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Digital Account Manager: Data & Media (King James Advertising)

Capetown Job No. r00149018

Job Description

King James - Part of Accenture Song is currently seeking a proactive, hands-on Account Manager who has a knack for digital media. We are a focused and performance driven team of individuals, who pride themselves on delivering quality work for our clients. We are looking for someone who is loyal, accountable and keen to grow their skillset

Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Responsible for the continued administration of the accounts to ensure that there is a good relationship between client and agency
  • Liaise with clients, attend client meetings, and write client contact reports
  • Write briefs from client into Chase, work closely with traffic; Group CS(Creative & Production) where necessary
  • Day to day running of the account and keep reports/briefs/timings up to date and all parties informed
  • Updating Client Status docs
  • Mid-level management of the strategy, media planning and buying with assistance of the Account Director
  • Understand the role of media and mediums and able to review media proposals with the media department and clients
  • Review cost estimates with Ops, and presentations to clients
  • Work closely with the Account Director on budget control and management of billings
  • Keep abreast on competitor activity, reviewing and sharing amongst team
  • Provide support to Account Director and Digital Media, Data & SEO team
  • Keep abreast with new trends in digital technology in accordance with industry best practice
  • Quality control assurance


    Qualifications / Experience / Skills

    • Relevant tertiary qualification in Marketing or Business Management
    • Proficient in MS Office (i.e., Word / Excel / PowerPoint etc.)
    • Minimum 4 years working experience as an Account Manager in a Digital Advertising Agency or in a similar environment
    • Campaign Management Experience
    • Well versed in Digital (and Data & Media - full ecosystem)
    • A good command of the English language (both written and verbal)
    • Strong time management skills
    • Strong administrative skill
    • Strong multitasking skills (ability to work on multiple briefs at any given time)
    • Strong presentation skills

    Personal Attributes

    • Team player with the ability to work independently
    • Ability to remain calm in a pressurized environment         
    • Provide and receive constructive criticism and advice
    • Accountable
    • Deadline driven
    • Reliable
    • Resilient
    • Proactive
    • Meticulous with attention to detail
    • Self-starter
    • Other: comfortable work on-site (office) and comfortable to work on alcohol brands

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