Marketing Account Manager

Technical Placements
£20k - 25k per year + Benefits
10 Aug 2017
21 Sep 2017
We are interested in an individual from an agency or client side marketing background. The Company…. Our Client is a UK top 20 integrated communications group with energetic businesses spanning advertising, digital, 3D spaces, media, direct response, training and PR. People work here across sites in Devon, Bristol and Cheshire, serving a wide range of national and international businesses. They have ranked highly in the UK B2B marcomms agencies for the last five years. What will I be doing? They have an opening for an Account Manager to join their client services team near Barnstaple, North Devon, to be the first point of contact for the client on a day to day basis and to build and maintain strong client working relationships. You’ll get to work with some great brands such as BP, Tefal, Covonia, Freederm and the RAC. Key responsibilities will include: Building and maintaining strong Client relationships and to be the first point of contact for the Client on day to day matters Providing team support across the business to ensure that we meet our deliverables. Present (verbally and in writing) the Agency's proposals and recommendations effectively, logically and concisely Negotiating and gaining approval from the Client for all projects and creative work and to ensure that work is carried out to the agreed brief Ensuring all paperwork (budgets, timing plans, briefs, creative statuses etc.) is maintained accurately and kept up to date The day to day budget management, monitoring all job costs, and obtaining approval before spend is committed Accountability for ensuring that creative work presented to the clients is to quality, time and cost Ensuring the appropriate trafficking of all projects through the production process Maintaining up to date knowledge of all aspects of marketing - including new media, techniques and research tools What will I need? The ideal candidate will have experience of working in an Advertising Agency, with a solid understanding of the basic elements of advertising and marketing. You may be an Account Manager looking for a fresh challenge, or an Account Executive / Senior Account Executive looking to progress to the next level with their support. We would also welcome applications from in-house marketing professionals who have broad channel exposure. You’ll be resilient and able to build good working relationships with clients, together with a demonstrable track record of delivering for the client when working to tight deadlines. And in return…. 25 days’ holiday, increasing to 29 after 2 years’ service (not including Bank Holidays) Company pension scheme Medical Cash Plan – including employee assist programme, contributions to dental, optical, physio etc. Employee Discount Scheme – an online platform for all staff offering a variety of discounts at various shopping outlets Outstanding training and progression Childcare vouchers Refer A Friend scheme Regular staff social events Early Fridays finishes in the summer Company Christmas closure Long service award Cycle to Work scheme This job was originally posted as

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