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Senior Account Manager/Director

Location:Cape Town, Gardens
Job level:Senior
Type:Permanent
Company:Design Infestation


Job description

International branding and marketing agency is looking for an experienced account manager/director.

We are looking for a sharp minded, organised and proactive person who can join our team and manage some of our key accounts.

The primary outcome of your job will be to represent the agency at the client. You will manage the relationship and jobs, optimising our clients’ expectations and facilitating branding and marketing briefs through the studio. The ideal candidate will have a clear understanding of our industry and the business of branding, digital marketing and visual communication.

At our studio, a successful account manager needs to have a strong relational focus to ensure our clients enjoy working with us, excellent project-management skills to ensure work is done efficiently and effectively, and a pragmatic organised side to administrate the whole process.  

Your daily routine will include meeting with clients, taking briefs, managing a variety of suppliers and creatives, preparing quotes and proposals, tasking the studio and other suppliers, preparing in-depth job reports, troubleshooting on your feet, looking for business development opportunities, administrating projects through Chase CMS and facilitating job progress from start to finish.
 
You must also be able and willing to travel occasionally for business.

NB: Please advise on your salary expectations submitting your application and CV.

Company Description

We are a multi-disciplinary design agency that has built a reputation for delivering effective and unique creative answers. We love working on brands that understand the value of communication design and how it can gain momentum through concept and media. Our team is small, but effective. We work hard and have an impeccable culture where we respect and deal with each other with integrity. We see every member of the company as a partner in business and have built a formidable team in the process.

Requirements

  • Can represent our high value clients and not be intimidated by their status
  • Knows how to handle difficult and demanding clients, while sheltering the studio without making clients feel unappreciated
  • Can have strategic planning discussions with clients engaging them with an in-depth understanding of our services and values
  • Builds relationships externally and internally
  • Has presence that reflects our agency worth
  • Can project-manage jobs effectively and profitably
  • Has at least four years of experience in the field of design and/or advertising
  • Has attention to detail and is highly organised
  • Knows Chase and excel (imperative!)
  • Is a team player


Posted on 24 Jan 11:43

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