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Senior Account Manager | Creative Agency

Job Title: Senior Account Manager | Creative Agency
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Islington, London
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Reference: P8319
Contact Name: Harry Silvester
Contact Email: harry.s@pitchconsultants.co.uk
Job Published: October 30, 2018 16:38

Job Description

Pitch are recruiting on behalf of a creative agency in Islington, London who are looking for an ambitious and enthusiastic senior account manager.

We are looking for a senior account manager who has one of the following; qualification in design, experience as a designer or experience working as an AM in a creative agency.

The reason why we are looking for the above experience, is because we're hoping to find someone that has a solid understanding of the creative process. The successful senior account manager will have ownership of London-based clients and the opportunity to progress throughout the business.

The role

  • Lead a portfolio of your own clients, within varying industries
  • Develop a deep understanding of clients' challenges and needs
  • Prepare and present creative briefs for internal discussion
  • Present creative ideas back to clients
  • Develop and implement strategic plans for the growth of accounts
  • Accurately manage project budgets, ensuring all projects are estimated and invoiced correctly
  • Contribute to income forecasting

Essential skills

  • Ability to think creatively and add value
  • Proven track record of managing multiple projects in a creative environment
  • Ability to build strong and collaborative relationships with clients at varying levels of seniority
  • Ability to constructively challenge the client, manage internal issues and work through challenges to facilitate project delivery
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Good self-motivation, strong sense of initiative and ability to work under pressure
  • Experience of forecasting, estimating and managing campaign budgets
  • Skills and desire to spot opportunities to improve a client's business
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • A recognised qualification in Graphic Design OR solid experience within the sector is essential

The Rewards

  • An opportunity to work with some of the UK's biggest companies on a variety of interesting projects
  • A competitive salary based on experience

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