The Drum Jobs http://www.thedrum.co.uk/jobs/rss/ 01 October 2014 17:05:24 +0000 Account Director - with TV http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/79465/Account%2520Director%2520-%2520with%2520TV.html Our client is a leading integrated agency in Manchester.  We're currently looking for an Account Director who has a pedigree agency background, particularly with a specialism in TV & Broadcast.  The agency is one of the most creative in the region and you will head up the Broadcast team for a leading retail brand.  To be considered, it goes without saying that you'll have excellent TV production knowledge, you'll be familiar with all the industry and ASA regulations and you will have excellent leadership and team management skills.  As Account Director you will have a superb account handling team who are responsible for the day to day activity and client briefings leaving the Account Director with time to work on the strategic direction of the account - so we're looking for a strategic heavyweight.  This agency are constantly winning awards for their creative campaigns and we're looking for an Account Director who can help them to grow and develop innovative and results driven advertising campaigns for this global brand. A superb agency with a terrific roster of clients, some of the most talented advertising professionals in the region and one where there are plenty of development opportunities. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP.  01 October 2014 17:05:23 +0000 Account Director - with TV http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/79464/Account%2520Director%2520-%2520with%2520TV.html Our client is a leading integrated agency in Manchester.  We're currently looking for an Account Director who has a pedigree agency background, particularly with a specialism in TV & Broadcast.  The agency is one of the most creative in the region and you will head up the Broadcast team for a leading retail brand.  To be considered, it goes without saying that you'll have excellent TV production knowledge, you'll be familiar with all the industry and ASA regulations and you will have excellent leadership and team management skills.  As Account Director you will have a superb account handling team who are responsible for the day to day activity and client briefings leaving the Account Director with time to work on the strategic direction of the account - so we're looking for a strategic heavyweight.  This agency are constantly winning awards for their creative campaigns and we're looking for an Account Director who can help them to grow and develop innovative and results driven advertising campaigns for this global brand. A superb agency with a terrific roster of clients, some of the most talented advertising professionals in the region and one where there are plenty of development opportunities. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP.  01 October 2014 14:02:10 +0000 Head of PR http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/79416/Head%2520of%2520PR.html Head of PR Manchester Highly negotiable expected to be £45-55k region   Head of PR /  PR Director role with Manchester city centre agency.  Our client is a Manchester agency with a great PR offering, they are on an upward growth curve and have significant and ambitious plans for the future. They need a senior PR to head up the department and team and you will report into the board.  Working across a range of clients, you need to be a strategic thinker, able to find the creative angle in any story.  You’ll inherit a great team and will have responsibility for their management and development and for growing the team.  You will be part of the agency senior management team, directly inputting into the agency’s future plans and growth. You should be driven and ambitious, with a positive attitude and bags of enthusiasm.  There is a huge opportunity at this agency for the right person.  If you would like an initial informal and confidential chat please contact us, one of the senior consultants will be willing and able to take your call between 12-2pm – we lunch at our desks as it’s usually a good time for you to pop out and call us.  M7285 01 October 2014 14:02:08 +0000 Digital Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/79410/Digital%2520Director.html Digital Director C£80k plus bonus and extensive benefits South Manchester   Digital Director role with senior client service and strategic responsibilities.  You will lead an established team across digital account management and planning, developing the agencies digital offering.  You will have responsibility for ensuring ongoing innovation and product development, working with and developing relationships at a senior level with existing clients.  You will be a brilliant leader, inspiring and motivating your team to achieve remarkable results for their clients.  You’ll love pitching and developing business with newer clients, influencing key strategic decisions.  You should have a strong track record at a senior level within a client service led marketing role, with a focus on digital innovation within a wider communications plan. If you would like an initial confidential discussion please contact our Managing Director, Julie Ollerton 01 October 2014 12:12:21 +0000 Marketing Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/79388/Marketing%2520Manager.html We are looking for an experienced Marketing Manager to join Edinburgh College on a maternity cover basis. In this post you will support the development and delivery of an effective and integrated marketing strategy which builds on the College’s profile and reputation, promotes its vision and values, and supports the delivery of its strategic and operational objectives.   