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Senior Account Manager - Creative Agency

Employer
VisionFR
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
16 Sep 2021

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Sector
Marketing & PR
Contract Type
Permanent
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Senior Account Manager/ Project Manager

Marketing and Communications Agency, London

Sal range £38,000 - £42,000 PA Depending on experience

Overview

This is a leading Communications agency operating in the property sector with a global reach and a truly impressive client list. Through recent growth they are looking for a Senior Account Manager to join the team.

A Senior Account Manager/ Project Manager ensures above that promises are kept, requiring powers of empathy, communication and persuasion as you liaise seamlessly with clients, the Design team, third parties and other members of the Client Services team. You will report to the Managing Director & Client Services Director, London.

Responsibilities
  • Take ownership of key client relationships and proactively develop the client's business within the agency
  • Maintain strong relationships with a number of clients
  • Develop opportunities with clients within the UK and other key regions as required
  • Identify opportunities outside of existing accounts and strive to develop these
  • Manage complex projects
  • Proactively anticipate and resolve (or escalate) project and account issues
  • Foresee resourcing issues before they arise and raise for discussion
  • Ensure each project is delivered on time, within budget
  • Liaise and report to finance department to ensure all invoices are tracked and issued in a timely manner
  • Have a good grasp of the real estate world, and our client's business
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of internal costing procedures and client billing so we make a profit
  • Assist in managing and nurturing junior team members
  • Help to create a motivating and inspiring environment for the team
  • Give objective direction and guidance to creative teams based on client feedback
  • Strive to develop improvements and efficiencies within the Client Services team by continuing to evolve our approach to working processes
  • Earn the respect of the Design team through your ability to manage projects and objectively evaluate work
  • Timesheet work accurately
  • Contribute to and participate in the culture of the Agency

Skills
  • A fantastic communicator with excellent written and verbal skills
  • A confident presenter, you're a master of selling in ideas
  • A strategic thinker, with the ability to think outside the box when problem solving
  • A multi-tasker who knows how to prioritise and do what it takes to get the job done
  • A natural planner, always thinking a few steps ahead
  • Effortlessly organised and an obsessive timekeeper
  • Eagle-eyed for detail, you are always up to speed and you never compromise on standards
  • Bundles of leadership potential; enthusiastic, flexible, proactive and supportive
  • You Ideally will have used Paprika to raise invoices to clients , post in estimates to allow you to track costs against estimates & oversee Time allocated to projects to manage staff resources V budget

The Candidate
  • You will have worked within a marketing communications agency for a min of 3 years in a similar Account Manager role
  • You will have strong communication skills both written and spoken
  • You will have experience integrated marketing, liaising with creative/content/communicatons' teams as well as client delivery

Education
  • Degree Educated 2:2 or higher
  • Good A levels - minimum of 3 B's
  • GCSC's or equivalent

VisionFR is committed to encouraging equality, diversity and inclusion among our workforce and recruitment and eliminating unlawful discrimination.

Due to the high level of applications being received if you do not hear from us within 5 working days please assume your application has not been successful on this occasion, usually due to other candidates having more relevant sector exposure, qualifications or required skills. We thank you for your interest.
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