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Boomtown, Account Managers x2

Remuneration:negotiable cost-to-company 
Benefits:Included in CTC
Location:Johannesburg, Bryanston
Remote work:Some remote work allowed
Education level:Diploma
Job level:Mid
Own transport required:Yes
Travel requirement:Occasional
Job policy:Employment Equity position
Type:Permanent
Reference:#AM2022
Company:Boomtown

Job description

Boomtown is looking for two experienced account managers to manage and handle some key accounts while also ensuring consistent strategic direction, the achievement of financial targets, and complete client satisfaction.? One of the positions will be based in our Johannesburg, Bryanston office and 1 in our Port Elizabeth, South End office. 

Job duties

  • Strategically lead clients and display business knowledge and acumen: by giving innovative solutions and providing high-level client service excellence & satisfaction. 
  • Strategic account management: Using your skills to push clients, and the agency, creatively and strategically guide and lead the team to provide the utmost level of client service through effective ongoing client engagement resulting in a meaningful contribution to the client’s business growth.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with clients: liaising with clients on a day-to-day basis and acting as supporting a point of contact for clients.
  • Accurate Problem Definition: Ensure the client’s “ask” is understood by CS and accurately communicated to all role-players by ensuring brief content is clear, concise, and adequately descriptive.
  • Compile detailed/informative briefs: for creative and strategic departments and ensure swift turnaround time of briefs.
  • Successfully develop business accounts creatively and financially: Identify business development opportunities and promote the expansion of business with existing clients.
  • Meet existing and new business financial targets.
  • Experience in managing digital campaigns from concept through to final roll-out.
  • Understand brands and their integrated digital marketing communication needs.
  • Effective and efficient project management of tasks: Completing projects to a specific schedule and within an agreed budget.
  • Adherence to internal systems and contributing to team effectiveness.
  • Ensure that you are well prepared for client meetings and produce accurate and timely contact reports after each client meeting.
  • Liaise with colleagues in Traffic, Creative team, Production, and other departments to ensure a job is actioned.

Requirements

  • Relevant degree/diploma or equivalent. 
  • FMCG and corporate brand and marketing communications experience advantageous
  • At least 2 – 3 years of ad agency experience as an Account Manager.
  • At least five years of experience in an ad agency client service department. 
  • TTL, including Digital experience advantageous
  • Excellent project management ability, and agency process and systems knowledge. CHASE/Workbook proficiency is advantageous.
  • Valid driver’s license and own transport.
  • Knowledge and exposure to all media platforms and production and printing outputs.
  • Outstanding organisational capability, operational skills, and attention to detail.
  • Patient and level-headed, but full of energy and the ability to thrive under pressure.
  • Proactive, agile, and leading in approach to client service.
  • Keen on delivering quality, innovative solutions for clients.
  • Able to hit the ground running.
  • Significant experience in professional client relationship management.
  • The ability to plan and strategize at a senior level.
  • A persuasive and confident approach to creative projects.
  • Effective team management capabilities.
  • Keen attention to detail and budgetary restraints.
  • Full awareness of creative processes and techniques – including digital platforms. 
  • 1 position is based in Johannesburg, Bryanston, and 1 Based in Port Elizabeth, South End. 

Company Description

Our cultural roots and deep, on-the-ground market immersion ensures we deliver relevant creative solutions, understanding the people who make up South Africa’s main market and connecting your brand with their hearts and buying behaviours.

Our strength lies in positioning global brands into Africa, as well as taking South African brands to the broader African market. We do this by creating standout brand presence through a deep on-the-ground cultural connection to the right market and its local catalysts.

At Boomtown, we see the power of people. Our people are the most valuable part of our business. They are insightful, world-class, creative, multidisciplinary, authentic, and professional. We see all that they can be and endeavor to provide the best environment for them to thrive in.

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Posted on 23 May 12:37, Closing date 22 Jul

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