Account/Project/Strategy Manager Jobs

Every project needs an experienced Account Manager to oversee it, and this is no different within the creative industries. From advertising to broadcast journalism, the presence of a Creative Account Manager can make or break a campaign. While similar, Project Managers are also responsible for the completion of the project which must be finished on time and on budget. Whether agency based or client-side, Planners and Strategy Managers are also responsible for taking research and insight and turning it into behaviour based creative ideas, this information will act as the base for all advertising campaigns. If managing creative accounts is your area of expertise, Salt’s specialist recruiters can help you find your next role.

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Our client, a Creative agency, based in the heart of the Kent countryside are looking for an Account Director on a 1 year FTC. As an Account Director, you will…

Greater London

Permanent

£45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum

Freelance Business Analysts Are you working in the wonderful world of BA? Excellent as I am working with a brilliant company specialized in designing and implementing innovative solutions in the…

Greater London

Contract

Up to £400.00 per day

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a strategic and commercially minded Account Director to join a Content agency based in London Bridge who are experiencing substantial growth. A small but…

Greater London

Permanent

£50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum

My client are a global broadcast network who are looking for a confident and capable Digital Project Manager. This role is responsible for all operational aspects of the digital campaign…

City of London

Contract

£10000 - £40000 per annum

Project Director required at a lovely digital agency working on Gen Z focussed fashion / sports / lifestyle brands. ASAP start for 3 months - 2/3 days per week (part…

Greater London

Contract

Up to £400.00 per day

CLIENT DIRECTOR AT REPUTABLE TRAVEL AND TRANSPORT CREATIVE AGENCY EXPERIENCED IN PRINT AND FMCG WELLNESS, HEALTH OR BEAUTY INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE PREFERABLE HAVE TO COMMUTE INTO CENTRAL LONDON 2-3 TIMES A…

City of London

Contract

£300 - £450 per day

Join award-winning creative agency that believes in the power of big ideas to make brands easy to love and simple to buy. We are a brand engagement agency creating powerful…

Greater London

Permanent

£35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum

Head of Visual Merchandising Global FMCG Company Hybrid - London Fantastic salary + Package Do you want to be a part of an opportunity to positively impact world health? With…

Greater London

Permanent

£100000 - £120000.00 per annum

Working on multi-channel campaigns Big clientsExperience in a fast-paced industry essential, for example: FMCG, food and beverage, alcohol, entertainment etc. Hybrid - 2/3 days in office Day rate DOE, but…

City of London

Contract

£280 - £350 per day

My client are looking for a Project Manager who has led visualisation projects through to completion for a studio which focuses on physical product. - Has worked in a similar…

Greater London

Contract

Looking for a top integrated PM to work with an established advertising agency in central London ASAP start until Christmas £300-400 a day, inside IR35 Must have experience across a…

Greater London

Contract

£300 - £400 per day

This global client develops powerful ideas that help transform businesses and achieve their long-term goals by combining brand strategy, customer experience and expertise of routes-to-market. With a focus specifically on…

Greater London

Permanent

£45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum

What is Creative Account Management?

A Creative Account Manager is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day running of a campaign. This requires intimate knowledge of both the client in question and the strengths of the creative team you will be working with. The role also entails managing client expectations, ensuring creative work fits the client brief and making sure all deadlines are met.

Related roles include Project Managers, who manage the whole workflow, ensuring print, digital, UX, signage are all delivered, and Strategy Managers have a more all-encompassing role, focus on a business-level approach to different clients.

Creative Account Management roles can be filled in-house, as well as on a consultancy basis. This allows applicants to broaden their areas of expertise by undertaking Creative Account Management positions across a swathe of different industry sectors.

Salary information and career progression

Account / Senior Account Managers £25,000 - £35,000
Mid Weight Project Manager £35,000 - £45,000
Strategist £30,000 - £40,000
  • Recent Changes in the Sector

    In recent years, Creative Account Managers have dealt more with digital work. As the brands agencies work with increasingly favour online communications, creative work has come to encompass websites, online videos, adverts, influencer collaborations, and social media campaigns. Knowledge of the online landscape is now essential to the modern Creative Account Manager.

  • Future Prospects

    Creative Account Managers can expect to progress to Senior Creative Account Management roles with time and experience, eventually with the potential to reach Accounts Director positions.

  • Salt’s advice for getting a Creative Account Management job

    Employers’ Requirements

    Employers will expect knowledge of, and experience of working in, Creative Account Management. Since the role can cover several sectors, experience in the sector you are applying for is also useful. An eye for good creative work will also be necessary, as will knowledge of how creative teams work together.

    CV Requirements

    Make sure you display all relevant skills on your CV and detail some of the projects you have worked on previously. Emphasise any interactions you have had with creative teams in order to establish your Creative Account Manager credentials.

    Educational Requirements

    Specific qualifications in Creative Account Management are not necessarily required, but a degree in Marketing or a similar field can help you build the knowledge base you need.

Top Tip

"To love everything Creative as well as to be very organised with a passion for Advertising."

— Ricky Burns, UK & Europe RD

Speak with Ricky Burns about Account/Project/Strategy Manager Jobs

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