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Account Manager

£27000 - £29000 per annum plus benefits

Job description

Account Manager

Permanent

Circa £27,000

Milton Keynes

We are looking for an established Account Manager who has a solid background in client servicing, with experience in digital technologies to join our clients growing team. The Account Manager is to manage customers with a strong focus on supporting digital technology. As an Account Manager, you will possess impeccable client servicing skill as well as being able to explain technical details and requirements to a non-technical audience.

Key Purpose of the Account Manager role:

  • Build strong relationships with and earn the confidence of clients, colleagues and suppliers
  • Ensure regular status meetings take place so that colleagues and client are always up to date on running campaigns; keep clients and colleagues fully informed of the progress of all work and any changes
  • Oversee the day-to-day running of campaigns and ensure that all projects are managed effectively and delivered on time and on brief.
  • Be supremely organised and manage projects to ensure that all reporting is completed accurately and distributed on time
  • Project managing multiple development projects from inception to implementation simultaneously
  • Prepare project proposals, timeframes and budgets for client briefs
  • Involved in resourcing partnerships for your client campaigns
  • Be an integral part of campaign planning from brief to end
  • Take full responsibility for managing the finances of your projects, keeping budgets updated and reporting internally and externally

Digital skills required:

  • Write briefing documents to allow our development team to build a client microsite
  • Develop wireframes and site maps
  • Extensive technical knowledge and experience in digital technologies
  • Ability to effectively challenge developers when necessary to ensure the right solution is reached
  • Ability to fully site test client microsites across different browsers and devices before go live
  • Have a good understanding of security requirements for client microsites
  • Monitor and report on promotional website activity
  • Create micro-sites on our proprietary platform

The Account Manager needs to have:

  • Proven experience as an Account Manager (or similar)
  • Solid Client Servicing background with experience in digital technologies
  • Have an excellent eye for detail
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • The ability, confidence and personality to deal with clients and suppliers
  • Have good written skills and write clear and concise client and supplier communication
  • Experience in a rewards-led/sales promotion environment would be an advantage
  • Car owner with a clean license

Account Manager role advertised: 19 January 2020

If you feel you have what it takes to be our Account Manager, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you!

WE WOULD PREFER YOUR CV IN WORD FORMAT

Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton's leading recruitment companies, with PA/Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance and Temporary divisions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current vacancies please visit and like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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