Account Manager or Senior Account Manager – Excellent London Agency – to £35k

West London
to £35k
08 Feb 2013
08 Mar 2013
B2B, FMCG, Retail
Contract Type
Full Time

Account Manager or Senior Account Manager – Excellent London Agency – to £35k

One of the leading marketing agencies in the UK, who specialise in activating brands for clients, seeks an Account Manager or Senior Account Manager to work on an exciting FMCG brand.

The agency are part of a global agency network and comprise 154 staff and they have a unique capability to deliver fully integrated solutions under one roof: branding and design, advertising, direct marketing, CRM, interactive, data/analytics, promotional and shopper marketing.

The predominance of the role involves POS, packaging, sales promotion and worldwide toolkits. It is also possible also that some international TV advertising could crop in the role at some point too!

The Client:

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to join the central team of one of the agency’s biggest international FMCG clients – working across a large spectrum of specialities, including packaging, shopper marketing, retail merchandising, trade marketing and corporate communication on  a global level.

Account Manager or Senior Account Manager
Job Summary

The Account Manager or Senior Account Manager will be responsible for managing the account effectively and profitably by planning for and organizing all areas relevant to development and execution of projects. This includes ensuring the smooth day to day running of the account and ensuring great creative ideas are executed professionally, and deployed successfully through the brand key markets.

If the Account Director is unavailable the Account Manager or Senior Account Manager should be able to manage any issues unsupervised and inspire confidence in the Client/s that they can do so.

The Account Manager or Senior Account Manager will also be responsible for managing one Account Executive.

Knowledge & Skills required for the Account Manager or Senior Account Manager

§  Proven experience in at an Account Manager or Senior Account Manager level in a similar environment.

§  Understanding of brand growth strategies, i.e. acquisition and retention.

§  Experience of developing an account and growing the business.

§  Passion for generating bright ideas and delivering work that sells.

§  Ability to think beyond execution and to offer solutions rather than problems.

§  Ability to remain calm under pressure whilst managing multiple projects.

§  Excellent communication skills

§  Excellent organisational skills

§  Previous experience in managing a small team and/or supervising a network is desirable. 

Aptitudes & Behaviour required for the Account Manager or Senior Account Manager

  • Ability to work effectively as a team as well as the ability to work on own initiative.
  • Demonstrates ‘passion’ – approaches all tasks in a wholehearted and enthusiastic manner.
  • Entrepreneurial approach by regularly demonstrating initiative and innovation
  • Highly motivated and a self-starter.
  • Recognises the need for management support when necessary.
  • Constantly looks for and learns from new information or experiences.
  • Ability to see the ‘bigger picture; and understand and contribute to longer term objectives, while delivering day to day excellence.
  • Strives to achieve excellence in everything that they do.
  • Is direct and honest in dealing with others.
  • Treats all people with respect and fairness.
  • Works effectively through job and organisational changes.
  • Deals constructively with frustration and stress, maintaining a professional and positive manner.

    Unbelievable opportunity at a one of the world’s finest agencies - Account Managers or Senior Account Managers please send us your CVs today!

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