Freelance Account Manager
Our client is a small but perfectly formed creative design and branding agency based in the centre of Nottingham. With a really strong team environment and exceptionally high standards they produce first class creative work for national and international clients across a diverse range of products, services and industries.
A fantastic new opportunity has arisen for a dynamic, customer focused Account Manager to help out their Account Management team during a busy period of time over the next few months.
The successful candidate will be the key link between the client and suppliers and this role would therefore suit someone from an Account Management background with strong experience within a creative or marketing environment.
To manage all day to day activities including communication with clients and suppliers including; research, estimating, invoicing etc.
Ensure effective communication with clients at all times in a timely, accurate and appropriate way.
Attend client meetings as required.
Provide clients with agreed costing and lead-time information in a timely and accurate manner.
Manage each project through from brief to implementation. Including working with creatives and artworkers, estimating, raising purchase orders, monitoring status and progress, liaising with 3rd parties, internal suppliers and clients at all times.
Working closely with in-house designers and artworkers to ensure the client’s brief is met.
Take control and manage the whole project life cycle in accordance with critical path deadlines.
Develop strong relationships and a full understanding of different supplier’s capabilities.
Previous experience within an account management or marketing position.
Ability to multi-task, work proactively and trouble shoot/problem solve.
Proven experience in understanding client specific needs and ability to implement successfully.
Experience with managing clients, suppliers, designers and artworkers.
Effective communication skills both written and oral.
Highly motivated, good team player, proactive, methodical and organised.
Understanding of print processes, web programming and design, SEO and social media is desirable.
Good numerical ability with a knowledge of negotiating prices and calculating VAT.
This freelance job will suit self employed individuals and will be paid on an hourly rate, it will be based onsite at our clients offices. For more advice and information about freelancing please call our office.