Are you a solid design-led Account Manager? Passionate about great design and branding?
My client is an award-winning, full service design studio working across brand identity and visual communication. They are looking for a new Account Manager with Producing ability to join their dynamic, growing team.
The new Account Manager will report directly to the Director and will assist the design team across the creative process from client briefings, right through to resourcing and project management. All while being immersed in a vibrant agency that is experiencing significant growth. They will work alongside the Director on managing project workflow, budgets, proposals, and managing client needs.
The successful candidate will have strong technical nous, and will be able to assist with project workflow, as they will be exposed to all creative areas of the business. They will always be quick to lend a hand, with a happy-go-lucky approach to daily life and tasks.
If you're passionate about great design, and keen to work in a great agency where quality is key, then look no further.
• Min 3 years experience
• Experience in a Producer, Account Management role or similar
• Strict attention to detail
• Ability to manage multiple projects at once
• Strong knowledge of the design and branding industry
• Client facing
• Knowledge of responsive standards, testing abilities, and general web/digital producing
• Ability to take client briefs and process them into creative briefs
• Manage the design team to ensure projects are completed on time, and on budget
• Assist in client meetings and presentations; capture accurate, detailed notes and action tasks
• Manage project budgets, track expenses, send invoices, process payments
• Provide detailed project statuses and tracking reports
• Proven experience working with tight deadlines
• Highly responsive to client and studio requests
• Ability to motivate and negotiate with both colleagues and clients
• Knowledge of print production
• Tertiary - Business, Marketing, or related field
Personality & Culture Fit:
• Career driven
• Dynamic workplace
• Award winning projects
• Social, fun team
Let Lorna 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.
Classic Roy. Really nice.
Great insight. But long, boring, occasionally funny, agency-self-indulgent execution.
Couldn't happen to a nicer agency.
Disagree. But you could say that about True too. True who?
A great hype machine for sure.
Thanks for your comment, Colenso employee. The DB Export ad is decent, you're right. It's also the only decent thing Colenso has done in a looooooong time.
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