2316 - Agency Senior Account Manager

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Posted: 05/01/2022 14:56
Start Date: Not Available
Salary: NA
Location: Cheadle
Level: Management
Deadline: 29/07/2022 23:59
Hours: 40
Benefits: Standard
Job Type: Full Time

Senior Account Manager

Looking for a career within an Agency?

Ready to take the next step?

We are looking to appoint an experienced Senior Account Manager to join our client services team and grow the opportunities presented by both existing APS clients and new. We want a creatively-astute, commercially-motivated self-starter who is able to manage and develop a number of key client accounts as well as a small team. Working with a highly skilled and motivated team, you would be responsible for proactively building client relationships, looking for opportunities to assist their business by introducing agency and group services. This role reports into the Account Director for Agency Services and is supported by an Account Manager and Account Executive.

Key responsibilities

  • Act as the daily point of contact on all relevant accounts within the agency
  • Working with the Account Director, developing and delivering the clients’ marketing and advertising strategies
  • Managing a small team to provide the utmost level of client service
  • Ensuring the commercial viability of client projects for the Agency, while representing value to the client
  • Taking the lead in financial reporting for your team
  • Promoting the expansion of business with existing clients
  • Using your skills to push clients, and the agency, creatively and strategically
  • Know all there is to know about the client’s product or service, the market and its consumer
  • Understand the client's marketing objectives in terms of sales, market-share, competitor products
  • Prepare creative, digital and studio briefs that meet client requirements
  • Oversee the various production stages each project goes through, coordinating relevant operational leads as required
  • Assist the client in solving creative, digital and studio based marketing issues problems

Skills required

  • Proven account management and client services experience within an agency environment
  • A background in advertising, design, branding, or client side marketing roles
  • A track record in managing and developing clients to deliver significant revenue and margin (Desired)
  • A persuasive and confident approach to creative projects
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Effective team management capabilities
  • A keen attention to detail and budgetary management
  • Strong presentation skills to support new business, client conversion and agency pitches as required (this needs to include creating presentations)
  • Has a good understanding of the full APS Group capabilities and looks to offer and upsell to clients when appropriate
  • Willing to travel across the UK for client meetings as and when required
  • Strong analytical and research skills

Sound like you?

Please forward your CV to us: recruitment@theapsgroup.com

And don’t hesitate to get in touch with our recruitment team, if you have any questions about the role.

We are an equal opportunities employer. 

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Please contact our recruitment team to request this: recruitment@theapsgroup.com or call + 44 (0) 161 495 4500

All appointments are subject to DBS Disclosure and Financial Check.

About us

Since 1961 we’ve been all about working with great people to make more possible for our clients. You’d be joining a family of over 900, so you’ll never be stuck for advice, expertise and networking opportunities. Together we lead the way in marketing and communications. Whether we’re producing exciting creative for advertising or managing a client’s entire print spend, we’ve got pretty much everything covered.

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