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Senior Account Manager

Location:Cape Town, Woodstock
Job level:Senior
Company:MullenLowe South Africa

Job description

A well-established advertising agency is looking for some dynamic and energetic talent for the role of a senior account manager. 

  • Follow up with clients/liaising with clients/compiling CEs/assisting with invoicing/time managing and planning 
  • Provide day-to-day management of client campaigns and be regarded as the first point of contact for clients, inspiring their loyalty and trust 
  • Establish and maintain a productive communication channel between the client and the agency, maintaining and growing client relationships 
  • Continue to invest in growing knowledge of your clients' business and the industries in which they operate 
  • Produce good quality written work on time, including client correspondence, presentations and reports 
  • Assist with preparing and delivering presentations to clients as and when required 
  • Ensure the workflow from client brief to finished material is seamless, collaborative, fruitful and efficient 
  • Engage with clients in order to formulate clear and achievable briefs and action plans 
  • Ability to upskill team members 
  • Explore opportunities to grow the portfolio 
  • Familiarity with the financial set-up of the client 
  • Ability to handle the retainer management and efficiency 
  • Work with a certain level of autonomy 
  • Proficient use of Chase as a workflow tool 


  • Three to four years of recognised advertising agency experience 
  • Superb interpersonal skills coupled with the ability to work independently as well as part of a team 
  • Able to meet tight deadlines and work in a high-paced and pressurised environment
  • Ability to think strategically 
  • Quick learner - understanding our business and its challenges quickly and efficiently 
  • Excellent organisation and attention to detail and efficient time management skills 
  • Comfortable and confident when client facing 
  • Excellent command of English, both written and verbal 
  • Receptive to a process and structured environment 
  • An understanding of digital and social media channels and what they have to offer 
Please note: 
  • Applications close 14 September 2018 
  • If you have not been contacted by 18 Sept 2018 please consider your application to be unsuccessful 
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted 
  • Please limit all contact to email correspondence only 

Posted on 06 Sep 12:07

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