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Account Manager

  • Account Manager
  • Tauranga
  • $80k
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
  • Live
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Role is with:

Leighton Howl Recruitment Director

New year, new city? We’re looking for someone who needs a change! This role brings you a big city opportunity with the lifestyle benefits of living in the regions. 

This is a once in a blue moon opportunity for an up-and-coming Agency Account Manager, looking for a change or returning from abroad and wanting to take their agency expertise to one of NZs best regional marketing agencies.

We’re looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Agency Account Manager, keen on a new challenge in an award-winning Tauranga creative agency with a selection of work for a range of nationwide clients. 

You'll be responsible for bridging the gap between agency and client. Excellence in managing budget requirements is key, as is building solid relationships and tightly managing projects across brand strategy, design, creative and content services, and more. You’ll have the ability to not sweat the small stuff and get things done!

Are you an outgoing self-starter looking for a change of scenery? Apply today!

The breakdown 

We are looking for an accomplished gun with:

  • 4+ years working in a creative or production agency 

Proven results and experience in:

  • Running client briefing sessions and processing them into creative briefs
  • Assigning projects and workload where appropriate through WIP planning
  • Preparing project schedules, time estimates, budgets and financial reports
  • Ownership of client projects, delivering work on time and within budget
  • Researching client’s products, services, competitors, and target markets
  • Presenting design work through artwork approval to clients alongside other colleagues
  • Assisting with forecasting monthly revenue streams and growing income streams from existing client bases
  • Strategic input into existing key accounts
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly organised, with an ability to multi-task

Are you someone who is…

  • Interested and always learning?
  • Focused and has excellent attention to detail?
  • Innovative and solutions focused?
  • Outgoing and personable? 
  • Hardworking and autonomous?

The reward

  • Salary of $80,000 per annum  

Mandatory requirements

  • Must have a relevant tertiary qualification (marketing, comms)

Apply today 

If this exciting role sounds like you, apply online or email [email protected] with a summary of why you may be interested in this position. Alternatively, you can call Leighton on 021 702 573 for a confidential chat. 

About The Pond 

The Pond is committed to becoming New Zealand’s number one specialist recruiter in the Digital & Tech, Creative & Design, and Marketing & Sales sectors. We focus on finding the best candidates in the local and overseas markets that last the distance and help transform our clients’ businesses. Established in 2006, The Pond is driven by a dedicated team of experienced recruiters and support team who get results for clients daily. Our audited placement average is 4.6 years, so the people we place do stick.

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