Senior Account Manager/Account Director – Manchester –

An experienced Senior Account Manager is required by a vibrant and growing integrated brand experience agency to join a successful team working on a range of projects for a wide variety of clients in multiple sectors.

ROLE

  • Managing clients daily, taking briefs and running projects from conception to completion both individually and through management of the Accounts Team.
  • Managing all aspects of projects with constant client contact but also understanding and planning bigger picture campaign concepts – offering up strategically mapped out plans.
  • Working with the Senior Management Team, this role will entail managing and growing the Accounts Team, working with the Event Management Team, the Design studio and liaising/working with external suppliers and freelancers.
  • Manage and oversee Accounts Team to push forward and deliver high quality projects, whilst maintaining clean project admin through timesheets and job management processes.
  • Grow the account department, in terms of volume of work, billings and revenue.
  • Liaise with Business Services Director and Creative Director to update on projects and get input at key milestones.
  • Managing resources to ensure proposals are completed on time and to exceptional standard.

 

THE AGENCY

  • One of the largest agencies in the region who can boast a highly impressive client list across a vast array of sectors with high profile names in both the B2C and B2B markets.
  • A well-known name synonymous with quality and providing strategic insight and award winning work for some of the nation’s best known brands (you will have seen their campaigns)
  • Creative environment with a passion for testing new ideas.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Great communication and ‘people’ skills with exceptional attention to detail in everything they do. They must know how to nurture and empower the Accounts Team without micro-managing or losing oversight of projects.
  • You will be a strategic thinker as well as processing the ability to build ideas and develop concepts.
  • Ideally, you will have experience in corporate and internal communication campaigns. Knowledge of the B2B world would be beneficial however an added skill-set would also be some experience in B2C and experiential projects (not essential).
  • Know how to work with internal creative and external suppliers ranging from event production teams through to cameramen, photographers and editors.
  • Ability to run a number of projects from brief level through to completion – requires full management of budgets, concept creation and project planning.
  • Experience working on high-level presentations and pitches – including strategic idea development and concept creation. Ability to present at senior level with confidence and engagement.
Role Type Account Manager
Market Sector Marketing
Location Manchester City Centre
Type Permanent
Salary Circa £35,000