Account Manager - FMCG/Consumer

Location
London (South), London (Greater)
Salary
£30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted
02 May 2014
Closes
30 May 2014
Ref
VP4430
Contact
Gemma Broadhurst
Sector
FMCG
Function
Account Manager
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Exciting opportunity at this medium sized agency that specializes in FMCG, beauty and luxury travel for an Account Manager to join the London team, and work across a variety of accounts from the agency's roster.

Key Responsibilities:

* To manage the work of the team taking a lead role in the day to day of that work
* To manage the client and be confident in presenting the team's work to the client
* To be able to pitch for new business and research ideas and think of new ideas for new clients and campaigns
* To be seen by the clients as the hub of the agency team - hard working, passionate, dynamic & exciting - always available and ready with new thoughts
* To be at the cutting edge of new technology and new ways of communication to be able to suggest these to the agency and the client

Key attributes:

* An established Account Manager, with solid agency experience
* Previous experience of managing teams, a strong mentor, enthusiastic to train and develop juniors
* Strong writing skills
* Excellent communication skills, confident in client handling
* Very good organisation abilities
* Enthusiastic and presentable