Account Manager

Confidential Employer
London (Central), London (Greater)
£32,000 to £38,000
06 Jun 2018
04 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job title:                       Account Manager

Location:                     London

Wage:                          £32,000 - £38,000 per annum

Employer:                    Sweet&Chilli Ltd

Duration:                      Permanent

Date advert posted:     6 June 2018

Closing date:                4 July 2018

Account Manager

The Account Manager will be responsible for the account management, production management/planning and delivery of a range of drink brand led campaigns and projects across our four core business functions reporting in to our Creative Director & Head of Production and our Managing Director.

The role will be primarily office-based with significant time also spent undergoing client/supplier/staff meetings, site visits, activations, events and client hospitality.

Key responsibilities

Key responsibilities include:

  • being the key contact for allocated & existing clients;
  • Managing client relationships and working closely with brand stakeholders
  • having responsibility for the planning and delivery of allocated campaigns and projects, according to client brief and Sweet&Chilli’s scope of work;
  • undertaking budget management of allocated campaigns and projects to ensure cost efficiency and profit maximisation in all work undertaken;
  • undertaking efficient and regular reporting, both internally and externally, in line with Sweet&Chilli’s brand identity;
  • proactively identifying new business and business development opportunities;
  • ensuring both internal and external deadlines are met consistently;
  • undertaking event management as required;
  • undertaking WIP updates internally and externally using Sweet&Chilli templates;
  • producing and developing regular M&E reports for allocated campaigns;
  • identifying new opportunities for client campaigns;
  • undertaking the administrative management of all allocated accounts, projects and campaigns including, quoting, invoicing, scheduling, staffing P&L/budget reconciliation and reporting;
  • identifying, establishing and maintaining an accurate record of all relevant client contacts;
  • developing detailed proposals and quotes to client briefs including writing, delivering, presenting proposals as required according to agreed deadlines;
  • maintaining project budgets and margin enhancement;
  • identifying personal development and training requirements;
  • developing a thorough understanding of our client’s marketing objectives and how our four key brand functions can integrate with their business;
  • developing assets and marketing collateral;
  • liaising with relevant client brand teams to determine brand focus and budgets for activations;
  • identifying and actioning/sharing opportunities for new business generation according to established targets;
  • managing key supplier relationships as required;
  • working with all Heads of Department to improve ways of working throughout Sweet&Chilli’s four departments;
  • planning, developing, executing and managing full event production on allocated projects;
  • managing database of production suppliers;
  • managing budgets and enhancing margins in line with production department targets;
  • ensuring excellent customer service and quality control in all aspects of the role;
  • undertaking client hospitality as required to effectively manage accounts; and
  • ensuring all work is both H&S and CSR compliant.

Criteria for selection

The candidate must possess the following attributes:

  • be degree educated;
  • have proved agency experience in account management;
  • have experience developing creative concepts according to a campaign brief;
  • have proven experience working with or alongside an event production team;
  • have proven experience working in top industry bars or hotels;
  • have experience working with drinks brands and an in depth knowledge of cocktails and cocktail culture;
  • have an understanding of key industry personnel and network of existing relationships;
  • be literate on all Microsoft Office programmes with the ability to create presentations via PowerPoint (or keynote); and
  • be literate on Sketchup and Photoshop.

Salary: £32,000 - £38,000 per annum

Apply via the online portal.

Date posted: 6 June 2018 Closing date: 4 July 2018