Activation Account Manager

Overview

The Job holder is to work with your BD/GAD in achieving Account Group agreed targets through the provision of creative marketing solutions and effective management of the company's resources, to assist our Client to sell their products / services.

To expand the business base through the provision of related services

Responsibilities

  • To drive profitable client relationships.
  • Take responsibility for overall project management process and pro-actively advise clients on the best solution for successful project management and implementation.
  • Develop Event/Activation Plan and supervise execution agency to implement activation/event to ensure for best performance.
  • Effectively, delegate specific tasks based on brief requirements and co-ordinate Agency's response: Strategic, Creative, Project Management
  • Evaluate the response in terms of quality and profitability; discuss with BD as necessary.
  • Effectively manage and interpret Client feedback.
  • Monitor progress against plan, pre-empt and if necessary resolve shortfalls.
  • Identify and manage risk within acceptable limits involving your line manager as appropriate.
  • Training specialised skills to Account Executive.
  • Identify new business opportunities within existing Account and farm for additional revenues.
  • Conduct monthly market visit to monitor competitors' activities to make prompt recommendations.
  • Other duties as assigned by GAD/BD.
  • Manage and develop Client relationships.
  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of the marketplace and our Client's business including the various media and distribution channels.
  • Be pro-active in generating additional briefs.
  • Be accountable for the quality of on-going account handling plus response to briefs and post-response evaluation.
  • Be accountable for the security of our Client's business

Qualifications

  • Minimum 4 years of account management in activation/event agency, at least 2 years at the level Account Manager
  • Understanding of client business and brand activation industry, identifying issues, providing sound marketing direction and solutions.
  • Strong account management, analytical, and problem solving skills.
  • Proven track record executing complex projects
  • Ability to effectively interact with all levels of an organization
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong presentation abilities.
  • Must be capable of providing guidance and mentorship to more junior staff
  • Must have sound financial management skills

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