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Account Manager - Retail Design

Account Manager - Retail Design

Job Title: Account Manager - Retail Design
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Industry:
Salary: £28,000 - £35,000
REF: 897503
Contact Name: Nikki Sargent
Contact Email: nsargent@vanillarecruitment.co.uk
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

Stunning retail design projects come together through a combination of imaginative creativity, seamless project management and a commitment to outstanding client service. On behalf of an innovative local retail design agency, we are looking for a talented Account Manager with all of these skills and more, who is dedicated to building prosperous ongoing business relationships with a range of high-profile brand names.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Acting as the main point of contact for a number of national and international retail accounts ensuring that each customer is delighted with the service and product they receive at all times
  • Developing creative ideas and concept alongside each client, and working with the design team and engineers on prototypes and proposals
  • Skillfully managing a busy workload; typically between 10-15 ongoing projects at any one time
  • Attending meetings in order to review and de-brief completed projects and understand forthcoming campaigns and future requirements
  • Identifying and proposing potential new services and solutions bespoke to the needs of each client
  • Monitoring the financial performance of each account carefully and analytically
  • Ensuring all required administration and documentation is correct throughout

Skills and experience required:

  • Extensive experience in a similar role within a retail design business or agency
  • Thorough, in-depth knowledge of the retail design sector, with an up-to-date awareness of trends and industry developments
  • Sound understanding of the design and manufacturing processes
  • Skilled at carrying a project through its critical path, reliably meeting deadlines
  • Excellent at building long-lasting client relationships
  • Self-motivated, with a "can-do" approach to any challenge, and a commitment to finding solutions
  • A positive, proactive communicator, adept at negotiation

Hours of work:

  • Monday to Friday 9.00am - 5.30pm

Salary and benefits:

  • £28,000 - £35,000 dependent on experience + annual company bonus
  • 20 days annual holiday + 8 bank holidays
  • Laptop and mobile phone
  • Pension
  • Incentive scheme

We are employment specialists concentrating on job roles within Office, Sales, Marketing, HR & Training and Accountancy & Finance. We are proud to be an independent recruitment agency helping businesses to employ and hire staff throughout the East Midlands covering Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Rutland and the surrounding areas, especially Market Harborough, Leicester, Lutterworth, Northampton, Corby and Kettering.