Job Description

Account Manager

Role Focus:

This role is principally about running the management and delivery of multi-channel projects on a large account. It requires a can-do approach and the drive and ability to spearhead and drive a project forward independently, from concept to production using excellent negotiation and client management skills.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Links idea to execution from the client to the agency through drafting great creative briefs.
  • Runs account projects including timing plans, production budgets, timing plans, resource, client requests etc.
  • Progresses project with initiative and understanding, based on client insight and the role played by other departments.
  • Ensures all requirements are being met in terms of overall project delivery by continual reviews with the team.
  • Organises and is accountable for timelines, status reports and internal reviews.
  • Builds and own a good, long-lasting relationship with clients, the account, planning and creative teams.
  • Understanding of the client’s business and solid knowledge of the competitive market in which the brand operates.
  • The ability to present and sell creative ideas, by persuading the client of its merits.
  • Has responsibility for the financial activity on the account.
  • Accurately estimates and invoices activity on the account.
  • Understands the MullenLowe strategic tools and qualitative and quantitative research and their pros and cons.
  • Undertake/oversees good competitive reviews and compiles brand audits.
  • Supervises and provides appropriate direction to the team Account Executive and other members. 

Skills & Experience:

  • Displays a grounded understanding of FMCG brands.
  • Experience working with Asian markets
  • Knows and understands the Unilever way of working (research process etc)
  • 360 communication experience.
  • Around 4 - 6 years advertising agency experience.