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Account Manager

MacGregor Black
Closing date
15 Sep 2021

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Marketing & PR
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Account Manager

Do you have integrated agency experience?

Do you want to work across multiple global brands?

MacGregor Black are partnering with a Leading Creative Agency on the search for an Account Manager. This is a permanent role based in Leeds.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Have a clear understanding of the agency's offering and be competent and proactive in selling all agency services.
  • Understand client's business objectives and challenges and development of market insight to support with planning and creative process.
  • Build and develop good relationships with client and wider stakeholders, acting as the primary day to day contact.
  • Responsible for successful interpretation of client brief into great creative and then successfully present creative output, ensuring senior sign off.
  • Ensure an appropriate level of senior strategic or creative input, both in projects and at meetings.
  • Management of updated work in progress and status reports internally and externally.
  • Ongoing book management against budgets and delivery of client billing, including proactively reporting account SWOTs to line manager on a monthly and ongoing basis.
  • Manage budgets ensuring work is delivered within budget and on time, using Synergist to inform planning.
  • Planning and organising schedules for all work going through the agency, working with other Account Managers to support peaks and troughs.
  • Ensure that all elements of the Agency products are delivered with accuracy, to brief and at the highest quality to ensure we are being strategically and creatively brilliant.
  • Lead by example by working with internal platforms (eg. Synergist) and agency processes.
  • To act in the best interests of the Agency at all times.

What are we looking for?

  • Understand agency process
  • Experience of managing blue chip clients across a variety of sectors
  • Competent in principles of marketing and advertising
  • Understand the current retail landscape, especially within the sports industry
  • Worked in agency for a minimum of 3-4 years
  • Marketing qualification
  • Experience in the retail marketing environment
  • Experience of delivering multiple campaigns
  • Experience of presenting
  • Organisational and time management
  • Attention to detail
  • Competent in preparing quotes and proposals
  • Problem solving
  • Analytical
  • Relationship building
  • Ability to travel to meet clients and occasionally be away from home as and when required
  • Driving license

Salary on offer is up to £28k + Benefits

Please contact Kate Young today for further information
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