Major tasks / Job Activities include: ·  Management of marketing, web and design teams. ·  To promote the college, it’s courses, services and facilities to target markets ·  Build awareness of the brand and sub brands with target audiences ·  Develop and implement effective strategic marketing plans to support achievement of enrolment and commercial income targets. ·  Plan and oversee development of the College web site and digital marketing activities ·  Plan and oversee the management and implementation of external events ·  Manage external agencies ·  Manage the overall development and production of brand aligned marketing materials ·  Manage the planning and allocation of resources for marketing projects ·  Identify opportunities to improve effectiveness of marketing activities and    produce regular reports to monitor effectiveness and return on investment.   You will also be responsible for leading and managing the planning and delivery of team activities and services with effective service management.   To be successful in... 26 September 2014 13:01:39 +0000 Senior Account Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/79176/Senior%2520Account%2520Manager.html Looking for an exciting new challenge in Senior Account Management?  If you're hard working, self-motivated, conscientious and can hit the ground running, we could be just the agency for you. This is a great opportunity to join a vibrant, growing agency in a fast-paced, multi-faceted role.  You'll need a great work ethic and proven experience in project delivery and managing accounts, including budgets, scheduling and briefing creative and production teams. Key skills will also include client liaison experience of at least 4 years in a solid integrated agency, with an excellent understanding of the wider marketing mix. You'll also have a great eye for detail, impeccable standards and the ability to work under pressure. And if you can do it all with good humour and a big smile on your face, all the better. We're looking for someone who can offer more than a 9 to 5 mentality.  We're a team so a can-do attitude is a must.  In return you'll have the chance to make a positive impact on agency life and your own career.   In addition to a competitive starting salary there are also fantastic benefits on offer, including 20 days holiday - and your birthday off! Sell yourself at info@fluidweb.co.uk   25 September 2014 13:01:33 +0000 Senior Account Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/79121/Senior%2520Account%2520Director.html This is one of the most high profile roles in the Midlands heading up a high profile automotive account, there is a clear progression path with a position on the board.   get in touch ASAP for confidetial chat 24 September 2014 09:09:28 +0000 Marketing Executive http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/79032/Marketing%2520Executive.html My client is a well respected B2B organisation based on the outskirts of Leeds, currently expanding and looking to recruit a new Marketing Executive. A newly created role within the business, this position will see you work across a variety of brands using all marketing channels. Working closely with the rest of the marketing team, you will work across all channels and help deliver across DM, email marketing, social media and print advertising. As a Marketing Executive you will be responsible for: Liaising with the studio, external agencies and printers, managing the production of all marketing collateral. Arranging the effective distribution of marketing materials to external customers and sales teams. Taking ownership of online marketing activities. Writing and proofreading copy for marketing materials such as adverts, leaflets and brochures. Coordination of photo-shoots. The creation of social media, blogging and email marketing.  Organising and attending exhibitions and trade shows.           To be considered for this role you will you will be a commercially astute marketer with experience of working at a Marketing Executive level. You will be an intelligent thinker, results driven and have a proven track record in a similar role. You will be a real self starter, competitive and be able to demonstrate a good creative mind. The job is full of variety and you will need to be able to turn your hand to a range of tasks. Both agency and client side candidates would be considered for this role... 22 September 2014 15:03:20 +0000 Account Director: Pharmaceutical / Healthcare http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/78942/Account%2520Director%3A%2520Pharmaceutical%2520%2F%2520Healthcare.html Account Director: 40 - 45K Manchester - Pharmaceutical / Healthcare clients Our client is an established Marketing Agency based in Manchester looking for an Account Director to manage several clients within the Pharma / Healthcare sectors. The agency have a fantastic reputation for innovative, creative work and offer a great working environment where personal development is encouraged. A challenging and highly rewarding role the Account Director take responsibility for: - Management of existing clients building relationships with senior stakeholders to fully understand their Marketing needs. - Leading a variety of advertising, branding and digital campaigns on behalf of clients from initial brief to execution. - Providing relevant advice and guidance to clients to enhance their marketing strategy. - Full responsibility for financials and budgets, ensuring profitability is maintained. - Working with the senior management team identifying opportunities for further growth within both existing and new clients. - Management of a small team responsible for training and development. It is anticipated the Account Director will currently be operating at a similar level within a fully integrated agency, working with clients within the Pharmaceutical / Healthcare sectors. They will be able to demonstate the ability to effectively manage client relationships with the commerciality to spot new opportunities. Most importantly they will share the same drive and ambition as the agency but won't be someone who takes themselves too seriously! In return a generous salary and benefits... 