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Account Manager - Cape Town, South Africa

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Job Details

Job ID: #10550
Job Location Cape Town, South Africa
Company Type Media / Communications
Job Role Account Manager
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Senior Management
Years of Experience 3
Residence Location Cape Town, South Africa
Gender Not Specified
Nationality SA Citizen
Degree Relevant Degree or Diploma

Job Description

25Feb
Cape Town, South Africa
  • Job Status: Open

Do you thrive on selling sand to a desert nomad? Do you see yourself as a target driven, strategically minded, and self-assured salesperson? Well then you might be our clients next Account Manager



Our Client is seeking the expertise of an account manager with solid BTL agency experience (ATL experience advantageous) to join their dynamic team in Woodstock, Cape Town.

Responsible for developing and maintaining profitable and mutually beneficial relationships between the agency and its clients.
Working on accounts for consumer brands, with the opportunity to expand as the team and client portfolio grows
Building strong working relationships with clients, external partners and suppliers while delivering against tight timelines and budgets (meetings, email and phone)
Owning the delivery and quality of projects for clients based on deep technical understanding of the industry, trends and opportunities
Ensuring that client needs and requirements are understood, interpreted and communicated accurately and that their expectations are managed at all times
Overseeing creative delivery to ensure it reflects client brief
Effectively growing client relationships and identifying client growth opportunities for up-selling and cross-selling existing clients
Always ensure client accounts are up to date ensuring monthly recons are done, reports are sent out and accounts are paid up
Sound financial management of account - quoting, billing and achievement of all campaigns and projects within client budgets
Must be capable of compiling contact and status reports and writing up briefs
Must have high attention to detail


Key Skills
Ability to manage and effectively deliver on multiple campaigns/projects with fast turnarounds
Great interpersonal skills
A team player and participates in company activities
Experience in strategically analysing and solving clients' business problems
Planning and presentation skills
Experience with managing client budgets and holding financial control
Thorough knowledge of Chase
Understanding of Excel, Word, PowerPoint
Excellent understanding of the print production process

  • Job Role: Account Manager
  • Industry: Media / Communications
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

3 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Grade 12 Senior Certificate or equivalent
• Diploma or Degree in Marketing (advantageous).
• Minimum of 3-4 years sales/account management experience in a high pressure, fast-paced environment.
Own transport
Cape Town-based
Two years of BTL agency experience as an account manager
ATL experience advantageous

Additional Requirements

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