Senior Account Manager

Position: Senior Account Manager
Location:  London
Salary: 35-45kÂ
Ref: 2657-4265

Our client is an award-winning independent media and data agency based in London’s West End. They deliver integrated media campaigns for some of the country’s best loved and fastest growing brands. Data is at the heart of everything we do and as a Senior Account Manager you will use insights to inform and deliver successful campaigns.

You’ll plan and manage campaigns across the full range of digital channels, including Facebook, Display and PPC, and offline channels including TV and inserts. You will manage long-term and successful partnerships with clients. You will confidently present proposals, end of campaign reports and analysis.  You will be a manager and a key part of a close-knit and friendly team who share results and celebrate success together.
Client Management
The right candidate will be responsible for the following tasks:
Lead all elements of campaign briefing and channel recommendations
Manage Account Manager / Account Executive / Media owners across all elements of campaign scheduling and execution
Evaluate and interpret historic campaign data to support media planning and
Key point of contact for your clients day-to-day
Media planning, buying and management of the strategic and longer-term planning of your client accounts
Day to day team management, both task management and ensuring that your team members develop their skills, helping them to reach their goals
Manage campaign status reporting both internally and externally
Manage weekly results tracking and reporting
Responsible for billing and financial reporting to Business Director on managed accounts
Manage delivery of regular campaign analysis that will help us optimise activity, ensuring strategy is delivered to plan
Understand clients’ business and challenges and identifying areas for improvement
Ensuring that all activity follows sign off processes both for yourself and your team
Active involvement in new business pitching and preparation of responses
Lead the creation of client report presentations – quarterly / annual and campaign level reviews
Support Business Director in setting annual budgets and forecasts for your client accounts.
Team management
Support Business Director in management of relevant Account Executives in your client team
Direct line-management of an Account Executive within your Account team, taking responsibility for their work and development within the agency:
Provide support to Account Executives with day-to-day project management, including media and tool training, agency processes and client communications.
Responsibility for overseeing Account Executive administration work, ensuring accuracy and timely completion
Responsible for holding regular weekly 1-2-1 catch ups with your team.
Experience
The ideal candidate should have the following qualities and skills:
Media planning and buying experience, essential
Experience working in an agency environment (preferable)
Proficient with excel, pivot tables, formula’s and manipulating data to draw insight (essential  – will be used daily)
Experience taking client briefs and recommending client spend and new opportunities (essential)
Experience in managing client accounts and budgets
Client Account Management
Financial Management
Project Management
Planning and Organisation
Knowledge of ACORN/MOSIAC, Nielsen, TGI, YouGov
Core skills
Accuracy and attention to detail
Strong organisation & leadership qualities
Strong communication skills both written and verbal
Confidence in presenting to clients and peers
Numerate and analytical
Good working knowledge of all media and how they work together
Strong working knowledge of all internal systems
Good industry knowledge and insight – well-read and aware of sector specific news and practices
Innovative – working off your own initiative
Must have competence at delivering media strategy and planning for two or more of the following channels;
Inserts
Press display
Door Drops
OOH
Direct Mail / Data Processing
Facebook Paid Advertising
Display – Programmatic and Direct
Paid Search
Ideally experienced working in some of the following sectors;
Mail Order
Retail
Travel
FMGC
Non-for-profit / Charity.
Please make sure that your full address and details are included in your application for this role to scott@a1people.net Â

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