Job Description

Account Manager

Location: London

Salary: Competitive package dependent on experience

Career Level: Analyst

Accenture Interactive is the world’s biggest digital agency  We help the world’s leading organisations create and deliver the best customer experiences on the planet  Home to droga5, Karmarama, and a network of a leading, award-winning creative agencies worldwide, we are a diverse team of creative problem-solvers at the forefront of modern communication

Accenture Interactive is a new kind of partner for a new kind of client. We are designed from the ground up to empower clients to own Experience from start to finish. We believe that a great idea can transform an Experience, and a great Experience can transform lives. We are committed to helping design, build, run and communicate Experiences that make peoples’ lives better, more productive and more meaningful. 

With a suite of Global Brand Clients, we’re hungrier than ever for new creative talent to join our rapidly expanding team

Our Team

If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the role for you. As part of our global team, you'll be working with cutting-edge technologies and will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job. 

We’re looking for a strong and confident Senior Account Manager (SAM). As the Global lead across strategy, social, digital and traditional advertising for all communications, our team is at the very centre of everything produced for the brand.

Reporting to the Senior Account Manager, the Account Manager will play a key role across new product launches and brand communication campaigns. Working closely with Strategy, Creative and Production the SAM will be responsible for managing the day-to-day running of multiple global campaigns at any one time, maintaining momentum on each project according to schedule, whilst pro-actively handling all client feedback provided to the agency and keeping the creative integrity intact throughout the process.

As a Account Manager, your main responsibilities will be:

Client Management

  • Build strong, trusting relationships with key stakeholders, and provide support to the  Global client
  • Ensure the client understands agreed workflows, receives regular status updates and is effectively managed through the delivery process – showing flexibility and providing practical advice to achieve a solution for any problems that arise on the way.
  • Confident presenter, able to deliver ideas persuasively – and result in the progression of excellent and effective advertising.
  • Be able to work effectively and efficiently with both clients and agencies

Creative Development

  • Act as a Brand Guardian, and be able to advise on industry trends and developments both internally and whilst working with client/other agencies.
  • Establish an excellent “eye” for creative output, recognising strong creative work and when work could be improved.
  • Clearly communicate and support the Creative Team with the Client’s brief, ensuring the Client’s voice is not lost, but the creative boundaries are still pushed
  • Demonstrate a full understanding of the creative process – managing expectations and time pressures, including managing creative resourcing
  • Be able to express personal opinions on creative work which are strategically sound & carefully thought through and be prepared to debate & defend these both internally and with Clients in a way that is constructive not confrontational

Operational

  • Working closely and collaboratively with Strategy on response to briefs
  • Working collaboratively with Producers on the production and delivery of assets
  • Deliver work to an exceptional standard, ensuring that everything that has been briefed has been actioned, before client presentations.
  • Have an excellent eye for detail and extremely high standards to act as an example to junior members of the account team
  • Responsible for day-to-day process both internally and externally to clients including resource management, studio brief creation, providing regular and accurate status updates, and creating and ensuring Contact Reports are produced from all meetings.
  • Responsible for updating the global asset database. Managing and coordinating asset delivery to the markets.
  • Market coordination – maintaining clear and constant communication with offices on global positioning and processes
  • Financial management – tracking budgets and tightly managing financial processes.
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Qualifications

We are looking for experience in the following skills:

  • Account management experience in a creative agency
  • Strong organisational, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Adept at working effectively under pressure and meeting deadlines
  • Passionate about getting others involved and developing more junior members of the team, including management of an AE
  • Experience of producing film, print, digital & social media assets
  • Luxury/automotive advertising experience is a plus, but not essential
  • Ability to work independently and in teams
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Proficient using Apple software packages (including Microsoft for Mac), esp. PowerPoint, Excel, Keynote
  • Excellent financial acumen and experience of tracking budgets

What’s in it for you

At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 25 days’ vacation per year, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

About Accenture Interactive

We connect deep human and business insights with the power of technology to define and deliver new realities. Experiences that can make lives easier, healthier, safer, and rewarding. At Accenture Interactive, we’re reimagining business through experience.

Website: http://www.accentureinteractive.com  

Industry: Marketing & Advertising 

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries — powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 509,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at www.accenture.com

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

Closing Date for Applications 31/08/2020

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, colour, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected applicable law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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