Senior Account Manager

Senior Account Manager – Basingstoke, Hampshire

Salary DOE plus benefits

This is a full time, permanent role, but contractors and freelancers will also be considered.

  • Do you have Marketing / Creative agency experience, and B2B experience helping to shape the clients’ brands strategic or tactical plans?
  • Are educated to degree standard preferably in business or marketing management?
  • Do you have good people management & motivation skills (both internally and externally) and a proven track record of building lasting relationships with clients?

About our Client

We are working for a global hybrid agency who produce content, collateral and campaigns expertly from concept to delivery for their extensive B2B and B2C client base.  They work with some of the biggest global brands and they are now looking for a Senior Account Manager to join their busy team.

Job Description

Our client is currently seeking a new B2B Senior Account Manager to strategically own, manage and develop client relationships. The Senior Account Manager will interpret the requirements of the brief and deliver innovative solutions, to drive the business forward. Whilst managing another team member, you'll have overall ownership and responsibility for the project management of all projects along with being an ambassador for the agency.

What You'll Bring:

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have responsibility for and strategically manage and develop principle clients
  • Manage a portfolio of clients with a total revenue of >£500k per annum
  • Demonstrate good commercial knowledge, managing targets, reporting and budget responsibility including forecasting
  • Proactively seek out opportunities for organic client growth
  • Interpret the requirements of the brief and deliver innovative solutions to drive the business forward
  • Play a key role in RFI / RFP and Pitch responses, being able to develop and present these responses to win new business
  • Line management responsibility. Be able to coach and mentor colleagues
  • Have overall responsibility for the outcome of all projects

You will also undertake:

  • Financial management
  • Client management
  • Project management
  • Taking ownership
  • Developing new business
  • Team working

You’ll love this role if you:

  • Are strong in your tactical focus and understanding of strategy, with high confidence levels to challenge and lead discussions
  • Are a skilled problem solver with an eye for detail
  • Are adept at building great relationships, both internally and with clients
  • Have experienced in agency life
  • Are calm and motivating under pressure
  • Are able to play a major role in pitches and uncover new business opportunities
  • Are passionate about B2B or consumer brands, brand comms and developing the best campaigns
  • Are able to multi-task with ease
  • Have Marketing / Creative agency experience
  • Have B2B experience helping to shape the clients’ brands strategic or tactical plans
  • Have commercial business knowledge
  • Are educated to degree standard preferably in business or marketing management
  • Have good people management and motivation skills (both internally and externally) and a proven track record of building lasting relationships with clients
  • Have great presentation skills and ability to drive pitch success
  • Are digitally savvy and have a willingness to find new and exciting ways to communicate
  • Have a positive, proactive, outgoing personality with a genuine enjoyment of client contact and teamwork
  • Are quality conscious with excellent attention to detail
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Are client focussed with excellent client facing skills
  • Have the ability to work under pressure and meet / exceed timelines
  • Are able to demonstrate professionalism to clients, colleagues and suppliers
  • Have commercial business drive, determination to achieve excellence

The Successful Candidate

The successful candidate will have overall ownership and responsibility for the project management of all projects, along with being an ambassador for the agency.

What's on Offer
  • Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • 25 days holiday plus public holidays (option to buy up to 5 further days)
  • A day off for your Birthday
  • Professional Development and Training
  • Remote work and flexible working hours ongoingly available

Bluetree Recruits is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Bluetree Recruits Ltd is an Equal Opportunities Employer and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

We offer equal opportunities to all candidates regardless of race, religion, gender, sexuality, disability, age and other protected status as required by applicable law.

We can only consider applications from candidates who are eligible to work in the UK.

Not for you?
Bluetree offers a referral fee of £200 for candidates placed with our clients who successfully complete their probation period.
£200 referral reward
Got a question?
You can refer to job number VR/03014 when contacting us.
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Job Title:
Senior Account Manager
Location:
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Employment:
full-time
Salary:
DOE plus benefits
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