Senior Account Manager

£30000 - £40000 per annum
28 Dec 2013
25 Jan 2014
Ian Lenehan
FMCG, Retail
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Account Manager: Manchester, £30 - 40K

Looking for a new challenge where you can progress into an Account Director's role? Our client is a highly successful integrated agency in Manchester looking for just such a person to join them as a Senior Account Manager. Its an opportunity to work with a client base that includes a number of leading Retailers, Leisure / Sports businesses and FMCG clients, managing a diverse range of campaigns.

Specifically the Senior Account Manager will be responsible for:

- Management of a range of Advertising, Branding, Digital and Print campaigns for a range of clients.
- Building relationships with key stakeholders to gain a thorough understanding of their requirements and to identify and pitch for additional work.
- Preparation of briefs for the internal digital and creative teams and regular follow ups to ensure work is completed to a high standard.
- Overseeing a team of three ensuring they are managing workloads effectively and maintaining a strong relationship with their clients.
- Maintaining a focus on the financials to ensure all work is profitable, without limiting quality.
- Supporting the Directors with the development of the agency, identifying opportunities for growth.

This is an opportunity for a Senior Account Manager to make a genuine step up in their career as they will be an integral part of the agencies decision making process. It is envisaged they will progress into an Account Director's role within a relatively short space of time, becoming part of the board.

Applicants for the Senior Account Manager role will have significant experience of managing accounts within an integrated agency - Digital experience is particularly key. They will have experience of juggling multiple clients / projects at the same time and they will have a genuine service focus. Additionally they will have the commercial awareness to be able to spot opportunities, and to manage financials.

For more information on this fantastic opportunity forward us your CV. Interviews will be taking place early in January so don't miss out!!!

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