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ACCOUNT MANAGER | FMCG and alcohol brands | on/off trade activity | JP1600

Job Details: £24k – £32k

Leading below the line agency is looking for an experienced ACCOUNT MANAGER or SENIOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE who is looking to step up.

You will be work across an exciting portfolio of alcohol brands and be part of this fantastic central London agency.

The ideal Account Manager will have experience of working in a below the line agency, on /off trade, retail and shopper experience, solid consumer account experience and knowledge of the FMCG and the alcohol market.

The ideal Account Manager is smart, proactive and creative.  You will to take ownership of the planning and execution of your client’s projects, across POS, digital, on pack, press, and in-store activity on a varied of blue-chip global brands.

Reporting into a lovely Account Director you will be the lead day-to-day eyes and ears of your allocated accounts. Internally and externally deliver an efficient, effective and profitable service.  To manage all jobs through agency systems and procedures, liaise with other departments as appropriate. You will also mentor an Account Executive on your accounts.

You will be responsible for developing a solid understanding of the Client’s and competitor’s marketplace in order to apply insight and understanding to positively impact their business.  You appreciate great creative work and are able to judge it accordingly and have excellent presentation skills (writing and delivering).

Values required for the role

  • Creative – clever, original thinkers, searches for new and different ways of operating, innovative, imaginative
  • Commercial – able to add value, entrepreneurial, enterprising
  • Courageous – willing to take calculated risk, challenges what needs to be, says the difficult things when necessary
  • Astute –  makes wise decisions despite ambiguity, listens well instead of reacting fast, response is effective and timely
  • Passionate – delivers amazing work, exceeds expectations, delivers on commitments, inspires others with a desire for excellence, curious
  • Selflessness – seeks what is best for the company and colleagues first, honest, non-political

Experience and credentials

  • Previous on/off trade experience working for a well reputed BTL agency experience at Account Manager level
  • Proven success in collaborating with a multi-disciplinary team in achieving established objectives
  • Regularly delivers quality work (creatively and strategically solid) within budget parameters
  • Successful leadership of clients
  • Successful negotiating skills

If you are an experienced Account Manager looking for a new opportunity then please get in touch sending your latest CV and a covering note on your experience.

However, if this role isn’t quite what you are looking for then please get in touch anyway as we have a whole host opportunities available – Account Executive, Account Manager, Senior Account Manager, Senior Account Director, Account Director and Group Account Director.   Roles are perm, freelance and contract – so something there for everyone.

Alternatively recommend a friend and you could earn yourself £250 as a little thank you.  (Terms and conditions apply to this offer).  Give me a buzz for further info!