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Account Manager

  • Account Manager
  • Auckland
  • $60k
Following application, a talent agent will review your CV, cover note & portfolio against the role and will be in touch within 72 hours (it's the polite thing to do isn't it?).
  • Full Time
  • Closed
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Role is with:

Penny Gambitsis Senior Talent Agent

Are you a proven Account Manager and keen on a new challenge? Or looking to move to NZ and need a foot in the door? 

Our client, a successful and buzzing integrated Auckland advertising agency, is on the lookout for an enthusiastic, experienced Account Manager to fill a crucial gap in their team. 

As part of a tight-knit, family-like team, this role is responsible for bridging the gap between agency and client, liaising and building business relationships whilst managing projects to deliver outstanding creative results. Your role is to ensure projects are delivered perfectly, from managing client expectations, corralling the troops internally and finding solutions to problems that crop up to supporting Account Directors and Business Directors across a range of clients. In time, you’ll become a trusted partner for your clients by showing them that you can make stuff happen and you know their business inside out!

The successful candidate will ideally have experience working in client service in an agency environment,  be deadline-driven, good with numbers, outgoing and with a focus on building long-standing relationships, both in the agency and with clients. This role requires a candidate who has the ability to motivate, inspire and negotiate with others while having plenty of strategic vision and drive for the future of their client’s projects. 

This is an excellent role for an Account Manager looking to take a step up and learn from some of the best whilst being mentored in a busy and vibrant agency that is experiencing significant growth. The opportunities are endless in this agency!

Required Experience:

  • Min 4 + years’ experience
  • Agency background preferable 
  • Experience in marketing would be ideal

Required Skills:

  • Ability to run client briefing sessions and process them into creative briefs
  • Ability to assign projects and workload where appropriate through WIP planning
  • Ability to prepare project schedules, time estimates and budgets
  • Ownership of client projects, delivering work on time and within budget
  • Confident researching client’s products, services, competitors and target markets
  • Confident presenting design work through artwork approval to clients alongside other colleagues
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly organised, with an ability to multi-task

Desired Skills:

  • Ability to assist with forecasting monthly revenue streams and growing income streams from the existing client base
  • Strategic input into key existing accounts

Required Qualifications:

  • Tertiary qualification (preferred)

Personality & Culture Fit:

  • Self-motivated
  • Self-managed
  • Enthusiastic & energetic
  • Confident
  • Resilient – a problem solver
  • A natural people person

Key Benefits:

  • Career development
  • Senior and CD support / mentoring 
  • Auckland City fringe location 

Let Penny and The Pond agents help you realise your market value and future career potential.

Apply today or get in touch for more information - penny@thepond.co.nz 

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