Bompas & Parr is one of the most exciting creative agencies in the UK – if not the world. We’re globally recognized as the leading expert in multi-sensory experience design, having turned part of Borough Market into a walk-through cloud of gin and tonic and the world’s first vegan hotel suite. One year we even turned London’s New Year’s Eve fireworks into the world’s first multi-sensory fireworks that you could smell and taste, featuring edible banana confetti.
We’re looking for a highly organized and motivated Account Manager to join our content team – with significant experience of working with alcohol brands as clients - 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.
We’re a fast-paced, creative company who love what we do and do what we love – and we’re keen to work with someone who shares our outlook.
Build a strong and lasting relationship with the client – seeking out opportunities for extra business where possible
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
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
Book in all project meetings and assist creative leads in their preparation for forthcoming meetings
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
Significant experience of working with alcohol brands as clients
At least three years’ experience within an accounts role in an agency environment, at a middle-weight level
Outstanding client facing and negotiation skills
Some experience in brand strategy
Experience of working in a creative/design led 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
Proven media connections
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.