Account Manager

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We are an Award-Winning international photo agency, known all over the world for our creative photography.

Established for over 20 years, we have built a quality brand and great reputation with our clients. And we work with a wide range of top companies such as Amazon, IKEA, Penguin Random House publishing, and many more!

We are a small, friendly and passionate company always aiming to develop, grow and be the best. And we offer our team a relaxed, yet dynamic environment, in which they can also grow and develop their skills.

We are based centrally in the heart of Hove, with great transport access, shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants – and just minutes walk from the sea!

We are looking for an Account Manager to play a vital role in our team, with an enthusiastic approach to dealing with our existing clients, and developing new business leads.

This is an opportunity to work in a creative environment, dealing directly with leading book publishers, art directors, and designers.

The ideal candidate should have strong administration and sales skills, and a strong creative eye for dealing with client’s design requirements.

Client admin and management

Respond promptly to queries and requests on a daily basis and develop strong relationships with clients, by both via phone and email.

Manage ongoing projects and keep accurate records.

 

New business activity

Research new clients, and contact them by phone and email.

Attend occasional client meetings in London, and international industry exhibitions.

 

Creative

Respond to clients’ picture research requests, providing suitable suggestions. Add relevant Keywords / meta-data to images.

Curate themed selections of photography and write text for regular promotions.

 

Admin

Process incoming orders from clients.

Maintain accurate and updated database of client details and activity.

 

The role includes

  1. Sales calls to clients
  2. Creating & sending business emails
  3. Database management / record keeping
  4. Researching and contacting new clients

Benefits:

We offer a creative supportive environment where you will be able to continuously develop, with external training opportunities.

We offer a competitive salary, bonuses, and frequent lunch outings.

Please apply by email enclosing your full CV and brief covering letter. (Please do not telephone).

Ideally, the position will suit someone who already has previous experience of working in an office/sales environment.

 

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Excellent Computer literacy – Word, Excel, data entry
  • Excellent Verbal and written communications skills
  • Excellent numeracy and attention to detail
  • Organisational skills – time management, and ability to prioritise
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Ability to maintain and grow client relationships
  • Flexible attitude/approach - willingness to take on a wide variety of tasks
  • Preferable degree level or equivalent higher education

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