Role details

Senior Account Manager

Leeds   •   £30,000 - £40,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Senior Account Manager
  • Retail Agency

About Our Client

Specialising in the world of retail and FMCG, this position offers you the platform to work with some of the worlds biggest brands. It's a creative and innovative position, that requires an experienced head to drive the team through to consistently successful campaigns.

The agency offer end to end campaigns, from concept to ROI reporting, and are always on the look out for opportunities to grow their client portfolio.

Job Description

The Senior Account Manager will be employed to manage a team of up to 8 people, and report to the Account Director and above.

  • This will be delivered through a 'hands on' approach with the team to provide support, guidance and development on a daily basis.
  • To be the 'expert' and personally add value through having strong people management and leadership skills, the ability to problem solve and provide solutions under pressure and take ownership of all activation for the team
  • Identify training requirements and performance management needs as they arise
  • Conduct and deliver timely, comprehensive and relevant team member reviews as directed by their framework.
  • Using experience and insight, work closely with other areas of the agency, to provide support and recommendations for the benefit of the wider team
  • Be an escalation point to all senior managers for your team and their delivery. This will include;
  • Performance Issues
  • Ad-hoc/project requests
  • Workload management
  • Client meeting attendance and support
  • Problem identification, solving and management
  • Become an expert in your field through keeping abreast of retail industry, category and supplier research

The Successful Applicant

To be considered for the role, the below have been identified as

  • Must have an understanding of the marketing mix, along with a creative flair, and an eye for detail
  • Ability to direct and control a multitude of people, tasks, processes and priorities to achieve all agreed objectives and deadlines
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills to meet requirements of contact with SMT, client, and field
  • Proven analytical and problem solving skills with an innovative approach, often under pressurised circumstances
  • Excellent interpersonal skills together with a strong customer focused approach
  • Excellent planning, project management and organisational skills
  • A high level of numeracy skills
  • A high level of attention to detail is also required
  • Proven problem analysis with insight and critical thinking skills

What's on Offer

£30,000 - £40,000

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