Creative Account Manager

    Marketing Communications
    Competitive Salary (Depending on Experience) + Benefits

    Proven account/relationship management professional required to handle the coordination and delivery of key advertising, design and marketing projects for an integrated provider of award-winning marketing communications.

    The Position:

    The successful candidate will oversee creative projects on a day-to-day basis, ensuring that they run smoothly and achieve their full potential.  This will involve regular contact and productive communication with clients to offer new and forward-thinking ideas in a fast-paced environment that is both demanding and fulfilling.  Principal responsibilities will include:

    • The day-to-day management of clients’ marketing and advertising campaigns
    • Building and maintaining strong relationships both internally and externally
    • Presenting proposals and recommendations effectively, logically and concisely
    • Generating accurate reports and status notifications
    • Pitching fresh and innovative ideas to clients, giving concepts direction and maintaining a clear strategy to achieve the very best outcome
    • Completing projects to a specific schedule and within agreed budgets
    • Gaining client approval for all projects and creative work, ensuring the work is carried out to the agreed brief and quality
    • Ensuring all paperwork (budgets, timing plans, briefs, creative statuses) is maintained accurately and is visible on the in-house MI portal
    • Ensuring the appropriate work trafficking of all projects through the production process

    The Candidate:

    Applicants will be expected to demonstrate:

    • Proven account management, project management or client relationship management experience gained in an integrated agency environment
    • A strong understanding of the key elements of creative design, advertising and marketing
    • Excellent communication skills, self-motivation, discipline and a keen desire to learn and progress
    • The confidence, persuasiveness and assertiveness to make decisions and to promote ideas, creative concepts and platform solutions to a senior level
    • A calm, organised and resilient approach to delivering for the client, even when working to tight deadlines
    • A keen attention to detail and budgetary restraints
    • A working knowledge of Microsoft applications and creative suite

    The Company:

    Our client is an award-winning provider of marketing communications comprising creative design, event management, experiential solutions, data and fulfilment, on-demand print, digital communications and advertising.  With an expanding customer base spanning a diverse range of vertical markets, the company’s in-house creative, cross media, web and marketing teams deliver fantastic design concepts and ground-breaking online marketing initiatives.  Ongoing training and development remains at the heart of the company’s culture, with continuous performance reviews to ensure that all employees maintain and develop compliance and competency within their roles.

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