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Senior Account Manager – Agency – Maidenhead – upto £50k

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Berkshire Permanent £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum

Senior Account Manager – Agency – Maidenhead – upto £50k

This brand new opening has come about due to growth, 70% in fact in the last year alone. The company is very unique in their offering, specialising in Internal comms, managing complete event presentation design, business story telling or in simple terms they help to sell complex stories to some of the world’s largest brands.
When top UK and global businesses have a message to communicate to their staff, customers, investors, or the media, they turn to this agency. Their clients – some of the stars of the FTSE, Dow Jones and Nasdaq – require clear, engaging and informative materials to support critical events, presentations and announcements. And by meeting and exceeding their requirements this agency has doubled its size in 2016, and is looking to do so again this year.
They are a friendly and growing team of highly specialist communications and brand designers committed to raising the standard of person-to-person and business-to-business presentations through better business storytelling, presentation design and straight talking language, working with many major blue chip global companies.

The Role:
We are therefore looking for exceptional individuals with peerless skills in both project and people management to join this growing team and make their clients look their absolute best when it counts. You will deliver outstanding and precise content to a deadline-driven schedule, often in multiple time zones. You will do your clients’ thinking for them by understanding their business and their audience.
They are a high challenge agency, with a dynamic, fast-moving culture in which they push themselves. The ability to remain calm, build the trust of senior clients who are themselves operating in highly pressurised environments, and bring order to complex tasks, is essential.

Account Management responsibilities
* Be the first point of client contact, and an ambassador for the agency and its brand.
* Interrogate, challenge and understand the client’s communication requirements, translating them into an actionable design brief for the studio.
* Manage client expectations clearly, including delivery timings, costs, format restrictions etc.
* Build and maintain trusting relationships with existing clients based on your personal performance, and win new projects to increase the client’s value to the agency
* Optimise project profitability
* Ensure the highest standards of production and detail
* Demonstrate tight, consistent and disciplined project administration
* Over time, develop a clear understanding of the client’s industry dynamics, corporate structure, brand, team structure, role, responsibilities, working style and expectations

Skills and experience required
* Senior client facing experience in design, communications or PR agency essential
* A bright and proactive person capable of synthesizing complexity and working at pace
* A clear and concise communicator who is an active listener as well as a talker
* Outstanding client services skills with a thorough understanding of the value of building brilliant ‘performance based’ customer relationships
* A positive can do attitude; will always go the extra mile for clients and the company
* Responsibility and ownership of both internal and external projects
* A thorough knowledge of relevant software applications – especially MS PowerPoint
* The ability to think quickly and learn fast

To apply for the role, please click the ‘Apply’ button, alternatively please send your CV to Darren Rapp at drapp@welovesalt.com or call +44 207 928 2525

Job Reference: JO-1702-119774

Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum

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