Senior Account Manager - Creative Agency!

  • Job Reference: 776836023-2
  • Date Posted: 10 November 2022
  • Recruiter: Trinity Resource Solutions
  • Location: Windsor, Berkshire
  • Salary: £40,000 to £45,000
  • Sector: Creative
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Our incredible global creative agency client are looking for a Superstar Senior Account Manager to join their team! This exciting opportunity is to join a very established agency within the Windsor area. Are you a creative individual who has fantastic project management experience within an design agency - This could be a new opportunity for you!You will have 3 - 5 years experience within a Creative/Design agency and will be able to juggle various tasks/projects. Working along side the creative team as well as liaising with clients at all levelsHaving fantastic knowledge of principles, brand strategy, design and communications is a must!Hybrid position 2 days in the office and 3 days from homeKey responsibilities:Project Management Create budgets/proposals to share with senior team members Track studio time spend and expenses, proactively informing clients of budget and billing status, whilst ensuring projects remain at the required profitability levels. Ensure that all costs are recharged to the client Create project schedules and ensure efficient and profitable use of studio time Daily management of projects, thinking strategically on approach to ensure the best results for both clients and us. Compile business reports and ensure forecasting is maintained on a weekly basis Be responsible for working collaboratively with all teams across the business to deliver excellent results for our clients, aiming to always exceeds their expectationsCreativity Strategically interpret client briefs to develop clear & inspiring creative briefs for the team Where appropriate, challenge the brief to encourage fresh thinking Work collaboratively with both the strategy and creative teams in the creation of first stage/new client/pitch presentationsClient Relationships Be the main point of contact from Senior Brand Manager down Aim to become part of the Client's extended team; establishing a trusted and consultative partnership between us and their business Visit Clients frequently where possible and have a thorough understanding of their business, their competitive landscape and challenges Deliver monthly updates to Clients, showing current work, trends or relevant news to show the agency thinks above and beyond their brief and challengesManagerial responsibilities Support your Account and Client Directors in the mentoring of more junior team members to develop their skills in Client ServicesNew Business Clearly understand our offering and identify opportunities that, by exploiting such specialisms increase and widen our revenue steam Support your team in pitches as required Identify wider opportunities and challenges within your Client's business and introduce and brief senior team members with the aim of influencing our clients at the highest levelRequired Skills Strong written skills with the ability to write concise, challenging and inspirational creative briefs based on insights into the market and category, and the client's objectives and challenges Highly experienced in project management Proficient in Microsoft Office with the ability to create PowerPoint presentations using templates and to create and update Excel spreadsheets using formulas including filters, pivot tables and linking workbooks An understanding of financial processes with the ability to build complex cost estimates, undertake billing tasks, raise Purchase Orders and enter time sheets Be able to create and manage forecasts by client for turnover, fee and profitability Understand and be able to work with accruals and deferments during the billing process Ability to deal with and prioritise a variety of tasks and manage time accordingly A problem solver who uses initiative and can deliver speedy and pragmatic solutionsOur client have a great benefits package:25 Days Holiday + Bank HolidaysBirthday Day offPensionHealthcare Cash PlanCompany eventsBar on-site