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Senior Account Manager

  • Location:

    Leeds

  • Sector:

    Marketing & PR, Creative

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35,000 - £38,000

  • Contact:

    John Austin
  • Contact email:

    j.austin@henrynicholas.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    07899993300

  • Job ref:

    317717

  • Published:

    4 months ago

My client are experts in strategy, performance, and creativity for brands. Due to a number of exciting new projects with a major household named client they are looking for an ambitious Account Manager ready to take a step up or an established Senior Account Manager seeking a new challenge.
 
My client are on an incredible journey of growth with a new leadership team and big ambitions that are being achieved. 
 
THE OPPORTUNITY  
The Senior Account Manager will report directly into the Account Director and will be responsible for 2 team members within the business.
 
My client began their relationship with this amazing brand over 14 years ago, and supported them on their growth journey from a regional retailer to a national retailer.
 
My client are responsible for all the in-shop POS comms and digital signage. They have daily contact with the client as well as weekly formal WIP sessions and attend various briefing sessions working collaboratively with the marketing and category teams.
 
Throughout the course of the year they produce all content, both print and digital, across the full estate of 2000+ stores within the UK and Ireland. This comprises of 5 seasonal campaigns that promote the client's quality and value credentials, alongside any new product launches for the year.
 
THE REQUIREMENTS  
Building and maintaining client relationships, strong business acumen, guiding strategy & creative need to be your forte. Whilst using your skills to oversee your account managers you’ll need to juggle, brief and deliver multiple creative projects on time, on budget and on brief.
 
  • Adept client management skills (manages expectations, builds trust, communicates well)
  • Skilled in ensuring our client satisfaction is always glowing and our output top notch
  • Able to build core relationships with key clients of varying levels
  • Ability to execute multiple fast-paced projects across a large client with multiple stakeholders
  • Able to lead the delivery of projects from resource requests, brief writing, creative development and presenting work to clients
  • Able to deliver projects with excellence (error free, on brief, on budget, on time)
  • Financial management, forecasting, estimating and business generation
  • Possesses tenacity and drive required to see a job through to the end
  • Highly intelligent, but also has a good dose of common sense
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Can juggle multiple tasks, but knows when to raise a hand for help
  • A natural team player who fits well into a collaborative, friendly team
  • Holds a curious mind, hungry to learn and experience new things
THE PACKAGE  
  • £35,000 - £38,000
  • 25 days holiday (excluding Bank Holidays)
  • Your birthday off
  • Flexible working
  • Private health care with Vitality
  • Pension with Aviva – 3% employer, 5% employee
  • Skills share – Virtual learning platform
  • Regular social events