22 September 2014 11:11:49 +0000 Creative http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/78918/Creative.html How do you represent visually the impact of a drug that is going to change someone’s life? How do you illustrate to a doctor the way in which this drug is going to target the cause of their patient’s disease? How do you offer support to a patient, or their carer? These are challenges that we face every day and they are challenges that are met through the application of fantastic ideas, excellent design and superb craftsmanship. We utilise the most relevant and appropriate media for the task in hand and we are not frightened to make suggestions to our clients based on what we believe to be the right creative response to their need. We are looking for an additional Creative to join our team – you may currently think of yourself as a ‘Designer’ or an ‘Art Director’, but we’re open to the background of the Creatives who join us. The most important thing is that you’re able to utilise your talent to generate meaningful responses to the most challenging briefs. Through the experience that you have gained, we would hope that you have confidence taking a brief and working through the creative process, right the way through to presenting internally and to clients. Are you able to get to grips with what your client is looking for? Are you able to ask the right questions? Are you confident enough to challenge the direction others are taking if you don’t think it’s the best solution for the audience? We’re looking for someone who understands and puts the needs of the end-user first; someone who can create a... 18 September 2014 17:05:01 +0000 Account Manager - Events http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/78766/Account%2520Manager%2520-%2520Events.html We’re looking for an Account Manager for a leading Live Events and Communications Agency based in Manchester with a great client list.  You’ll be responsible for the day-to day running and delivery of projects which include live events for both internal and external comms, along with supporting design, film and digital.  You’ll need to be able to develop and grow strong client relationships, leading to long term relationships.  You’ll be commercially astute, with the ability to plan, coordinate and budget a variety of projects, as well as confidently present and pitch ideas to clients.  This is a down to earth agency where everyone gets stuck in, so you should be hard working with a can do attitude, with a willingness to go the extra mile, and keen to continue your learning and development. 11 September 2014 11:11:55 +0000 Senior Account Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/78406/Senior%2520Account%2520Manager.html Set it in the heart of Manchester, this fully integrated B2B agency has been working with an incredible number of brands for some time which is a testament to their cultured and innovative approach to delivering results. Due to further account wins they seek a senior account manager who will be responsible for managing the TTL requirements of their key accounts across online and offline touch points. The role The clients are predominantly business to business and cover different sectors as do their requirements - typical projects include all forms of high end design and advertising through to innovative and cutting edge digital projects. A  fair proportion of this role will be focused on more traditional methods of marketing communications alongside digital media.  Needless to say, you will be managing costs, budgets, time scales across all projects which will require finely honed client handling and organisational skills combined with a critical eye for detail. What we’re looking for In essence, you will be the lead creative and guiding light on all creative projects, working very closely with creative, PR and digital teams to generate first class creative ideas and concepts for a range of integrated campaigns. For this reason, it is necessary to have a sound understanding across all marketing disciplines combined with the necessary committed and passionate approach to your daily duties.  You will be used to working closely with client services and digital teams to ensure a seamless transition of briefs into the creative domain and they... 11 September 2014 09:09:19 +0000 Client Services Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/78392/Client%2520Services%2520Director.html We are working exclusively with a highly strategic full-service brand agency based just outside of Manchester. They are actively looking for a Client Services Director to bolster their senior management team.  This agency has an outstanding and unrivalled reputation in the industry. They exude quality in everything they do; regularly winning awards for their creative and strategic campaigns and having one of the best creative and client services teams of any agency in the North. They are looking for an experienced Client Services Director to head up their account handling function, mentoring and developing the team, providing insight and direction wherever necessary, and in turn, delivering demonstrable, positive results with their clients. You will be spotting potential opportunities within their existing client base, which includes some of the UKs and worlds most recognisable brands, developing and strengthening relationships and working with the MD to grow and develop the agency as a whole. We are looking for someone who is commercial, ambitious, enthusiastic and most importantly, passionate. You may be a Group Account Director looking to take the next step, or a Client Services Director looking for a new challenge. Either way, you will be dedicated to building strong client relationships and leading a successful and motivated client services team.  10 September 2014 12:12:53 +0000 Senior Account Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/78328/Senior%2520Account%2520Manager.html Senior Account Manager Manchester £28-35k This agency is going through an exciting period of development and growth, and needs an additional Senior Account Manager.  