location / London, London, City of
date posted / 08/21/2017
job description / Account Manager, MRM Meteorite

Core Duties/Responsibilities

 

The Account Manager is a key client contact, managing and supporting on a specific part of the client business. Whilst day-to-day delivery is key, they are also be involved in bigger strategic projects and financial management and reporting. The account team have a lot of responsibility, empowerment and support and there is room to progress. 

 

Key Responsibilities: 

 

Commercial and financial

 

  • Develop good relationships with junior and mid-level clients whilst supporting your senior team in driving revenue growth on the account
  • Be alert to business opportunities and work with your AD to help leverage those opportunities
  • Develop and present cost estimates as formal budgets to the client, ensuring that costs are managed and budgets adhered to
  • Work with SAM/AD to ensure compliance with all company and network financial and legal processes as well as reporting procedures
  • Act as the core client contact for all project queries including timing plans, budgets and creative work

 

Account and Project Organisation and Management

 

  • Receive and understand project briefs from SAM/AD or from clients and manage work through creative/studio
  • Develop formal agency briefs, translating from client verbal and written briefs to MRM Meteorite templates
  • Manage timing plans to ensure that projects are delivered effectively and on time
  • Take ownership of more advanced projects and campaigns – management and execution of specific campaigns
  • Create and amend timing plans and status reports for project management purposes and ensure timely delivery
  • Manage the completion and distribution of team status and contact reports, ensuring that all are written up in a timely fashion
  • Manage the timeliness and accuracy of all written documents generated by yourself and any Account Executives
  • Ensure all financial processes are followed, including the receipt of Purchase Orders, the drafting of Invoices and the preparation of monthly reporting relating to projects
  • Where appropriate, you will be responsible for close collaboration with Data Planners and Ops teams to liaise and coordinate segmentation and targeting for campaign work

 

Delivering Great Product

 

  • To work with your Line Manager and the Creative team to deliver creative excellence and produce ideas which answer the brief whilst exciting and challenging the client
  • To work to develop good internal relationships with Creative, Planning, project management and Technical teams
  • Help to review creative work in an objective and constructive manner, working closely with Creative Services and the Creative Team to achieve deliver outstanding results

 

Talent Management

 

  • Where appropriate, help to train and nurture Account Executives, managing their time and ensuring inclusion in meetings and briefings

 

Wider Agency

 

  • To attend and contribute to company brainstorms and strata meetings
  • To maintain company image and behaviours at all times

 

Knowledge, Skills and Experience: 

 

  • A strong understanding of the marketing industry gained from an integrated agency environment (BTL being preferable with strong digital experience)
  • Project management know-how with the ability to multi-task across numerous projects
  • Good experience in writing on and offline creative and production briefs as well as reviewing creative product
  • Experienced in campaign management with an understanding of deployment systems – across upload, testing, deployment and reporting and/or Creative & print processes
  • Numerate with a solid understanding of financial management and profitability
  • Strong interpersonal and oral communication skills
  • Strong written communication skills demonstrated through email, offline communications and brief writing
  • Excellent administrative and organisational skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • Experience in managing people would be advantageous with the ability to delegate and oversee project and admin work
  • It would be advantageous to have an understanding of data
  • Relevant experience and professional qualifications would also be advantageous
  • Must be eligible to live and work in the United Kingdom

 

 

MRM Meteorite is a multi-award winning integrated, digital and direct marketing agency. We focus on creating meaningful connections between brands and their customers and we achieve this by having all the right people in one place and working with clients and agencies in a spirit of total collaboration.

 

As part of MRM Worldwide which is, in turn, part of McCann World Group, we have all of the benefits of being part of a world-class network while retaining the culture and entrepreneurial spirit of a smaller agency.

 

We are looking for candidate capable of delivering an exciting range of projects for our portfolio of high-profile clients. You’ll apply the latest technologies to a wide variety of projects that always aim to push back boundaries and exceed the demands of our global clients. You’ll work alongside our fantastic designers and developers to create cutting edge solutions for some of the world’s biggest brands.

 

You will join a team of enthusiastic and passionate people, empowered and trusted to take ownership and pride in the work we do.

Required Skills/Knowledge/Experience