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Account Manager

Location: Newcastle

Salary: £28,000 - £33,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 168860

Purpose of the role

The successful candidate will be one of the day-to-day points of contact for the blue chip consumer goods clients, working with a team of creatives and planners to develop creative responses for our clients and will have a solid understanding of the shopper environment. You should have an understanding of category and brand marketing gained with BTL/shopper agencies.

 

This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to develop their understanding of the FMCG world and today’s omni-channel shopper.

 

About you

• Proven track record in managing clients to the highest standards, coupled with a commercial mind-set.

• A natural ability to “farm” existing clients and generate new business.

• Solid evidence of FMCG branding experience and 2-3 years in an agency environment.

• Demonstrate knowledge of shopper marketing, including an understanding of FMCG retailers, from instore through to online, with the ability to input creatively to client briefs.

• Confident, proactive, positive and enthusiastic, with a can-do mentality.

• Demonstrate the ability to work independently, be resourceful and use initiative.

• Strong communication skills and a natural ability to form and develop effective and mutually beneficial business relationships, both internally and externally.

• Thrive on working in a fast-paced and demanding but collaborative environment.

 

Required skills

• A natural relationship builder and strong team player

• Ability to add value creatively

• Strong verbal and written communications skills

• An active listener, able to question and challenge to achieve clarity and direction

• Solid project planning and organisational skills

• Excellent attention to detail and problem solving skills

• Ability to prioritise own work load and work under pressure