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Account Manager (Design)

  • Account Manager (Design)
  • Auckland
  • $70k
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:

Anna Bethell Talent Agent

Keen on the opportunity to work with some of NZ's & AUS's most recognised brands? 

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

Does the world of branding and packaging design really float your boat? 

We're on the lookout for an enthusiastic and experienced Account Manager to fill a crucial gap in a fast-growing team. This person needs to be passionate about exceptional design and branding and have confidence and flair to lead relationships with clients both big and small.

As part of a tight-knit team, this role is responsible for bridging the gap between agency and client, liaising and maintaining business relationships whilst managing projects through the studio to deliver outstanding creative results. Reporting to the Director and Account Director, the Account Manager will support some of NZ and AUS’s biggest FMCG brands, clients that stretch from global multinationals to local and smaller independent companies.

If this sounds like you, you'll be deadline-driven and with a focus on building long-standing relationships, both in the studio and with clients. Organisation and attention to detail will come naturally, as will an ability to not sweat the small stuff and just get things done! This tight-knit team love to fun so being able to have a good laugh is a prerequisite!  

This is a great opportunity for an outgoing self-starter, who's big on career progression and growth. 

Required Experience:

  • 4+ years’ experience
  • Design agency background (preferably with experience in packaging design)
  • Experience managing creative/design and artworking projects

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 existing client bases
  • 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

Salary Range:

  • $65k - $70k (depending on experience)

Let Anna and The Pond help you realise your market value and career potential. Apply now or get in touch with Anna for more details - anna@thepond.co.nz or 027 8449 107 

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