Senior account manager

Salary: CompetitiveLocation: Bristol

We are on the hunt for an experienced SAM or SAM looking to step up to an Account Director to join our established and growing agency. You will play a pivotal role on one of our largest and growing, high-profile automotive accounts.

You will live and breathe digital, working closely with the Senior Account Director to build and develop meaningful client relationships, driving the strategic agenda of the account. Through the strength of your client relationships and through your insight and expertise coach them to make smarter digitally focussed decisions.

In addition, you will work in collaboration with the delivery managers and wider studio team to oversee and ensure the successful delivery of projects ranging from large technical projects, transformational work streams to consultancy and analytically led initiatives.

You will be well adept at working with agency partners and have the gravitas and experience to manage these relationships. You will take a pragmatic approach to understand the client’s nuances, opportunities and challenges to further develop their business – whilst at the same time protecting the interests of the agency.

This is a fantastic opportunity if you are looking to progress your career, you’ll be working with a great bunch of highly skilled people where together you can learn and grow.

Your ideal skills:

  • Be a thought leader, whether that be through your opinion and initiatives driven within the agency or your external profile

  • Solid understanding of digital disciplines, with at least 3-4 years digital agency experience

  • Automotive experience (Desired but not a necessity)

  • Excellent people skills - establishing and nurturing senior relationships within your client organisations

  • Excellent all-round communication skills

  • Strong commercial acumen - manage and be accountable for the finances and financial planning of your clients

  • A motivated team player, you will be confident, friendly and professional

  • Ability to inspire, coach and mentor junior members of the team

In return you can expect a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package including a competitive bonus, 20 days holiday and an additional 2 weeks at Christmas, health insurance and flexible working. You of course have the opportunity for growth and progression, working for one of the most respected agencies.

If you think that this sounds like just the job for you, we’d love to hear from you.

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