Digital Account Manager - Retail

Remuneration:negotiable Cost to company 
Benefits:Within the cost to company package
Location:Cape Town
Education level:Degree
Job level:Mid
Type:Permanent
Reference:#Mich1427
Company:VGP Recruitment


Previously disadvantaged candidates will be given preference.

We have a super opening for a passionate mid-weight Digital Account Manager to join the close-knit team at a full service, integrated advertising agency in Cape Town. The agency is on the lookout for a talented and accomplished Digital Account Manager to join their team working on one of their largest and most exciting retail brands. Don’t miss out on this fabulous opportunity, apply today!

Responsibilities
  • To build and sustain strong and long-lasting relationships with clients.
  • Ensuring constant and effective flow of communication between agency, client and suppliers as well as arranging, attending and documenting meetings
  • Assist with preparation and delivery of top-quality briefs and proposals.
  • Co-ordinate internal strategic, creative, media and production teams to deliver work that effectively answers client briefs.
  • Handling status documents, job bags, campaign, costs and invoicing.
  • Manage effective and accurate delivery of final elements to internal and external suppliers and ensure meticulous activation.
  • Assist with monitoring effectiveness of campaigns to ensure client campaigns are properly planned and reported on against campaign objectives. KPIs and metrics.
  • Maintain and active knowledge of industry and digital marketing trends to assist with proactively advising clients about digital marketing landscape developments.
  • Deliver jobs on time, on budget and continuously exceed client expectations.
 

Requirements

The successful candidate must have/be:
  • Degree in Marketing / Advertising with completed courses in Digital Marketing.
  • 3+ years’ proven experience in Digital Marketing is essential, preferably in an Agency environment working on retail accounts.
  • Basic understanding of online technologies is required across the following channels: Website, Social Media, Content Marketing, Paid Media, Direct Marketing, Mobile
  • Digital Agency and / or Marketing Agency experience is essential.
  • Experience in a client service and / or project management role required.
  • Experience in running / managing campaigns and / or projects is ideal.
  • A good understanding of process, process and process!
  • Experience with the following platforms / programmes: word, PowerPoint, Excel, Photoshop, Google Analytics, Social Channel Insights and Brands Eye.
  • A positive attitude towards tight deadlines and needs to work well under pressure.
  • Passion for communication, creative & digital marketing industry.
  • Ability to problem solve and think outside the box.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Professional, hard-working and have an eager-to-learn attitude.
  • Exceptional writing, communication and confident presentation skills.
  • Excellent command of English, both written and verbal.
  • Is an advocate for team work but it also able to work and think independently.
  • Valid driver’s licence and own transport.

Should you not receive a response within 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Company Description

VGP Recruitment is a specialist recruitment agency in the advertising, marketing, media, creative, digital, PR/communications and publishing industries.

Posted on 23 Feb 12:43

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Michelle Snitcher
michelle@vgp.co.za
+27 21 422 1037

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VGP Recruitment
VGP is a specialist Recruitment Agency focusing on the exciting field of communications. Passionate about the industry in which we operate, our portfolio covers all personnel who work in the Advertising, Marketing, Publishing and Public Relations arenas.

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