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Job Title: Account Manager
Level: Mid – Level
Location: Old Street, East London
Salary: Competitive Package
Holidays: 23 days plus 8 public holidays
Closing Date: 29th July 2013
What are the main responsibilities of the role?
• Proactively source and acquire new business accounts for the Group’s portfolio.
• Manage established accounts and formulate plans to generate new business.
• Maintain and develop a relevant contact list and network.
• Represent the group at sector events promoting our portfolio to generate page, online and creative solution sales.
• Prepare budgets and pitches for digital brand collaborations, advertorials and partnerships in collaboration with the in-house creative team.
• Respond to client briefs, draft proposals and attend pitch presentations as required.
• Build strong collaborative relationships internally to deliver innovative advertising solutions to our clients.
What key skills and experience do you need to have?
• Minimum 2 years experience in Fashion and FMCG sectors as Account Manager or Account Executive.
• Solid demonstrable print and digital sales experience in media or publishing sector.
• Pitch writing and presenting experience.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office, Keynote and familiar with Mac operating systems.
What personal attributes are we looking for?
• Passionate about fashion, art, youth culture, music, design.
• Self motivated and driven to deliver results.
• Confident working independently as well as productively in a team.
• Open to sharing ideas and learning, accepting constructive feedback from your team to benefit you, our projects and your team.
• Excellent communication and presentation skills.
• Ability to engage colleagues and clients and adapt your delivery to suit your audience.
• Calm under pressure and eager to work in a fast paced environment.
• Able to take a wide view seeing how your contribution fits into the whole while paying close attention to detail.
How to apply?
• Please send your C.V (no longer than 2 pages) and 1 page cover letter to jobs[at]dazedgroup[dot]com with the subject line Account Manager.