SENIOR ACCOUNT MANAGER - retail/FMCG account – Top 10 AGENCY – c. £35k

c. £35,000 plus benefits
22 Nov 2012
22 Dec 2012
Account Management
FMCG, Retail
Contract Type
Full Time

SENIOR ACCOUNT MANAGER - retail/FMCG account – Top 10 AGENCY – c. £35k

Fantastic brand activation agency is looking for a highly talented, motivated SENIOR ACCOUNT MANAGER to join their largest client in the agency, where you will manage and execute a variety of projects against the client’s PROMOTIONAL calendar.

As Senior Account Manager you will be involved in the development/strategic work, research, promotional marketing, 3rd party partnerships, on-line (including social media), POS, plus packaging and working closely with the ATL agency.  We are looking for someone who is currently a solid Senior Account Manager in an integrated or BTL agency environment with a PASSION for FMCG and RETAIL sectors and a desire to succeed.

The ideal Senior Account Manager will have excellent attention to detail, work well under pressure and have excellent management and organisational skills.  The role will also involve developing an Account Manager, so man management experience would be beneficial.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Developing a strong relationship with client
  • Working closely with ATL agency
  • Supporting the Account Director
  • Ensuring projects are managed effectively, completed on time, in budget and in line with strategic objectives
  • Working in partnership with Planning to create insights that drive creative excellence
  • Financial planning, forecasting and management

You come with:

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Experience as a Senior Account Manager or equivalent role
  • Experience of working in a marketing agency environment
  • Strong client management skills
  • Knowledge of FMCG / retail market
  • Experience of working with a creative department and suppliers
  • Sound knowledge of the print and production process
  • Strong IT skills (MS Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Experience working with blue chip clients, especially within retail
  • Sales promotion experience

So if you are a Senior Account Manager with proven agency experience, looking for a new challenge and the opportunity to work at one of London’s finest BTL agencies then please get in touch so we can speak further.  Great clients, amazing offices and culture, excellent training ground and lots of fun!