Account Manager – Agency

Job Title: Account Manager – Agency
Contract Type:
Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum
  • Contact Name: Jodie Clements
    Job Published:
    REF: BBBH5015

    Job description:

    Vanilla Recruitment

    We’re delighted to present an exciting opportunity to join a well-established Digital Creative Agency, based in rural North Northamptonshire, who are looking for a skilled Marketing Account Manager.

    Working as part of a friendly team in a picturesque countryside setting, the successful applicant will be the primary point of contact between the client and the agency, and will consistently provide high quality support – including creative, project management, planning and technical input – to optimize account opportunities.

    Duties and responsibilities:

    • Delivering client projects on time and on budget by collaborating with colleagues to develop accurate timing plans
    • Taking responsibility for accurate and honest reporting of the status of all project deliverables
    • Managing all internal and external stakeholders involved in delivery, including third party suppliers
    • Liasing with colleagues to ensure all creative and development time is booked in and briefed
    • Interrogating the creative, to ensure that the response to the Client’s brief is fit-for-purpose and pushes the boundaries where possible
    • Understanding the business’s capabilities and services, and effectively communicate various service offerings to the client as appropriate to pursue opportunities for account growth and new business

    Skills and experience required:

    • Extensive experience working in an account management role within a marketing agency
    • Excellent client management skills and the ability to effectively manage client relationships understand your clients’ brands
    • Evidence of strong creative thinking and writing abilities
    • Confidence and credibility when pitching to clients both current and prospective
    • Strong interpersonal skills to build internal and external relationships
    • An ability to work in a busy environment, to deadlines, and on concurrent projects to meet client requirements.

    Hours of work

    • Monday to Friday, 8:30am – 5:30pm

    Salary and benefits:

    • £28,000 – £34,000
    • 25 days annual leave (+ bank holidays)
    • Hybrid working pattern
    • Free on-site parking
    • Corporate gym membership including golf course and swimming pool
    • Complimentary Northampton Saints rugby tickets cv cv37

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