A well established advertising agency in Durban is seeking an Account Manager to be the go-to person for their clients.
As account manager you will be responsible for the day to day running of the account and keeping reports, briefs and timings up to date and everyone involved with the project informed of progress.
As a successful candidate you will possess the following characteristics ;
- Confident in Client meetings
- Can clearly articulate a point of view both internally and with Clients
- Demonstrate a strategic understanding of Client's business
- Demonstrate an understanding of the industry
- Acquiring briefs and budgets from Clients , disseminating these into the appropriate internal briefs; briefing of other departments as required
- Working with traffic; briefing Creative and Production
- Writing contact reports, management of the Strategic, Media planning and buying and the Creative process
- Reviewing of Media proposals with Media department and Clients
- Reviewing of cost estimates with production, and presentation to Clients
- Budget control and management of billings
- Keeping informed of competitor activity, reviewing and sharing amongst team
- Attending radio, TV recordings and photographic shoots
- Involvement in and overseeing of below the line activities
- Management of assistant junior team members
- Willingness to work long hours, as required
- Able to cope within a stressful environment and meet deadlines.
- At least 5 years advertising experience.
Please click the button to apply or call Carmel on tel:0315661960 for more info.
You will be contacted within one week if you are shortlisted for this position.
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