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Now Hiring! – Account Manager

 

ACCOUNT MANAGER – JOB DESCRIPTION

About Robot Food

Based in Holbeck, Robot Food is a brand design agency that creates innovative, crafted brand design with bold personality and compelling brand stories.

We stay true to our challenger brand ethos. It allows us to cut through the clutter and sets us apart. We don’t follow category norms. We position brands to resonate with consumers. We create lifestyle choices. We believe that it’s not about us getting bigger, but getting better at what we do. Our clients range from start up SME’s to global brands. In creative we conquer.

The Role
Working under the Head of Client Services, we are looking for an experienced Account Manager who is confident in their abilities, with a keen commercial focus and a strong creative flair. This is a pivotal role within the business managing an account for a global business with an impressive brand portfolio and as such, there is huge scope for personal and career development. We are growing fast and need people who are going to grow with us – with an option to progress to Senior AM for the right candidate.

The Candidate

General attributes:

• Enthusiasm is infectious. As a team, we are enthusiastic about our work and our clients and we are looking for someone who will be as excited by what we do as we are.
• A ‘people person’. We need someone who is able to endear themselves to clients and colleagues alike and build strong client relationships built on knowledge and trust.
• A ‘Do-er’. Being adaptable is essential with a willingness to learn and continually grow within the role.
• Knowledge is power. We believe that getting under the skin of our clients and their brands is key to delivering successful results. Being able to gain a clear understanding of their business and their needs and striving to understand their category is essential.
• Commercial focus. Able to focus on profitability of work and seek out potential additional revenue within an account.

Responsibilities:

• Day to day running of our key account – a global food business with a portfolio of national and global brands
• Involvement in other accounts – from start up SME’s to lifestyle brands
• Managing creative projects from brief right through to final artwork ensuring they are delivered on time and within budget
• Client liaision – building strong relationships with our clients to meet their needs and striving to over-deliver.
• Taking creative briefs from clients and gaining a clear understanding of the objectives. Able to raise any questions, push back and add value before commencing work.
• Creation and management of critical paths for each given project.
• Some level of creative input within the studio to ensure that work is always on-brief and will meet client expectations.
• Gain a great level of understanding of client accounts and seek to drive additional revenue.
• Report directly to the Head of Client Services with an aim to deliver commercially viable, strategic solutions for our clients.

Salary – £24 – £28,000 depending on experience

Experience: Must have had at least 2 years experience at AM level at a creative agency. Experience client-side would be a definite advantage.

Car ownership would also be an advantage

Please send a C.V. to zoe@robot-food.com

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