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Account Manager

Job Title: Account Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 3 Months
REF: SB/CON/AM_1648206656
Contact Name: Sneha Betharia
Contact Email: sneha.betharia@projectpeople.com
Job Published: about 2 months ago

Job Description

Role: Account Manager

Type: 3 month initial contract

Location: Reading (Hybrid with 2 days from office and rest home working)

We have an exciting opportunity for an Account Manager to join our client's newly formed in-house agency that is going to re-energise their brand and take marketing effort to new heights.

We are looking for a highly personable, pro-active personality who is passionate about creative and understands that solutions are sometimes found in the least obvious places.

This role will be central to the success of the IHA's creative projects, ensuring everyone is clear on their roles and responsibilities at all times. The right candidate will 'lead from the middle' - bringing calm, authoritative discipline to the creative process and commanding respect from colleagues and internal customers at all levels. They will manage the expectations and inputs of internal customers, while coordinating multi-disciplined teams to ensure the highest possible standard of work is achieved smartly and efficiently.

Working closely with the creative director and the resource manager, they will develop positive working relationships both internally and externally. It's a rare opportunity to help define the culture & ways of working of the new IHA.

Success will be an extension of the IHA's remit over time, taking on higher profile briefs as we prove our capability to the business.

Responsibilities includes:

  • To create the conditions for consistently great work.
  • You will have the gravitas and sensitivity to be able to have difficult conversations with senior individuals, as well as the ability to enforce and expect accountability from your team
  • Plan projects in advance, working closely with the creative director and resource manager to assign responsibilities, plot key milestones and identify risks & dependencies
  • Track your timing plans tenaciously and keep them updated as things change, ensuring that the project team are fully updated, where required.
  • Assume commercial responsibility for project delivery
  • Collaborate with the in-house agency team and its internal customers
  • Help the In-House Agency run efficiently and effectively

Experience we are looking for:

  • Proven track record managing multi-channel creative campaigns.
  • Must have experience with running photo shoots.
  • Brilliant commercial tracking.
  • Experience in driving forward big ideas and working with stakeholders, creative people and producers in implementing them.
  • An in-depth knowledge of the creative and design process as well as an interest and understanding of the production process.
  • Ability to take and interpret creative briefs
  • Can read and translate media schedules in order to know how to service the creative process.

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