Senior Account Manager - Direct Marketing **SORRY, ON HOLD**

Job title : Senior Account Manager - Direct Marketing **SORRY, ON HOLD**
Location : Cirencester
Job-type : Permanent
Salary : up to £35,000
Contact : Sam Ray
Reference : SR-5443

Are you a Senior Account Manager or Marketing Manager who gets excited about results driven marketing? Have you gained vital experience in an agency or in-house and are now highly knowledgeable in the practises of direct mail, eDM, door drops, press and other DM channels? If you're looking for your next opportunity in a leading and reputable creative marketing agency based in the beautiful Cotswolds countryside, we want to hear from you! This role could be 4 days a week, so if you need flex, please keep reading.

Our client

This is an brilliant opportunity to join one of the UK's leading creative agencies in the world of direct marketing and response. With sister offices based in Wales and in the North, this role offers the chance to enjoy the security of a large and successful agency whilst being in a tight-knit, cohesive team in the Cirencester based offices.

Based in a picturesque location, our client's gorgeous offices are soon having a fresh refurb inclusive of a contemporary desk area for an innovative workspace and a new break out area for the team. They're true specialist in what they do, from the planning of data to strategic creative services and have a broad client base across a number of sectors including retail, FMCG and the public sector. They're going through a process of positive change inclusive of new business wins, incentives and initiatives for best practises and ways of working.

The Role

As a seasoned Senior Account Manager (or Marketing Manager with strong Direct Marketing experience) you will be able to hit ground running, leading on one of the agencies most high profile accounts whilst supporting a team from day one. You will have an excellent understanding of direct and digital Comms and natural confidence to win the hearts and minds of clients and the team alike. You will have top notch communications skills liaising with senior clients, junior creatives to data analysts. You will need a good grasp of data and a keen commercial eye when it comes to managing client budgets and campaigns and you'll want to be part of the client strategy meetings and have the readiness to roll up your sleeves and get stuck in. Supporting your Account Director in commercial strategy and development of your accounts whilst also supporting junior members of your team.

You'll need passion too, and lots of it! And for your efforts? You'll have opportunities to continue your skills development from day one - with creative, data and planning experts all under one roof, you'll have plenty of people to learn from. This is a small team and everyone is very hands-on. When you need support you will get it and they are a friendly bunch who work hard but have fun along the way. Lovely offices, lovely people, lovely job!

About You

We want to hear from you, if you:

  • Are degree educated or equivalent

  • Have 4 years+ agency experience or strong Direct Marketing experience gained in-house.

  • Have experience writing concise, insightful briefs

  • Have solid experience working closely with data and spreadsheets in relation to direct and results driven marketing

  • Are competent liaising with fulfilment houses on print versions

  • Are knowledgeable with eDM systems

  • Enjoy critiquing creative concepts and presenting to clients

  • Are a natural multi-tasker whilst also being detail oriented, always aiming for quality and best output

  • Have good experience working in a busy environment and want to bring key learnings and successful processes to your next opportunity

If this sounds like you, please get in touch right away!