Agency Account Manager

  • Job Reference: 618290781-2
  • Date Posted: 8 June 2022
  • Recruiter: King Recruit
  • Location: Exeter, Devon
  • Salary: £27,000 to £30,000
  • Sector: Creative, Marketing, Media, Recruitment, Social Media
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Our client, the largest independent advertising and marketing agency in the region, is looking to hire an Agency Account Manager to join their growing team.

The Benefits:

20 days annual leave plus bank holidays, rising to 22 days after 5 years of service. In addition 3 extra days holiday to enjoy over the Christmas break.
Free parking at our beautiful city centre location
Summer and Christmas parties where we gift extra time off for the team to get together and have loads of fun!
A hybrid approach to working with a minimum of 2 days (Tuesdays & Thursdays) in the office to collaborate, communicate, get creative and socialize
Flexible working hours when required on an ad hoc basis to support with childcare, appointments, and your wellbeing
Support and investment to help put you through Chartered Institute of Marketing training
Cycle to Work scheme and a bike rack to securely store your two wheels whilst working in the office The Job:

This is a mid-level position with implementation, project management, and a need to advise clients and think strategically. It would suit someone with a couple of years of account management under their belt and a good understanding of the marketing industry.

Key Responsibilities

Managing own set of clients with full responsibility of client servicing and account growth
Supporting Directors on larger accounts to implement strategies and plans
Management of projects from start to finish, including coordinating internal teams and third parties to deliver projects on time and on budget
Costing jobs and managing account profitability
Liaising with third party suppliers, negotiating rates and booking work
Finance admin including estimates, POs, invoices and forecasts. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate:

Account Manager or Marketing Manager level experience (client or agency side)
Knowledge of the full marketing mix
Experience in managing social media for clients
Commercial thinking for clients
Ability to multi-task clients and deadlines
Experience in providing the best in client servicing
Excellent attention to detail
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Understanding of budgets, forecasts and P&L
Computer literate (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
Ability to lead client meetings
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