With a strong client list across a variety of sectors, they are consistently winning new clients and have recently expanded into larger offices in the city centre to accommodate their current and future growth.  You should be an existing Senior Account Manager or Account Manager looking for a step up.  It’s important that you have strong Marketing knowledge, able to work at clients often at a senior and strategic level, and you’ll get the opportunity to work across integrated campaigns with colleagues from Digital and PR teams.  With a good eye for creative and excellent communication skills, you’ll be able to join an agency with a real focus on results for its clients and a real family feel, where people are valued.  This agency is renowned for developing its staff and giving them opportunities to develop their career, and with their growth plans, there is a real opportunity for the successful candidate here. 10 September 2014 09:09:47 +0000 Account Manager / Senior Account Executive http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/78303/Account%2520Manager%2520%2F%2520Senior%2520Account%2520Executive.html Account Manager / Senior Account Executive: Creative Agency in Manchester (20 - 27K) Working for an agency that's really going places and expanding rapidly, this is a cracking opportunity for an Account Manager / Senior Account Executive in Manchester city centre. The successful applicant will be given the opportunity to work with a wide variety of major B2C and B2B brands, with the opportunity to quickly develop and take on increasing responsibilities. Progression to a Senior Account Manager's role within 12 - 18 months is more than realistic. The Account Manager / Senior Account Executive will take responsibility for: - Management of online and offline campaigns from initial brief ensuring you fully understand the clients requirements. - Preparation of work schedules and cost estimates. - Work alongside the Account Director and Planner to influence and enhance campaigns. - Briefing the creative team and ensuring all work is completed in line with agreed timetables and budgets. - Developing excellent relationships with clients to ensure the agency is briefed for future work. - Various ad hoc duties. The successful Account Manager / Senior Account Executive must have experience from within a Creative agency. They will be able to demonstrate experience of online and offline work on behalf of a range of clients, and will possess excellent relationship building skills. In return the Account Manager / Senior Account Executive will benefit from a generous salary, great work environment and genuine prospects for career advancement. Blue Skies specialise in Marketing... 08 September 2014 08:08:12 +0000 Account Manager/Senior Account Manager, SHOPPER, Leeds http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/78175/Account%2520Manager%2FSenior%2520Account%2520Manager%2C%2520SHOPPER%2C.html Our client is a leading integrated agency based in Leeds with a bent towards Shopper marketing. Working with some top brands, they are on the lookout for an Account Manager to join them ASAP. To be considered for this role, you must have a good agency background and, ideally be available immediately. Ideally we'd love some experience in FMCG or Retail sectors as the work will involve lots of  brand marketing, Shopper campaigns, In store work and SP.  You'll be accomplished at taking creative briefs and managing them through to production and working directly with the client. We're looking for an Account Manager with strong attention to detail and who can multi-task several projects simultaneously. We will also consider SAM level candidates so if you've got a little bit more experience it is still worth getting in touch.  Whilst the urgency of the requirement means we'd like a quick start, the client will wait for the right candidate to work a period of notice.  The agency has a strong offering with some top notch FMCG brand clients. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP. 08 September 2014 07:07:16 +0000 Account Manager - top Manchester agency http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/78173/Account%2520Manager%2520-%2520top%2520Manchester%2520agency.html Our client is a well established integrated agency based 5 minutes out of Manchester centre.  We're currently looking for an Account Manager to join the team.  To be considered for this role, you should either be a Senior Account Executive with a minimum of 2 years agency experience or already be operating at the Account Manager level. You will be the key contact for a number of B2C and B2B clients and responsible for the delivery of integrated campaigns.  You should be proficient in the development of creative briefs and be as happy working on a print campaign as you are digital - i.e. an all-rounder.  The agency work with some well known brands and it's an agency where career development is guaranteed.  We are looking for an Account Manager who can demonstrate excellent attention to detail, an ability to multi-task and someone who has excellent communication skills, both with internal designers and studio staff but in managing the expectations of clients too. To find out more about this role, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP.   06 September 2014 08:08:25 +0000 Account Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/78161/Account%2520Director.html Account Director, Full Service Agency, Sheffield Yorkshire: 45 - 55K Blue Skies Recruitment are working with a fantastic award winning agency that are looking for two Account Directors to join their busy team in Sheffield, Yorkshire The Agency is looking to recruit proactive Account Directors with a passion for marketing and the desire to work on major national accounts. You`ll be excited and motivated by finding new solutions and the right ideas to solve clients` challenges. Some of the Skills and responsibilities required .... - Build a solid understanding of clients` business objectives and provide timely and relevant marketing advice to help them