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Account Manager

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

As an Account Manager you will take a lead role in planning and managing integrated media campaigns, ensuring clients experience the highest service levels. You will provide advice to clients on competitor activity and innovations in their marketplace, working with senior staff to provide strategic and justified media proposals.

Role Responsibility

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

·         Managing client accounts with support

·         Planning multi-channel media activity

·         Delegating and supervising campaign management

·         Working closely with the media teams and iProspect

·         Managing junior staff

·         Ensuring administrative accuracy is maintained

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

·         Overseeing day to day campaign management and maximising client return on investment

·         Developing your own ideas and gathering data to develop them into comprehensive media strategies

·         Taking responsibility for providing clients with innovative media solutions and demonstrable return on investment

·         Providing clients with guidance on budget allocation

·         Developing compelling client documents and presentations and providing evidence of added value

·         Leading client meetings

·         Delegating and managing the consolidation of internal briefs required for multi-media campaigns

·         Creating comprehensive media briefs and working with the media teams to maximise the quality of response

·         Create and present multi-channel media schedules

·         Continually building and demonstrating an insight into consumer behaviour

·         Evaluating competitor media behaviour using your knowledge of the sector and tools such as Mintel, NMR and Ad Dynamics to provide bespoke client insight

·         Proactively up selling to clients to maximise account value

·         Ensuring clients are made aware of relevant media opportunities, innovations and market developments

·         Seek to actively participate in new business projects

·         Ensuring work is delegated effectively across the team

·         Debt management

·         Actively ensuring administrative accuracy across the team

·         Setting deadlines across the team and ensuring project completion

·         Pro-actively seek to further develop your media knowledge

The Ideal Candidate

·         You will be a strategic and logical thinker who enjoys analysing a brief and delivering innovative solutions

·         You will hold a sound knowledge of all media channels and good understanding of how to develop effective integrated media campaigns, in both brand and DR advertising

·         You will demonstrate passion for the role and inspire respect from clients and colleagues

·         You will be able to communicate effectively and professionally and hold strong relationships, both internally and with clients

·         You will posses strong organisational skills and attention to detail

·         You will have an advanced level of understanding of DDS (invoicing system), Excel and PowerPoint

Package Description

- Pension scheme

- Life Assurance Policy

- Cycle to Work Scheme

- Holiday purchase scheme

About the Company

In this new era of media, Carat is changing the game. We are redefining the value of media to build our client's businesses. We create communications ideas and make them happen across every possible channel - from social media to TV to sports sponsorship. As Campaign magazine's Global Media Network of the Year, we've been having great success from doing so.

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