Account Manager

Job Title: Account Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary: £26000.00 - £29515.00 per annum + 40 Days Holiday
Reference: 8912
Contact Name: Alex Jones
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 20, 2019 10:24

Job Description

Pitch are currently searching for an experienced and driven Account Manager to join a highly-reputable in-house agency within the Education sector based in Birmingham on a 12-month fixed-term contract with the role potentially turning permanent.
The role will be responsible for delivering high-quality marketing materials to an exciting portfolio of clients covering a broad range of campaigns. The focus of this role will be towards traditional marketing with ad-hoc digital tasks.
Day to Day Responsibilities
  • Managing an Account Executive on a day-to-day basis, delegating relevant client briefs from an internal server and overseeing projects from conception through to completion.
  • Working with the Head of Client Relations to ensure high-quality and fast delivery as well as delivering training where necessary to develop the team.
  • Having an in-depth knowledge of a client's requirements and changing this into a written creative brief and detailed time-frames for clients and the Account Executive.
  • Day-to-day management of a portfolio of clients and projects that meet criteria while building and maintaining long-term relationships with new and existing clients.
  • Offering expert knowledge of marketing to make necessary recommendations to clients to add value to the campaign.
  • Presenting pitches and creative solutions across potential clients including presenting to senior management.
  • Managing third party suppliers where necessary to deliver the project's successfully within budget and deadline.
Key Expertise and Experience
  • A strong background in Account Management within a creative/marketing agency.
  • Proven client management and project management experience.
  • Team management experience and ideally experience of developing more junior members of the team.
  • Experience working with commercial brands and projects.
  • Strong spoken and written communication skills.
  • Experience in managing multiple budgets across multiple accounts.
  • Educated to a degree level in Marketing, Business Management or similar.
For more information, please apply for the role or get in touch with Alex today.