The marketing account manager will liaise with clients, suppliers and agency staff in the administration of campaigns and the co-ordination of associated work.
Typical responsibilities of the job include:
consulting clients about campaign requirements and objectives
working with the team on branding, creative and campaign projects
passing proposals on towards clients
agreeing timescales and budgets
supervising chasing and supporting internal staff
monitoring and chasing work progress
writing reports and updating analytics to provide to clients
analyzing, interpreting and presenting results
delivering ideas and final products to clients for review
financial administration in terms of insertion orders, sales orders and invoice payments
delivering presentations to clients and selling creative, strategy and team based ideas.
The work offers high levels of responsibility and excellent opportunities for promotion into growing within the organization. Tight client deadlines require an ability to work under pressure but this can also provide a real buzz to the working day.
Qualifications and training required
We are looking for someone with a passion in marketing and good general understanding of marketing concepts and functions. We will train for the specific sector and niche. Any marketing degree discipline is acceptable. Relevant experience gained within marketing areas and dealing with clients in a previous account management role would be ideal.
Key skills for account managers
Brand development skills
Creative and placement skills
Channel marketing skills
Analytics and reporting skills
Commercial awareness skills
Excellent analytical skills
Verbal communication skills
Client management skills
Ability to work under pressure