Marketing/Client Manager - Account Management

Leamington Spa
35000.00 GBP Annual
13 Sep 2017
11 Oct 2017
Job Type
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Marketing/Client Manager - Account Management

Salary: 35K - 40K

Location: Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

The Role:

Reporting to the Agency Director, the overall purpose of this role is to deliver marketing strategies, which meet (and exceed) the expectations and objectives of the client. Working within a dynamic, fast growing agency with a great reputation and a clearly defined future.

The Person

As a Client Manager you will need to have a good commercial awareness, and thrive on delivering a high standard of work under pressure, to budget and to tight deadlines.

You will also be expected to have high levels of:

  • Organisational skills
  • Creative thinking
  • Eye for detail
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Written and verbal skills
  • Team work

The Responsibilities

You will be responsible for the following:

  • Understanding clients objectives and interests, and the environment in which they, their customers and their competitors operate
  • Working on and delivering the marketing strategy for clients including regular measurement, review and refinement
  • Ensuring that all processes from brief to delivery, are carried out to a consistently high standard
  • Liaise with clients, suppliers and Cognition team members in the administration of all monthly hours allocation and co-ordination of associated work
  • Think proactively to ensure all potential opportunities for your clients are explored
  • Manage client budgets and take full responsibility for hours allocation across each department, resource required and work in progress
  • Dealing with any issues that arise efficiently and professionally, and escalating as necessary
  • Work with Client Executives to prepare cost estimates and proposals
  • Completing time sheets and reporting systems in a timely manner, to aid management reporting
  • Identifying training requirements within your own skill set and addressing as appropriate, either through personal development and research or through official training programmes provided by Cognition

Essential Qualities:

  • At least 4 years' experience in a marketing environment managing projects across the full marketing mix (including inbound)
  • Ability to demonstrate your previous marketing knowledge and apply that to a range of different sized businesses across a variety of different sectors
  • Digitally native
  • Ability to prioritise and meet deadlines while being flexible to the changing needs of the client
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Measured, professional and supportive management style

The Desirable Qualities:

  • Marketing degree and/or CIM equivalent qualification
  • Mac and PC literate, using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) to a high standard
  • Knowledge of print, production and design requirements
  • Knowledge of digital marketing including website project management, social media and inbound marketing
  • A passion for marketing and an enthusiasm for learning new skills
  • A desire for personal and professional development