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Senior Account Manager

Job Title: Senior Account Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dubai
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q89301
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: knp.89785.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: September 06, 2012 13:50

Job Description

Globally renowned advertising agency seeks an innovative leader with a holistic grasp of the advertising world to join their growing team in Dubai. You will be tasked with several of the company’s key accounts and will deliver breath-taking and memorable campaigns to their loyal clients. Responsibilities: * Oversee the daily running of the account(s) * Liaise with the clients regularly, keeping them in the loop with progress of the campaign * Be conscious of deadlines and manage your work effectively to ensure results are delivered on time * Awareness of budgetary status at all times, ensuring all campaigns are profitably run * Ability to delegate tasks and spread work evenly between Account Executives and juniors * Build a strong relationship with the Account Director and ensure the team is working in sync * Recognize potential new business opportunities and take a lead role in pitching for new clients / additional accounts Person Specification: * Comprehensive understanding of all advertising mediums available * Vast agency experience derived from many impressive campaigns * Minimum 3 years agency experience * Exceptional planning, organizational and influencing skills * Able to hit the ground running * Strong command of the English language * Interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships with and relate to all levels both within and outside the company * Sound negotiation skills * Client focussed * Strong project management and able to work to tight deadlines * Flexibility and adaptability to change * Attention to detail * Strong academic backgrounds and be able to identify business opportunities