Senior Account Manager

Upto £50,000

Permanent
Leeds
1 year

 

The Company

An award-winning agency, established for over 30 years with studios in Leeds, Leicester and London. A straight-talking company offering brilliant graphic design to some of the worlds biggest brands.

The Role

Our client is looking for an ambitious, pro-active and enthusiastic Account Manager / Senior Account Manager to join their Leeds studio.

You’ll need an impressive track record within a Design Agency environment, a passion for graphic design and a desire to deliver outstanding service to their clients

  • – Leading the account management of one of their key clients, extensive retail packaging experience is essential for this role
  • – Developing the client relationship at every level including briefings, costings, project planning and overall responsibility of their successful delivery
  • – Actively seek and support the development of any new business opportunities, nurturing existing and new relationships in a pro-active way
  • – Develop a deep understanding of their clients’ challenges and needs
  • – Deliver the highest level of service, supporting the agency in creative and commercial success
  • – Prepare and present creative briefs for internal discussion and present creative visuals back to the client
  • – Develop and implement strategic plans for the growth of your accounts
  • – Accurately manage project budgets, ensuring all projects are estimated and invoiced correctly
  • – Contribute to income forecasting and reporting
  • – Meet key performance goals in respect of business development and client satisfaction

 

Skills and Experience
  • – Ability to think creatively and add value
  • – Proven track record of managing multiple projects in a fast-paced 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, a strong sense of initiative and ability to work under pressure
  • – Experience of forecasting, estimating and managing project budgets
  • – Pro-active in spotting opportunities to improve the growth of both existing and potential client accounts
  • – Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • – A recognised qualification in Graphic Design is essential
  • – Be very intelligent, a great communicator and ambitious with a very straightforward, no fluff approach

 

Hours and Salary
  • – £35,000 to £50,000 depending on experience.
  • – An opportunity to work with a great team for some of the UK’s biggest companies on a variety of interesting projects

 

Job Ref: 20232

 

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