• Account Manager

    Job Locations UK-London
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/3/2019 7:22 AM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate who will have a lot of responsibility, autonomy and exposure to client and agency teams at all levels.  We demand a very high level of performance, skill and intelligence from our team members. This is especially the case on some very high profile accounts for CreativeDrive EMEA. 


    We require an experienced Account Manager who has worked on international clients and brands within advertising agencies and televison led campaign development. An understanding of multi-media production, post-production is required. As we work with many international markets, fluency in non-English languages is also preferable for all hired roles, but not essential. This is an exciting chance to join a fast growing, fun and vibrant team, with great opportunities for career progression.


    Terms of employment:

    • Standard working hours are 9:00am – 17:30pm, including a one-hour lunch break.
    • Regular place of work will be 23 Englefield Road, London, N1 4JX with international travel if required.
    • Employee is entitled to 25 working days as holiday leave (pro-rata), to be booked in and approved in advance, life Insurance and benefits platform which offers discounts.



    • You will help coordinate and analyse client briefs and feedback, working with planners & creatives to develop the best work possible, with attention to detail.
    • Overseeing the status of the account(s) placed on, providing regular updates to our clients on the statuses and key milestones for projects.
    • Working with clients to provide articulate clear briefs and defined ways of working to ensure smooth delivery and communication with our project management and production teams.
    • Providing regular updates and reporting to internal stakeholders on the forecasts, profitability, resource requirements and general health of the account being managed.
    • Supporting the Head of Localisation and Senior Producer teams in leading the account and working directlythe client in coordination with any other agencies or partners.
    • Supporting these client stakeholders in determining the scope & technical requirements for creation or adaptation of the content produced by our Production and Localisaton teams.
    • Work with internal producers/project managers to develop costs against these scopes and plan programmes of work as required
    • Subsequently engaging with supporting producers from the teams to deliver TV, online content, print and digital content.
    • Good level of understanding of digital localisation processes, but would not need to produce such work directly as this would be produced / project managed by specialists in this channel.


    Sector Experience & Understanding:

    • Strong marketing collateral production experience.
    • Broadcast production experience Is required.
    • Excellent knowledge of multi-media production (moving image, print, digital) post-production and international versioning / adaptation industry.
    • Experience working in fast paced international adaptation environments to manage projects and accounts efficiently from client on boarding, pre-production phase through to completion of localised assets and post campaign feedback/evaluation.
    • Experience of working in the broadcast environment and therefore knowledgeable on the advertising standards, regulations and clearance processes a benefit.
    • Technically confident with common digital formats.
    • A solid understanding of usage rights management; media schedule fulfillment, play-out process etc.
    • Awareness of the process to adapt and implement print, photographic assets, press, OOH still image assets, digital display assets.
    • Excellent client relationship skills.
    • Strong numeracy and literacy skills with specific ability to use Excel to create and refine cost models, analyse data and build clear reports.
    • Strong project management skills with the ability to bring others together to communicate quickly, agree actions and fully complete tasks.

    Core Competencies Required:

    • High level attention to detail and analytical nature to use information effectively.
    • Strong planning and development of workflows.
    • Excellent customer service & influencing skills.
    • Solution focused with strong problem solving & decision making.
    • Adapting to change and making change work across multi-stakeholder groups.
    • Leading others to deliver against budgets and deadlines.
    • Helping others to learn & develop.

    Key Personal Skills & Attributes Required:

    • Team-working and a positive outlook.
    • Confident with excellent communication skills (verbally and written).
    • Influencing skills.
    • Managing resources and delegating effectively with flexibility to ‘think on your feet” able to interpret specific requirements and create ways of working to fulfill them.
    • Managing expectations and being able to say ‘no’ when required to.
    • Open to change and new ways of working.
    • Embrace technology in order to optimise and streamline ways of working.
    • Creative in the way you think and develop solutions for clients (working with operators and artists).
    • Process orientated with an eye for detail.
    • Always looking to deliver brilliant (never average) results.
    • Strong business IT competency including; MS Office suite, Outlook, Word, Excel
    • Willing to support, lead and help develop people around you.
    • A good team player outside of core role requirements, supporting social activites etc.
    • Level headed with good judgment and a sense of humour!



    • Min 2-3 years’ experience in the advertising industry with exposure to production and adaptation/localisation across multiple channels (specifically moving image, print & digital).
    • Good industry references from a range of clients /colleagues/suppliers.


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