Account Manager  

ANY LOCATION

The role of the Account Manager is to work across a diverse portfolio of clients, delivering integrated and strategic corporate communications.

The Account Manager works with our print, digital, design, brand and specialist teams to deliver creative and innovative solutions.

What you’ll be doing in this role 

The role of an Account Manager is three-fold:

  • Project and Programme Manager – exceptional clients will demand exceptional delivery skills. As a key member of the team, you will be expected to deliver projects which demand hands on involvement. You will also be expected to act as a Programme Manager, ensuring different work streams dovetail effectively and taking ultimate responsibility when overseeing the work of the studio. This is an integrated role managing accounts which incorporate brand & marcomms, engagement, reporting and digital elements.
  • Client service – Emperor prides itself on its client service and it is a key reason why clients choose to work with us. You will be organised and efficient in your communication/documentation and, most of all, personable in the way you work with clients and colleagues. Relationships matter and when something is in doubt or a deadline is looming you will instinctively pick up the phone rather than rely on email. Delivery alone isn’t enough, we want our clients to want to work with us again and again.
  • Commercial success – a strong commercial awareness is critical to the role. Our client service team are at the forefront of scoping and pricing, and are accountable for delivering projects profitably. Having the confidence to talk about budget issues with clients is essential.

Some of the key day to day responsibilities include:

  • Proactive approach to relationship building.
  • Day-to-day contact for clients.
  • Provision of an exceptional client experience, from the timely issuance of agendas and contact reports to clear on-going communication and sound judgment of when to escalate issues.
  • Act as a partner and safe pair of hands to your clients. 

Delivery

  • Management of delivery process from kick off to completion.
  • Programme management.
  • Scoping and requirements gathering.
  • Documentation.
  • Production liaison/briefing/management.
  • Attend to all reporting needs.

Team work

  • Knowledge sharing around your areas of expertise.
  • Willingness to help colleagues solve problems or understand new requirements.
  • Acute awareness of colleagues’ skills and when they can add value to a project.
  • Member of pitch teams when required.

What you’ll need to be successful in this role

  • Demonstrate our values – Aim High, Creativity Everywhere, Infectious Enthusiasm, Always Learning and Razor Sharp
  • Exceptional client service skills
  • Sensitivity to client challenges and supportive attitude to aid or provide solutions
  • Engaging, collaborative and adept at building internal and external relationships
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Sound judgment and analytical thinking
  • Unquestionable business ethics and integrity
  • Organised and can multi-task with ease
  • A 'can do' mentality
  • Business and commercial awareness
  • Flexible, adaptable style and approach
  • Resilient, passionate, energetic and hungry

Next Steps

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we may not be able to get back to unsuccessful candidates. If however you are shortlisted, you will be contacted via email, and the process will begin from there. Good Luck!

 

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