Tracey Harman

Account Manager

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McCann Manchester is a leading, fully integrated marketing communications agency with a national and international client base and a unique campus environment. We provide a wide range of communication solutions for our clients, including Aldi, Harveys, Smyths and Cross Country Trains.

Job Description

Due to continued growth of one of our largest clients, we are seeking an experienced Account Manager with strong retail and Press experience to work as part of a truly integrated team.

As an instrumental part of the continuing success of the agency and client, you will:

• Act as the day to day contact for the client, managing all jobs through agency systems and procedures.
• Work to timelines ensuring that key milestones are achieved in delivering projects from creative brief through to implementation.
• Interpret client feedback to develop accurate and engaging briefs for the creative and studio teams.
• Build effective working relationships with all key departments, ensuring they are updated and work is in line with client requirements.
• Ensure client requests are dealt with promptly and expectations are managed in terms of speed and delivery.
• Ensure all creative work is signed off, proof read and all mandatory requirements have been included before leaving the agency.
• Work independently and pro-actively to progress projects, ensuring key stakeholders are kept-up-to date and all deliverables are produced on time and within budget.

What you’ll need

• Previous agency experience, specifically dealing with a fast moving retail account.
• Strong retail background and knowledge of implementing a press schedule
• Highly developed organisational skills, excellent attention to detail, and the ability to work independently to ensure projects are managed effectively.
• Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal.
• Experience of handling large volumes of work and working to tight, fast deadlines.
• Experience of working under pressure without compromising accuracy.

In return, we offer

• An opportunity to work on a fully integrated account and with an exciting household name client.
• The opportunity to work within the largest integrated agency in the UK, in stunning surroundings, with specialist departments including, animation, video production, planning, digital creative and development and social media.
• An outstanding working environment that really is hard to beat. Based on a 9 acre site, our unique working environment includes a heated outdoor pool, onsite gym, subsidised Bistro and staff allotments. We even have our very own pub, The Haunt, complete with its own pub cat!
• A competitive financial and benefits package ideally suited to those who enjoy pursuing personal career development.

What should you do next?

If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you. Any questions then please do not hesitate to call.

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