forgers.

Commercial savvy Results driven Analytical Team leaders

Skills and Experience Must Have
  • Analytical thinker
  • Data driven
  • A passion for excel and formulas
  • The ability to pull trends from data
  • Paid Social knowledge
  • A passion for, and ambition to succeed in marketing
  • An understanding of the cross channel marketing mix
  • Previous experience managing clients and suppliers, providing best in class account handling, excellent project management and relationship building
  • Excellent written and presentation skills
  • Experience managing budgets and ensuring profitability
  • Boundless enthusiasm and are a self starter with the ability to make things happen
  • At least 2-3 years industry experience


Nice To Have
  • Specialism in Digital Marketing
  • Additional language skills specifically Spanish, French, Italian, German


This is a pivotal role in the continued success of Seed and there will be room for personal development and growth within the business.

Benefits
  • Opportunity to work in a fast paced growing business with a start-up mentality where you will be given a lot of responsibility and a clear career path for personal development
  • Experience working with a major global brand, Amazon
  • Pension Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Free Breakfast (paused during the pandemic)
  • Opportunity for sabbatical and secondment with our big sibling agency Amplify
  • Macbook Laptop
  • Monthly Socials (virtual during the pandemic)
  • Summer & Winter Parties - previously attended Lovebox, Field Day, Rome, Porto & a Skiing Holiday (paused during the pandemic)
  • Dog friendly office in the heart of Shoreditch


This is a full time permanent role starting ASAP Salary Bracket 30k - 40k

We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse workplace and we welcome applications from those who are under-represented in our industry.
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