Account Manager

We're looking for someone special to make their home here in Brighton. You'll be working in our account handling department on exciting brands and killer projects alongside our creative team coming up with work that delivers never normal results. 

You'll need to be an interesting, bright self-starter who can get stuck into some exciting briefs. Integrated agency experience is preferred. If this is you, then get in touch, sending your CV and salary expectations to recruitment@designate.com.


Client Management - external

  • Day to day management of a range of projects and accounts 
  • Main client contact and extensive client liaison, including running project, status and review meetings
  • Development of close client working relationships
  • In depth understanding of client business and competitive markets

 

Client Management - internal

  • Developing creative, design and media briefs for integrated campaigns for online and offline activity
  • Briefing and liaison with creative department, media agencies and external partners and suppliers
  • Strong knowledge of production processes
  • Quality control of all client work going through the various departments of the agency
  • Managing the delivery of client work to deadlines and budgets
  • Accurate and timely reporting against all projects, internally and externally
  • Supporting role for client forecasting 

 

Team Development

  • Direct line management and development responsibility for Account Executive(s) 
  • Assisting your AD/GAD by recommending team resourcing and structural requirements
  • Making recommendations for and running internal training sessions 

 

Agency Management role

  • Contributing to business forecasting alongside your AD – income and cost of sales – across client portfolio
  • Providing input in terms of agency processes and systems
  • Supporting role for new business opportunities/pitches 

 

Skills required:

  • Strong people skills – interaction and management
  • Proactive and dynamic attitude
  • Strong team player
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Creative appreciation
  • Financial awareness and budgeting experience
  • Strong initiative and problem solving abilities
  • Good levels of experience across a range of media disciplines and marketing channels, including digital, radio, TV,press, outdoor, DM
  • Strong presenting skills and ability to put a presentation together 
  • Ability to spot new opportunities for both new and existing business

 


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