Senior Account Manager/Account Director
About the Job
Senior Account Manager/ Account Director
Location: Hertfordshire – commutable from Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire.
We are seeking a Senior Account Manager or Account Director to work within a highly reputable integrated communications agency which boasts a very impressive client portfolio predominantly within the Retail/FMCG sector.
This is a hands-on-role and will require a flexible approach, key responsibilities will include:
· Working with the MD to deliver fully integrated campaigns
· Ensure that the agency responds to client briefs in a timely manner and to the creative and strategic standards set by the agency.
· Building loyalty amongst client base and aim to maintain and grow key clients through pro-active and relevant recommendations.
· Work with Managing Partner and Creative Director to pursue any business development or new business opportunities
· Collaborate successfully with all members of the agency to maintain a helpful and supportive working culture.
To be successful is this role you will have extensive agency experience with knowledge of BTL – POS, Sales Promotion, Digital or Direct Marketing. As well as:-
· A wide understanding of a variety of market sectors, preferably experience within the retail and FMCG sector.
· Strong sales orientation and a solid track record of business development.
· The ability to influence and challenge others at senior level within agencies and clients.
· Must also be able to operate comfortably with mid/junior level clients in this hands-on role.
· Good financial and commercial skills.
· The ability to manage a team and nurture young talent.
· Good negotiation skills.
· Good project management and financial forecasting abilities.
· Flair for creative ideas.
Salary: £35,000-45,000 per annum
Key words: Senior Account Manager, Account Director, Client Services Director, Communications Agency, Integrated Communications, Marketing Agency, Communication Agency
Employment Agency – FS1 is a UK-based recruitment agency specialising within the Sales, Marketing and Creative fields for permanent, freelance and contract positions please contact us to discuss one of our many positions
Our sector experience includes working with a range of business-to-consumer (B2C) and business-to-business (B2B) companies within the Communications, Technology, Media, Leisure, Consumer Goods, Retailing, Food & Drink and Health & Beauty sectors for both Client and Agency side throughout the UK.