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Account Manager (Digital: Media & Data)

Location:Parktown, Johannesburg
Education level:Diploma
Job level:Mid
Own transport required:Yes
Job policy:Employment Equity position
Company:King James

Job description

King James – Part of Accenture Song is currently looking for a proactive, hands-on Account Manager who has a knack for digital media. We are a focused and performance driven team of individuals, who pride themselves on delivering quality work for our clients. We are looking for someone who is loyal, accountable and wants to grow their skillset

Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):
  • Responsible for the continued administration of the accounts to ensure that there is a good relationship between client and agency
  • Liaise with clients, attend client meetings, and write client contact reports
  • Write briefs and schedule on Chase, work closely with Traffic; Group Client Service (Creative & Production) where necessary
  • Day to day running of the account and keep reports / briefs / timings up to date and all parties informed
  • Updating client status documents
  • Management of the strategy, media planning and buying with assistance of the Account Director
  • Understand the role of media and mediums and able to review media proposals with the Media department and clients
  • Review cost estimates with Ops, and present to clients
  • Work closely with the Account Director on budget control and management of billings
  • Provide support to Account Director and Digital Media, Data & SEO team
  • Keep abreast on competitor activity, reviewing and sharing amongst team
  • Keep abreast with new trends in digital technology in accordance with industry best practice
  • Quality control assurance

Qualifications / Experience / Skills
  • Relevant tertiary qualification in Marketing or Business Management
  • Proficient in MS Office (i.e., Word / Excel / PowerPoint etc.)
  • Minimum 3 years working experience as an Account Manager in a Digital Advertising Agency
  • Campaign Management Experience
  • Well versed in Digital
  • A good command of the English language (both written and verbal)
  • Strong time management skills
  • Strong administrative skill
  • Strong multitasking skills (ability to work on multiple briefs at any given time)
Personal Attributes
  • Team player with the ability to work independently
  • Ability to remain calm in a pressurized environment
  • Ability to receive constructive criticism and advice
  • Accountable
  • Deadline driven
  • Reliable
  • Resilient
  • Proactive
  • Meticulous with attention to detail
  • Self-starter
  • Other: Comfortable to work on site (King James office) and comfortable to work on alcohol brands
Interested in joining the purple blood team? Submit a concise CV to Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should you not hear from us within 1 week after submitting your application, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.

Posted on 12 May 16:39, Closing date 31 May

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