DR Senior Account Manager

Greater London
£30000 to £40000 per annum
07 Dec 2012
04 Jan 2013
AM 12046
Alex Michaels
Full Time
Contract Type
Down in the dumps because of the weather? Are you freezing your toes off? There`s a new job opportunity that will warm your soul in these icy temperatures.

A fantastic opportunity has just popped up to work within one of the leading digital teams at a top London based media planning and buying agency. Intimate and down to earth, one of the top media agencies is looking for an innovative and interpersonal Senior Direct Response Account Manager to drive media strategies and foster client relationships. This agency is keen on investing in their staff; therefore a thirst for learning and a willingness to push the boundaries of the role is desired. Clients include two of the largest clients for the agency which range from the insurance to retail industries, who are looking to drive their business from their marketing.

The role involves:
- Confidence and client ownership of various accounts
- Day to day management of team
- Co-ordination between clients and line managers
- Delivering beyond and above requirements
- Developing new business proposals
- Leading internal team meetings and presentations
- Ensuring administration is up to scratch
- Media training of own staff

The ideal candidate will be wizened with at least 4-6 years of experience in Direct Response media, with a vast knowledge of various media channels. As a Direct Response Account Manager, you must have a strong personality and be confident, willing to voice suggestions and lead in client/media owner meetings. A pro-active and entrepreneurial character is a must for this media agency. You will have strong organisational and communication skills, and must be highly analytical with great attention to detail. Professionalism is key to this job!

This is a great agency to work for and an opportunity not to be missed!

Sylex currently has a number of other Account Manager based roles available at leading media agencies that may be of interest to you. We recruit into the majority of the top 20 media planning and buying agencies.

For more information on this role, please contact me at alex@sylex.co.uk or on 020 7920 6401.

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