Scout Talent

Account Manager

Bournemouth, Dorset
Up to £25,000 DOE
21 Aug 2017
18 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Work Experience Level
Agency-side or Client-side
Agency Side
Job Role
Account Manager

Account Manager

We’re looking for a leader and a relationship builder who can think big yet deliver on the detail.
Ideally FMCG or drinks experience is preferred but it’s attitude, passion and commitment that will make sure you fit in.

The work is varied and covers all channels including experiential and digital. You will have an excellent account management team to work with and a brilliant Creative team to inspire.

You will be used to managing at least one direct report and have a keen commercial eye, we want to grow business by adding real value and taking a strategic lead with our Client that comes from knowing their business and their sector as well as they do.

You will have a strong creative instinct and an opinion worth hearing.

Ideally an experienced Account Manager looking to take the next step, you’ll be looking for a long term role in an Agency where you can develop and make a difference.

Core objective of the role:

To maintain and grow existing accounts through the exceptional day to day management and delivery of projects.

Build relationships with clients.

Specific Account Responsibilities:

Be the main point of contact for clients.

Develop strong relationships with your clients based on solid delivery of work and adding value.

Project manage all jobs through the agency from initial brief through to delivery.

Deliver projects on time and to budget.

Proactively create opportunities to get to client offices and add value through proactive initiatives and your knowledge and passion of their business, their challenges and what their competitors are doing.

Understand the critical importance of the Client/Agency relationship.

Supporting the Account Director in delivering key projects, including:

Social Media: including the monthly planning, creation of content, generating post images and monitoring pages. Add value through strategic planning and analytical reporting. A strong knowledge and understanding of Facebook and Twitter is important.

Experiential: involvement in the planning, delivery and evaluation of experiential activations.

Studio: the briefing of designers according the client requirements, processing studio amends and sending design concepts to clients.

Print and Production: sending collateral to print, including generating production specifications in partnership with suppliers, preparing purchase orders and co-ordinating deliveries.

Account Management: General account management skills are essential to ensure the smooth and efficient delivery of projects. This will include attention to detail, budget and time management, timely quoting, invoicing and reporting.

Candidate Profile

Currently a senior account exec Account Manager in an integrated agency environment with a good understanding of the FMCG and retail sectors and the following attributes:

Team Responsibilities

Work within a core team to deliver a range of projects

Develop relationships with colleagues to ensure efficient management and delivery of projects

Working closely with the wider team to ensure transference of skills and best practice

Essential Attributes

Polished, professional demeanour, projecting confidence and enthusiasm for the business

Ability to juggle a number of projects and tasks simultaneously and consistently deliver high quality work to tight deadlines

Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with clients, rights holders suppliers and agency colleagues

Solid communication skills - written and verbal, with an appreciation of appropriate tonality

Strong organisation and time management skills

Strong IT skills including Excel & PowerPoint

Excellent attention to detail

Experience of social strategy, including the management of Facebook and Twitter pages.

If you are interested in this position please APPLY now!!! If you are successful a member of the Scout team will be in contact with you shortly!

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