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Senior Account Executive/ Account Manager, Manchester

Last update 2024-04-12
Expires 2024-04-12
ID #1999038768
30,000 £
Senior Account Executive/ Account Manager, Manchester
United Kingdom, Great Manchester, Manchester,
Modified January 18, 2024

Description

Job Description – Senior Account Executive/Account Manager

Title: Senior Account Executive/Account Manager
Reports to: Account Director/Associate Director
Based at: Manchester, Media City
Salary: Up to £30 K DOE
Job purpose: To manage B2 B client accounts and support with securing new business

We are looking for a bright, driven and commercially aware B2 B account manager to look after a portfolio of clients across sustainability and food & drink sectors. With a minimum of 18 months agency experience, you’re organised and on-the-ball, knowing your way around status reports, coverage reporting and social media scheduling. As a natural writer, you can turn your hand to any type of copy, from a blog on the latest food safety legislation to an Instagram caption about recycling.

Duties & Responsibilities

Develop strong client relationships and take day-to-day ownership of account success
Create, manage and implement strategic and tactical activities on client accounts
Keep abreast of client issues in the media through monitoring publications, websites etc
Use the news agenda to create opportunities for commentary and media coverage
Create and maintain strong relationships with sector journalists and influencers
Produce high-quality and engaging written content, and distribute it via the appropriate channels
Brief and manage third party suppliers and partners
Update client and team on performance (such as financial budgets, time and plan) using appropriate tools such as status reports, weekly catch-ups and review meetings
Support junior staff members and share your skills and knowledge with the business
Monitor and progress your own development, setting goals and keeping an up-to-date Personal Development Plan
Maintain CPD accreditation with CIPR by completing moderation modules on time

New business

Support the new business programme by upselling to existing clients, identifying new business opportunities, and making contact with potential clients
Co-develop and deliver new business pitches/credential presentations
Contribute to idea generation for current and new client campaigns

Person Specification

Proven professional and relevant B2 B communications consultancy experience ( 18 – 24 months at Senior Account Exec level or higher) this is an essential requirement
Experience working on traditional and digital media campaigns
Excellent organisational and time management skills
A natural ‘chameleon’ who can switch sectors, writing style and focus to meet individual client needs
Skilled communicator who can quickly build rapport and engender trust
Quick to adapt to new processes and procedures
A dedicated team player who can collaborate with colleagues across locations
Solid presentation skills
Confident in managing and supporting junior team members, delegating tasks where required
Comfortable with hybrid working (3 days office based, 2 days from home)
Willingness and ability to travel and work away from home as required

What’s in it for you?
The Jargon Group is in an exciting period of evolution. Following the acquisition of complementary agencies, we’re a multifaceted team of B2 B communications experts with clients in sectors including technology, transport, sustainability, retail, medical, automotive, aerospace, broadcast, manufacturing and environmental technologies.

Each of our clients is a colleague. Our work for them matters to us and we go the extra mile to deliver outstanding results, manage and grow reputations and help their businesses to succeed.

In joining The Jargon Group, you’ll get to work on clients that are leading their respective fields. We’ll support your professional growth with CIPR membership, helping you on your way to Chartered Practitioner status. There is plenty of opportunity for career growth and you’ll have the autonomy to run your accounts with tailored support from experienced account directors.

The team is dynamic and there’ll be opportunities to work from our Cardiff and Hampshire offices. We offer benchmarked rates of pay with regular reviews, there’s a new business rewards scheme and the office is also closed between Christmas and New Year, giving you extra days of paid leave across the year to have a well-earned rest.

What do we offer:

Competitive salary & 22 or 23 days paid holiday (plus Bank holidays) increasing after 1 year
Hybrid working
Early finish Fridays
Ongoing training and development
CIPR membership with Employee Assistance Program
Complimentary breakfast
Christmas shut down
Regular team socials / events including Halloween and Christmas Celebrations.
Company Laptop

If you are excited and inspired by this fantastic opportunity to join our Ambitious, high performing, award winning team then please send over your CV and cover letter to : miranda.warmington@thejargongroupcom

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Per annum
Occupation: Senior account executive/ account manager

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