Saatchi & Saatchi has grown from a start-up advertising agency in London in 1970 to a global creative communications company with 114 offices in 67 countries and over 6500 employees.
Saatchi & Saatchi is part of the Publicis Groupe, the world’s third largest communications group We are a full service, integrated communications network and we work with 6 of the top 10 and over half of the top 50 global advertisers.
We’re in the business of getting people to fall in love with our clients’ products and services. We have an unshakeable spirit and unbeatable attitude that Nothing is Impossible, a concept we apply to all our clients and work.
We believe in effecting positive change through creativity, always. While we seek out the most brilliant minds to help us on our quest, we’re also passionate about nurturing the best talent from within.
Which is why when you join us, your journey can be one of continuous evolution.
The Account Manager will use business and strategic intelligence in a creative environment. This role is for a thinker, someone who understands the digital landscape and a curious challenger to understand and interpret client needs.
The Account Manager will tackle business problems and communications briefs while managing allocated resource teams. Additionally, he / she will also :
Act as day-to-day client contact, sometimes across multiple clients / accounts in a fast-paced atmosphere; work load prioritization skills are a must for success
Oversee and runs team status meetings to align internal stakeholders on priorities and goals of the meeting / projects
Work with directors on account leadership to develop strategy presentations, communication plans, element / creative briefs and other client-mapping deliverables
Specific Duties :
In addition to external client service duties, the Account Manager will have experience crafting and executing both traditional creative and social media campaigns.
They will be a passionate team player with very strong creative, strategic thinking and organizational abilities :
Develop new business by analysing account potential, identifying and evaluating additional needs and analysing opportunities
Develop innovative channel solutions to meet client’s business needs.
Maintain the highest standards of quality throughout development and implementation of all work
Undertake market, competitor and client business analysis to ensure understanding of client’s business, market environment and products / brands
Responsible for end to end project execution
Ensure dedicated monthly / quarterly field time to gauge on the ground market trends and developments
Proactively address client challenges with innovative solutions
Contribute to the development of the social mediastrategy
Monitor, control and report expenditure against all financial budgets (by account)
Forecast and track key account metrics (e.g. campaign views, engagement, etc.)
Negotiate contracts and close agreements with third-party suppliers and clients to maximize agency revenue.
Control scope creep and build a culture of long-term saving
Implement effective Timesheet management for the team
Assist Account Director with multichannel campaign results analysis, optimization and strategic recommendations, best practices recommendations,andclient presentations
Continually look for ways to improve account growth through clear understanding of clients’ objectives and goals
Provide leadership and mentoring to Account Executive.
Expert at Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
Prior experience in telecom category is a plus, but not required
Proven ability to manage multiple projects at a time while maintaining acute attention to detail
Deep digital and data understanding
5 years relevant work experience in a similar environment
Bachelor’s degree in appropriate field is preferred
Assume a high level of enthusiasm and be able to respond well under pressure
Strong knowledge of marketing principles and strategies
Demonstrated experience in managing client relationships and projects
Knowledge of customer retention process and the ability to analyze processes
Polished & Refined : a strong focus on accuracy, attention to detail, and timeliness
Communicator : excellent oral / written communication skills with a keen ability to keep supervisors properly informed
Self-Starter : must be a quick learner, intuitive, and proactive
Exceptional organizational and time-management skills
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