Account Manager - Fixed Term Maternity Cover

  • New Zealand - North Shore

Image Centre Group Ltd
ICG was founded by a group of forward-thinking friends and colleagues with a formidable goal: challenging the establishment and doing things better. ICG employs over 150 talented staff, and we’ve worked with some of New Zealand’s biggest brands including Fonterra, Bayleys, Briscoes Group, AUT, New Zealand Post, Liquor Land, Green Cross Health and Resene.

A successful business is the result of teamwork; people working together in a spirit of partnership. Image Centre Group is committed to promoting harmony and ensuring that consultation and cooperation are the basis for relationships.

Position Purpose:

This role is a fixed term maternity cover.

The position is a key day-to-day support contact for key assigned client’s accounts delivering outstanding client service, communications programs, and solutions in line with service agreements, project specifications, time-frames, and budgets.

The Account Manager’s role spans a wide and diverse spectrum of responsibilities and tasks including maintaining relationships with clients at an equivalent level within the account.

In order to fulfill the requirements for this role, you will be expected to:

• Be the key day-to-day contact for clients to ensure the seamless implementation and management of the advertising and promotions plan, ensuring consistent communication on deliverables between the account team and client.
• Provide sound solutions, ideas, and recommendations to clients on a day-to-day basis to solve their pain points.
• Manage and implement the financial process of estimating, cost controls, and invoicing.
• Support the account team in achieving profitability objectives and regularly conduct project and job reviews to ensure management of budgets’ growth.
• Collaborate with the accounts team, creative teams, and other specialist business units to ensure delivery of exceptional client work and assess all creative work to ensure it is on brief and within brand guidelines.
The ideal applicant will have the following qualifications, knowledge, experience, and personal attributes:
• A minimum of 2 years of account management experience in an advertising agency (or other communications style industry)
• Strong time management capability
• Excellent relationship building skills both internally and externally
• Comfortable across all communications disciplines from traditional advertising to digital, including print management and distribution
• Preference for a tertiary qualification

In addition to having the above skills, to apply for this role you would need to fulfill the criteria to be eligible to work in New Zealand.

If you think this is you then please forward your CV with a cover letter to our Senior Account Director – Sophie Collett at sophie.collett@icg.co.nz

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