Account Manager

Reference

CLE/AR/057278

Sector

Media & New Media

Salary

£35,000 to £43,000 Per Annum

Town/City

london

Contract Type

Permanent

Closing Date

17/12/2021

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Job Title: Account Manager

Location: London

Salary: £35,000-£43,000

The Company:

Our client are a digital agency that strive to help their employees find passion and purpose. They’re looking for commercially driven strategic marketers, sales professionals, and data scientists to help build the most advanced revenue services business in the world.

They are searching for an experienced Account Manager to join the team. They have adapted a flexible working style that is robust, admin-light with cloud-based systems that allow you to work from any suitable location with hours to suit you and their clients.

Job Role:

You will work closely with your manager to forge strong relationships with your clients to bring true partnership values to their clients and play a part in being an extension of their internal teams through collaboration & teamwork. To achieve this, you will be a self-starter who believes in the power of attention to detail and timely campaign execution. You will be skilled at juggling your innate campaign management skills, balancing financials, and ensuring that the agency’s service to the clients is being delivered efficiently and to the client’s objectives and satisfaction. Account Managers ‘work smart’ with amazing clients and in return are rewarded with a great working environment and the opportunity to develop their careers by learning from some of the best people that agency land has to offer.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Campaign ownership and day-to-day management 
  • Making sure that all project work meets the brief and is accurate 
  • Ensuring that all work is presented to clients by its deadline and in an appropriate and professional manner 
  • Responsible for creating timelines, ensuring they’re kept updated and clients are kept fully informed of progress on all projects   
  • Managing forecasts, sales income, reconciliation and hitting profitability targets at a campaign level 
  • Ensuring timesheets and monthly forecasting is regularly updated and in a timely manner so senior team is kept up to date  
  • To ensure client jobs are accurate on Synergist, internal processes and to monitor time to help the Director, Global Key Accounts to deliver client profitability 
  • Liaising with other departments and colleagues to ensure delivery of client briefs 
  • Creating cost estimates based on agreed budgets and managing actual versus estimated hours, ensuring job profitability 
  • Assisting in managing the account team below the AM role, managing an Account Executive 
  • Solid campaign creative brief writer, contributing and ensuring that every creative brief has Director, Global Key Accounts sign-off 
  • Management of other agencies and stakeholders 
  • Completing weekly timesheets on Synergist accurately 
  • Representing the agency in the marketplace. Maintaining the agency’s standards and reputation in all external dealings 
  • Maintaining a good knowledge of the B2B space, specific client marketplaces and sharing this knowledge with the Director, Global Key Accounts, wider account team and clients 

Skills & Experience:

  • 2+ years’ experience working for a digital agency
  • The ability to stay positive and solutions-focused given changing nature of each day 
  • Numerate and financially/business savvy 
  • Growing business development skills: spotting and exploiting opportunities 
  • Project management skills: ability to juggle more than one task 
  • Degree level education in any subject desirable 
  • Detailed knowledge of digital marketing and other forms of communication 
  • The ability to handle stressful situations and help others cope with stress 
  • Tact and diplomacy, respect for other people’s opinions 
  • PC skills – word processing, spreadsheet, email and presentation packages 
  • Sound knowledge of agency processes 
  • Ability to review strategic and creative proposals 
  • Appreciation of business principles and working with the Director, Global Key Accounts to help deliver the agency’s objectives 
  • A creative approach to problem-solving 

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