ACCOUNT MANAGER.

Added 07.09.16

ACCOUNT MANAGER

This is a great opportunity for a driven Account Manager to join the agency’s Milton Keynes team at an exciting time. The role will focus on a key area for the client and is fundamental to the business’s success in the upcoming year.

The role would suit someone with an interest in digital marketing and website maintenance, although it is a 50/50 offline/online split, having this insight and knowledge would be beneficial.

 Who We're the Milton Keynes branch of the world’s largest advertising and communications network – McCann Worldgroup – which boasts over 200 offices in 130 countries worldwide. Our Approach Nowadays, a one-size-fits-all mentality is no longer enough. Nor is simple communications integration. We need to move beyond integration to genuine communications and channel neutrality. That’s why we offer a 360 style service - delivered by best-in-class discipline specialists all under one roof and united around our central 'Transformation Way' Planning process.

MAIN DUTIES

Develop and maintain a close and productive relationship with key client contacts, acting with integrity at all times

Identify and deal with problems as they arise, appreciating when it is appropriate to involve or notify the Account Director

Provide day to day contact with key client contacts and manage the Account Executive involvement with clients

Ensure client requests are developed into internal briefs using specified Agency documentation and procedures, as appropriate

Front creative briefing meetings and contribute to major creative briefings with the Client

Develop a thorough understanding of client’s business

 

Digital

Understand and be able to explain the role of digital marketing in communications planning

Ensure all website updates are tested and signed off to the satisfaction of the client

Process all website bugs and issues through with the digital department, attending scoping and review sessions where appropriate

Form a close working relationship with digital personnel and ensure their involvement at all relevant stages

 

Creative Awareness and Management

Understand and manage the creative briefing process, using the relevant internal forms

Understand what consumer insight, product information and competitor understanding is relevant to provide inspiration and value to the creative process

Assist or present creative concepts to client

Ensure all creative work is signed off, proof read and all mandatory requirements have been included before leaving the Agency

Be proactively involved in creative briefings

 

Administration and Financial Management

Ensure accurate quotations are produced and distributed at the beginning of any campaign

Monitor ongoing costs throughout individual campaigns

Manage the production of accurate and timely invoices, dealing with any billing or financial query as appropriate

Monitor actual figures against projected revenue and notify Account Director of any increase or decrease and reasons why

Monitor profitability of individual jobs to manage current and future account profitability

 

 

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

 

Educated to graduate level or equivalent

Understand and articulate the basics of advertising and marketing

Experience within digital marketing and/or website maintenance is essential

Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal

PC literate

 

If you think this role matches your experience and ambitions, please send your CV to careers.mccanncentral@mccann.com. Due to the high number of applications we get, we can’t guarantee you’ll hear from us.

Work with us.

We’re always on the look out for exciting new talent across all disciplines, so if you think you’ve got what it takes, please send your CV to careers.mccanncentral@mccann.com.

McCann Birmingham do not accept unsolicited agency CVs. Please do not send or apply unsolicited CVs to any of our job opportunities advertised on our website or directly to any employee of McCann. McCann Birmingham will not be responsible for any fees that may relate to unsolicited CVs.

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