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Senior Account Manager - Activations/Promotions/Experiential

Remuneration:negotiable Cost to company 
Location:Cape Town
Education level:Degree
Job level:Mid/Senior
Company:Viv Gordon Placements (VGP)

A leading Cape Town Brand Activation, Experiential Marketing and Promotions company has a fabulous job opportunity for a driven Senior Account Manager. We’re looking for someone highly experienced in the Brand Activation, Experiential Marketing and Promotions industry. This role is both client-facing as well as being hands-on with operations and execution. Do you have a proven track record as an Account Manager running medium and large Activation campaigns for brands? Are you ambitious, committed and willing to do what it takes to get the job done and delight clients? If you answered ‘yes,’ we want to hear from you! 

  • Manage and develop relationships with new bus dev portfolio and existing clients (30:70 Principal%)
  • Manage and implement account strategy
  • Achieve targets
  • Manage campaigns with shared services/operations team
  • Accountability for the successful planning, implementation and delivery of campaigns with the team according to required timelines
  • Prepare and/or review and all campaign documents
  • Prepare and/or review, analyse feedback reports
  • Develop process flows and refine systems for continuous improvement as required
  • Conceptual pitches and reverts.

The successful candidate must have/be:
  • Relevant Degree
  • Five to seven years' related experience
  • Strong Client Service ability and skills
  • Strong accountability and ability to work unmanaged
  • Mid to Senior Project Manager level – the ability to run numerous projects simultaneously with high attention to detail (KPI & results attainment, driving a high level of quality across the board)
  • FMCG and Retail experience - advantageous
  • Able to handle pressure and tight deadlines
  • Willing and able to put in long hours when required after hours and on weekends
  • Operational excellence coupled with a creative flair
  • Ambitious personality wanting to drive high-level CS and ability to nurture long-standing relationships
  • Own transport – essential
  • Able to travel nationally on a project specific basis – occasionally.
Should you not receive a response within two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Company Description

Viv Gordon Placements (VGP) is a specialist recruitment agency in the Marketing, Advertising, Media, Digital, PR/Communications and Publishing industries.

Posted on 15 Jan 07:28

Michelle Snitcher

+27 21 422 1037
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