Account Manager, London

£33,000-£38,000 (plus bonus) depending on experience

 

Higginson Strategy is an award-winning creative communications agency specialising in purpose-driven organisations and comprising an ambitious team passionate about changing society and the environment for the better. Our clients affect the world positively and include: charities; NGOs; and commercial companies looking to improve the way they do business. We empower clients by putting purpose at the heart of their organisation and spreading their message in a bold and attention-worthy way. We have inhouse campaigns on female empowerment and the environment as well as our own podcast.

 

The role

  • Think and act independently, taking the initiative when appropriate
  • Pro-actively identify and pursue new business opportunities
  • Manage AEs in the delivery of internal communications and manage upwards where necessary, coordinating the delivery of specific tasks within your team
  • Manage meeting preparations and lead routine client meetings, offering coherent and concise advice, and instil in the client confidence in your oversight and command of the account
  • Draft proposals
  • Develop strategic engagement programmes for clients/new business prospects
  • Oversee and manage the delivery of programmes
  • Plan and implement a media strategy through well-timed tactical interventions
  • Produce concise and high-quality advice on the significance of developments, the consequences for the client, and what next steps you would suggest
  • Provide a concise verbal report on the status of an account
  • Be the client’s advocate within the agency, identifying needs in advance
  • Take the lead in translating client demands into projects and managing the allocation of tasks within the team

 

Skills

  • At least two years agency experience
  • Strong management skills
  • Understanding and management of the competing pressures of clients and profitability
  • Management of strong personal client relationships alongside strong client-partner relationships
  • Confident team player who understands the value to the company of directors and partners delivering positive news to clients
  • Confident presenter playing an active role in new business pitches

https://higginsonstrategy.com/account-manager/

Closing Date: 20 November 2019

Interview/Start Dates: ASAP

Application Details

If you are interested in applying for the role, send a short e-mail detailing why along with a CV to shireen@higginsonstrategy.com