achieve their campaign goals - Oversee the delivery of through the line campaigns. - You are a commercial-thinker, with the ability to deliver to agreed commercial metrics and revenue forecasts - You`ll know when to involve other people from the business and will be able to connect the agency`s subject matter experts with client stakeholders to ensure we are providing clients the right level of insight and expertise at the right time - Identify issues in campaign delivery or effectiveness and make recommendations to resolve - A natural problem solver who can instill confidence in those around you - Experience .... - Experience as an Account Director within an integrated agency working with major consumer clients. - Experience planning Marketing strategies. - Proven track record growing accounts. If this sounds like you apply now! Account Director, Full Service Agency, Sheffield Yorkshire 45 - 55K Blue Skies... 06 September 2014 07:07:25 +0000 Account Manager & Account Executive http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/78160/Account%2520Manager%2520%26%2520Account%2520Executive.html Account Manager & Account Executive: Manchester We are working exclusively on behalf of a leading Manchester based Marketing agency who are looking for an Account Manager and an Account Executive. If you're looking for the next step in your Marketing career this agency is definitely one to consider! The agency has a number of retained national clients and the Account Manager and the Account Executive will both be exposed to a number of these. Projects will include Web development projects, Advertising campaigns (including some TV work) and various print projects so there's plenty of variety involved. The agency pride themselves on their collaborative style of working so both roles will allow the successful applicant to utilise their creativity having a real input into the development of ideas. For both roles experience working within an agency is essential although the Account Manager role will consider Senior Account Executives looking to make the step up. They are looking for individuals who are creatively minded and credible in front of clients. In return they are offering generous salaries and benefits with excellent prospects for career progression. So if you're an Account Manager or an Account Executive looking for a new challenge get in touch! 502000620 Blue Skies specialise in Marketing Recruitment covering Clientside, Account Handling, PR and Executive. We also have a specialist Creative Recruitment team. We offer unrivalled opportunities across all specialisms and industry sectors, presenting you with only the best marketing jobs. Although we try to... 01 October 2014 18:06:57 +0000 Telesales Account Manager/New Business (Office Supplies) http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/79472/Telesales%2520Account%2520Manager%2FNew%2520Business%2520%28Office.html ECS Recruitment Group are currently recruiting an experienced Telesales Account/New Business advisor to be based in Romford, the business specialises in Office Supplies, Postage and Mailroom Equipment. This role will involve speaking with new and existing customers who have expressed interest in business products either via their website, phone or email. (Warm Calls) Essential Criteria; - Experience in working in an inbound/outbound sales team in a comparable 'B2B' call centre environment - Experienced supporting and cross selling to existing accounts - Able to manage existing customer expectations for current and future products - Appropriate communication and interpersonal skills and experience Responsibilities; - Outbound and inbound call handling with both existing and new clients - Take a proactive function in generation of revenue, in line with monthly, quarterly and annual quota expectation - Promote the sale of all business products cross divisions - Achieve the monthly and annual revenue targets, by maintaining activity and adherence levels. - Speak with decision makers within target businesses promoting and presenting business products and services Click the 'Apply' button below to register your interest Key Words: Telesales, Sales, Consultant, outbound, cold calling, warm calling, lead generation, BDM, BDE 01 October 2014 18:06:57 +0000 Senior Account Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/79473/Senior%2520Account%2520Manager.html SENIOR ACCOUNT MANAGER The Company: Hogarth Worldwide is a leading advertising implementation agency based in London.  We produce TV, digital and print campaigns for some of the largest and most recognisable brands in the world. The Role: As part of the Client Services Department, you play a central role in the business and are pivotal to the smooth running of your account(s). You will be required to have a thorough understanding of all areas of the business and be responsible for managing projects from brief to final delivery on time and budget. You will be client focused and require good communication, organisation and time management skills to manage both your clients and internal departments, while always focusing on quality, process and profitability. General Responsibilities: Management of a team of three account managers and three account executives Lead high profile campaigns and projects, planning and delivery Act as a point of contact for escalation Resolve issues in a timely manner Manage weekly status meeting with the contract manager Immerse yourself in the client's brand building strong day to day relationships with all clients and agency stakeholders - communication is key Provide weekly status reports to clients Provide agendas and detailed contact reports following all client meetings Consistently deliver against all contractual obligations include SLAs and KPIs Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the Hogarth business model, services and technology Take overall responsibility for managing any direct reports,... 