25 days ago
  • Level Mid Level
  • Professions Project Manager
  • Type Full Time
  • Location London, United Kingdom

Description

Bompas & Parr is a creative, dynamic and fast-moving environment to work in. Our work ranges from publishing books on mixology to creating indoor rainbows. We’re a fun, close-knit organization who love what we do and do what we love.
We’re looking for an account manager to join our content team, to help manage our work within the fields of brand consultancy, printed work and concept development. This is not primarily a job based on event production, but one based around overseeing consultancy/editorial work.
The candidate must have at least 3 - 4 years’ experience in client management and production in an agency environment. Candidates with food and drink marketing and brand strategy experience will be advantageous – especially for drinks brands.
Objectives
  • To successfully manage the day-to-day client relationships, supporting the Content and Audience Director to ensure the seamless delivery of all projects on time and on budget
Responsibilities
Client Relationship
  • Build a strong and lasting relationship with the client
  • Management of day-to-day client liaison. Responding to emails/calls and acting as first point of contact for Bompas & Parr on all aspects of the project
  • Ensuring creative leads are kept up to date with all project developments and responding to all enquiries on their behalf in a timely fashion
  • Ability to problem solve and manage the clients’ expectations
Project Management
  • Completion of all financial aspects of project management including: creating budgets and estimates - fees and production costs, sub-contractor negotiation, monitoring head hours, monitoring margins, tracking expenses, raising PO’s and invoices and reporting project financial success
  • Build and maintain a project timeline, ensuring that all project milestones are met in a timely and efficient manner
  • Maintain conversation with and ensure that all involved parties are kept informed of the project status at all times
  • Issue project updates if required on a regular basis
  • Book in all project meetings and assist Creative leads in their preparation for forthcoming meetings
  • Maintain organisation of all project documents, both soft and hard copies
  • Prepare and compile copy for proposals and presentations as required
  • Liaise and manage all project supplies ensuring we are receiving the best price and service available
  • Reconcile personal expenses and commercial card expenses at the end of each month
Essential experience
  • At least three years’ experience within an accounts role in an agency environment, at a middle-weight level
  • Demonstrated account competencies: client focus, accountability for results, attention to detail and professional confidence
  • Outstanding client facing and negotiation skills
  • Some experience in brand strategy
  • Expert oral and written communications
  • Master proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google apps and Keynote
  • Experience of working in a creative/design lead environment
  • High level of self-motivation, discretion, diligence and attention to detail
  • Highly organised and be able to work autonomously with exceptional administrative skills
  • Flexibility and the ability to adapt to changing circumstances
Desirable experience
  • Proven media connections
  • A working knowledge of the drinks industry
  • Live event experience
Please note, due to the nature of the role you will be expected to work occasional evenings and weekends. There may also be the requirement to travel internationally.

Skills Required

  • Project Management

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