Account Manager

Tunbridge Wells
£24000 to £28000 per annum
11 Apr 2013
09 May 2013
Victoria Wharton
Business Type
Account Management
FMCG, Retail
Contract Type
Full Time
Account Manager - Tunbridge Wells - £24,000 pa

Are you looking for a new and exciting position? Do you have shopper marketing and retail experience within an agency environment? An award winning marketing agency with fantastic offices and heaps of experience working with some top brands are looking for an enthusiastic Account Manager to join this creative and fun agency.

Previous experience should include;
-Worked in a retail environment (ideally both on and off-line)
-Briefing Studios in all aspects of creative process
-POS in-store merchandising solutions
-All aspects of production
-Budget control & forecasting
-Microsoft Office programmes (High level, Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Microsoft Project an advantage)

Ideally candidates will have experience in the following;
-A strong understanding of UK retail
-Sales Promotion
-Digital marketing experience
-Involvement in Strategic planning

The ideal candidate should be;
-An engaging and ‘can do` attitude
-Industry qualifications such as an IPM Diploma would be an advantage
-Open - minded, entrepreneurial and calm
-Confidence inspiring, both internally and externally
-Open-minded, entrepreneurial and calm
-Successful key client relationships based on client recognition of experience, good rapport and demonstrable commitment in account-handling abilities
-Good knowledge of promotional techniques, legal requirements and codes of practice
-Demonstration of good presentation and selling techniques
-Full understanding of the print production process
-Exceptional communication and time management skills
-Proactive, demonstrating initiative and enthusiasm
-Ability to multi-task and work under pressure to tight deadlines
-Clean UK driving licence preferable

This is an excellent opportunity with an award winning agency.

Even if this role isn't quite for you - feel free to pass it on to anyone that may be suitable - we offer a £125 referral fee if we place them in a perm role.

Please note due to the high volume of applicants, only candidates who meet the right criteria for this role will be contacted. Please assume if you have not heard back after 5 working days your application has been unsuccessful and thank you in advance for your time.
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