- job category
- Marketing and Account Management
- £40,000 per annum
Our client, a leading Retail Design Agency, has a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Account Manager to join their team in Manchester.
The successful candidate will be responsible for managing one of the Agency’s key client accounts, building and developing the relationship and ensuring that projects are delivered on time, to budget and to client’s needs and expectations.
Managing POS and in-store projects from conceptualisation stage through to completion, ensuring all projects and installations are delivered on time and within budget.
Maintaining and developing collaborative and profitable relationships with client stakeholders.
Overseeing projects from concept to in-store implementation, ensuring a full understanding of project requirements and communicating these clearly with internal departments.
Clearly communicating project status, timings and budgets with the client and internal teams, ensuring that all stakeholders are updated regularly and consistently and that expectations are managed effectively and risks are highlighted.
Attending meetings to receive briefs and provide updates (European travel may required).
Undertake supplier visits as necessary for quality checks, sign-off, etc.
Identifying and creating opportunities for new business development.
Preparing internal documents, such as CPAs, Job Bags and Estimates to facilitate projects.
Extensive experience in managing POS and in-store projects within the retail sector.
Extensive knowledge of POS materials and properties.
Understanding of print production processes.
Experience of working within a highly creative environment.
Ability to maintain excellent working relationships with a range of stakeholders.
Confident working with all levels of management.
Excellent communication skills.
Strong organisation and time management skills.
Fastidious with detail and correspondence.
Creative solution finder with the ability to think “outside the box”.
Good persuasive and negotiation experience.
Pro-active and “can-do” attitude.
Ability to manage multiple projects under pressure, to tight timescales.
This is offered as a full time permanent job.