Our client, a central city integrated advertising agency, is looking for a Senior Account Manager to lead their second biggest and high profile, corporate clients.
The new Senior Account Manager will report directly to the Group Account Director and will support the client service team across one main client portfolio, whilst being supported in a busy agency that is experiencing strong growth.
This person will be efficient, excellent with managing budget requirements and outgoing, with a focus on building solid relationships throughout the whole creative process (outsourced creative, design team, production, internal team etc). Their ability to multitask will be reflected in the way they collaborate with clients and the creative team, managing client relationships and delivering work to the highest standard.
The successful candidate will be passionate about conversion marketing. This will be a key driver when confidently presenting ideas and creative to senior members/board members of their client. They will ideally have a confident, outwardly facing persona and have plenty of strategic vision and drive for the future of their client. This is a high profile client that requires a SAM who is considerate in their thinking and ability to liaise with the client, while also providing sound advice when required.
Ideally, the candidate would have worked with a large corporate client prior and is confident in their ability to manage the realm of a client at this level with a solid understanding of the stakeholder dynamics involved.
This role would be perfect for a Senior Account Manager looking for their next step up into a more strategy facing, Account Director role within 12 months.
• Min 5 + years Account Management experience
• Agency background
• Ideally has worked across big corporate clients – e.g. telco or banking
• This is 360 role - experience in direct marketing, data-driven marketing and B2B.
• Ability to run client briefing sessions, and process them into creative briefs
• Preparing schedules and estimates
• Management of budgets and financial reporting
• Ownership of client projects, delivering work on time and within budget
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Highly organised, ability to multi-task
• Ability to motivate and negotiate with others
• Proven experience in working within tight deadlines
• Highly responsive to client requests, always working to find solutions
• Career driven and confident
Personality & Culture Fit:
• Relaxed yet professional
• Confident & driven
• Resilient – a problem solver
• A natural people person
• Upbeat, fun to have around
• City fringe location
• Modern offices, studio & creative environment
• Relaxed team culture with reasonable working hours
Let Penny and The Pond agents help you realise your market value and future career potential. Apply today, or get in touch for more information.
Please only apply if you have a valid NZ work visa.
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