Account Manager, Bray Leino

Function: Account Manager

Role categories: Advertising & Marketing, Marketing

  • Rate/Salary: Competitive + benefits
  • Location: Bristol
  • Type: permanent
  • Starting date: ASAP
  • Expires: 13/10/2017

Job description

A little about us…

Bray Leino Yucca (www.brayleinoyucca.co.uk) is an award-winning & leading, customer engagement agency that exists to help our Clients and their brands effectively engage with their customers in an ever-changing world. Unrestricted by channel, focused on driving engagement and delivering results.

What will I be doing?

Our Account Managers are ambassadors for our clients and our agency. They build strong relationships with, and have a rich understanding of, our clients’ goals. They ensure that the work we do for them is insightful, results-driven and brilliant.

A strong Account Manager ensures that we deliver new thinking that makes BLY an invaluable partner to clients.

You will:

  • Manage the day-to-day running of designated account(s) alongside senior colleagues.
  • Own briefs from start to finish, from both a client and internal agency perspective
  • Ensure regular client updates, and manage any changes to planned activities that may occur.
  • Maintain awareness and understanding of current issues relating to client and product / service area.
  • Demonstrate innovation and creativity beyond client ideas.
  • Be responsible for accurate billing and forecasting, awareness of budgetary status always to ensure account budget not exceeded and ensure project profitability.
  • Help lead on strategic planning for clients
  • Manage the projects from initial brief through to delivery working alongside Project Managers and other team members
  • Review monthly activities and provide executive summary for each client 

Person specification

What will I need?

  • Ability to own client relationships
  • Competent managing campaigns throughout the whole lifecycle, from brief writing to creative development to campaign delivery and analysis.
  • Written communication is clear and succinct and adapted to style of target audience.
  • Sells benefits of proposed activities convincingly to clients in both verbal and written form.
  • Presents confidently, clearly and concisely.
  • Verbal communication is clear and includes questioning and active listening.
  • Is motivated to develop self and keeps abreast of current thinking in area of expertise.
  • Manages time well by establishing priorities and anticipating problems to meet deadlines.
  • Is ready to accept responsibility and extra work.
  • Is conscientious, keen and reliable.
  • Previous experience in a similar role

Benefits

And in return…

  • 25 days’ holiday, increasing to 29 after 2 years’ service (+ Bank holidays)
  • Company pension scheme
  • Medical cash plan – including employee assist programme, contributions to dental, optical, physio etc.
  • Employee discount scheme – an online platform for all staff offering a variety of discounts with various shopping outlets
  • Health and wellbeing programme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Regular staff social events
  • Early Friday finishes in the summer
  • Company Christmas closure
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Corporate gym membership discounts