01 October 2014 18:06:57 +0000 Account Executive http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/79474/Account%2520Executive.html Role  As part of the Client Services Department, you play a central role in the business and are pivotal to the smooth running of your account(s). You will be required to have a thorough understanding of all areas of the business and will support your line manger across the board. You will require good communication, organisation and time management skills as multi-tasking will be a core part of your role. We are seeking someone who is eager, organised and quick to learn. You will have good attention to detail, with the ability to multi-task. This role is a client facing role so we need someone who likes dealing with people and is keen to build their career in advertising implementation.  Responsibilities: Internal Responsibilities Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the Hogarth business model, services and technology Demonstrate an understanding of the internal organisational structure - who to go to for all eventualities Ensure your line manager is aware of your workload, issues and successes etc. Escalate any issues to your line manager Provide detailed handover notes/briefings to ensure all work can be managed in your absence Ensure timesheets are submitted and completed on time and allocated to the correct accounts Respond to requests from senior management Client Management Responsibilities Immerse yourself in the client's brand and offering Ensure clients understand agreed workflows and manage them through the process Set and manage client expectations deliverables and timeframes Escalate all serious client issues... 01 October 2014 17:05:41 +0000 Account Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/79463/Account%2520Manager.html Brilliant opportunity for an Account Manager to join an exceptional agency based in Leeds. As one of the leading names in the region these guys have an impressive portfolio of retail clients and set the bar high when it comes to their creative output. The same goes for their talented team! They attract an exceptional level of account handlers and due to their growing client base they’re keen to find some more. They offer their clients the full suite of shopper marketing activity ranging from in store activation to digital shopper marketing, brand planning and retail strategy and everything in-between. Therefore they’re looking for an experienced account manager with on and offline experience who can hit the ground running; happy planning strategy to link in with their consultative approach, capable in project delivery, familiar with handling a creative team and savvy enough to recognise opportunities to develop the account when they come up. But what’s in it for you? Not only will you be a part of one of Leeds most successful agencies but you’ll have the opportunity to work on some impressive retail names, be supported by a talented and forward thinking team and have the opportunity to progress. What more could you want? This role is urgent so if you’re interested don’t delay and send your CV today! 01 October 2014 17:05:32 +0000 Account Director – groovy integrated branding agency, 55k http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/79462/Account%2520Director%2520%26%23x2013%3B%2520groovy%2520integrated.html Account Director with proven experience in brand communications is needed for this long-established and action-packed 35 strong agency in SE1. They work with clients across property branding & marketing, retail, financial services and energy- from brand strategy and identity, to brand communications, internal communications, brand environments, exhibitions and digital! They need a real driver, with a natural instinct for client and business development. As an Account Director being brand and marketing savvy- with strong print and digital knowledge- is a must as is being able to inspire confidence at credentials meetings and pitches. You must be a creative, dynamic and inspirational Account Director with a good sense of humour! And a real team player who enjoys working with young & groovy account managers. This is a team that knows how to work hard, but also love to have a good laugh too. A great opportunity not to be missed! We hope you understand that we are only able to reply to successful candidates. 01 October 2014 17:05:41 +0000 Account Manager - Cloud Hosted Services http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/79460/Account%2520Manager%2520-%2520Cloud%2520Hosted%2520Services.html A unique opportunity has opened up for an experienced Account Manager to join my client a IT Outsourcer offering Cloud Hosted Services service exclusively in the Financial sector. As a company they provide services to over 100 hedge funds, brokers and private equity houses in London, The ideal candidate will have excellent people skills, a consultative approach to sales, and a good understanding of either the IT industry (Cloud Computing) or the Financial Services industry. Main Purpose Of Role: To assist with the delivery of the targeted business sales objectives, through the highest standards of Customer Services, Supplier Partnerships, Technical Knowledge and Support" Main Duties & Responsibilities: Manage appropriately own portfolio of new and existing clients. Research and advise the appropriate product and or service for each individual client Identify key personnel within clients business and build strong working relationships In consultation with the Manager of the Account Management Team, develop, agree, implement and monitor the sales and marketing strategy for the company Regularly meet with current clients to ensure Capital Support are delivering to the agreed standards. Report back to appropriate department any concerns raised Set and agree sales targets with the Manager of the Account Management Team. Monitor regularly and take appropriate action for under/over performance Regularly review sales opportunities by keeping self informed of local and regional trends and business activity Communicate with the Operations Team informing...