22 days ago
  • LevelSenior
  • ProfessionsAccount Manager, Business Development Manager, Administrator
  • TypeFull Time
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

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Description

Hogarth is the Global Content Experience Company. Part of WPP, Hogarth partners with one in every two of the world’s top 100 brands including Coca-Cola, Ford, Rolex, Nestlé, Mondelez and Dyson. With a breadth of experience across an extensive range of sectors, Hogarth offers the unrivaled ability to deliver relevant, engaging, and measurable content across all channels and media - both established and emerging.
The number of channels at our fingertips; the need for speed; and the drive for mass personalisation, all mean that brands need different solutions.
Our global team of over 6,000 craft and technology experts brings together creative, production and innovation to help clients navigate this exciting and ever-changing world of today’s content experience.
A Hybrid working model
Now offices are fully open we have embraced a hybrid working model, which allows our employees to split their time between the office and other locations, something we hope will provide everyone much more flexibility to their working week. The expectation is that working life at Hogarth will involve working from the office for about 60% of the time for most people. Please speak to the Talent Acquisition team to find out more information.
The Role
We have a long-standing relationship with Nestlé, having produced iconic global campaigns across categories as varied as confectionary, infant-nutrition and pet care to name a few. We now have an exciting opportunity for someone to join our team as a Senior Account Manager, to help continue and drive production excellence across our relationship with on some of the biggest brands in the world. A significant portion of this role will involve working with creative agency partners to help bring their global campaign ideas to life.
The Candidate
The ideal candidate might have account handling experience on global productions working at a creative agency and now be looking to focus on production. Or, they could already be working at a production agency, working alongside creative partners and be looking for that next step.
The ideal candidate will have demonstrable experience on global productions in many of the following:
  • working with producers - to create end-to-end project plans across pre and post-production; running and leading project status meetings and updating reports; overseeing the completion of successful triple bids
  • working with creative teams – can demonstrate an understanding of what they might be looking for on a production / from a production agency
  • managing clients - securing approvals during pre-production (e.g. casting, locations, shots etc) and post-production (edits, images, assets) attending shoots and VO recordings); managing timings, budget and project updates
  • developing toolkits that ensure local markets can easily adopt campaigns
Areas of responsibility
At Hogarth, our Senior Account Managers are:
  • organised multi-taskers, accountable for end- to-end project execution and responsible for delivering work on time, on specification and on budget
  • experts in project and client management and seek to implement best-practice methodology
  • master problem-solvers, are well organised with a passion for production, marketing and advertising and a desire to grow and develop
Their responsibilities span:
Communication
  • Understanding of clients’ needs to deliver high satisfaction levels and share sharing feedback with their team and escalating delivery concerns to their AD
  • Accountable for ensuring all team members are aware of timelines and deliverables
  • Act as the primary client and agency contact for delivery, structure regular status updates and communications with clients, define scope and approach, set and manage expectations and deliverables and troubleshoot issues as they arise, and if required escalate to their AD
  • Work with client brands and agencies to ensure a clear understanding of the production brief, deliverables and timeline for each project and relay those details to other members of the team as necessary
Collaboration
  • Partner with Client Growth, Production and Finance to ensure a smooth process, proper resource allocation and a superior results
  • Demonstrate strong collaboration skills with internal agency teams and key external partners (e.g., creative agencies) to ensure quality and adherence to production guidelines for key deliverables
Process
  • Manage medium to large projects independently, from initiation through to completion
  • Work with cross-functional teams in a fast-paced agency environment
  • Manage client objectives, budget, expectations, deliverables and timelines and communicate changes/direction to team members
  • Keep projects on track through clear task lists, timing schedules, risk register, trackers, status and contact reports
  • Participate actively and can knowledgably articulate status internally and during client interactions
  • Identify improvements to existing workflow and processes
  • Identify potential project risks and develop contingency plans and if needed, escalate to AD
  • Liaise with clients/agencies/suppliers to obtain schedules, briefs, assets, technical specifications
  • Ensure the highest quality is always delivered to clients
Financials
  • Own project budget and tracking of all ongoing costs throughout project lifecycle, reconcile estimates to actuals on all projects, and resolution of budget discrepancies between disciplines, vendors and clients
  • Manage POs, financial reporting, tracking, billing against all project budgets
Requirements
  • Client services experience within an interactive or integrated creative or production agency, with a good understanding of marketing and global production implementation processes across all key channels, including digital, video, content, social etc
  • An understanding of the production and the creative development process, content production, technology, quality assurance testing and marketing methodologies
  • Ability to manage medium to large projects with varying components, demonstrating ability to deliver on time and on budget
  • Experience of building client relationships
  • A professional, calm, approachable demeanour, and the ability to thrive in the dynamic highly matrixed agency environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • An appreciation for how great work gets done and a commitment to ensuring flawless execution and delivery
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, wireframing/workflow tools, online project management/collaboration/ticketing tools e.g. JIRA, Smartsheet, Trello, Miro etc
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English
The Package
  • 25 days holiday, plus an extra day of leave for your Birthday
  • 1 Volunteering day per year
  • Private Medical Care (Bupa)
  • Eye tests
  • Life Assurance
  • Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • WPP Group Discounts
  • Travel Season Ticket Loan
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Gym Discounts
  • Mortgage Advice
Hogarth Values
Heart and Soul: We love what we do. We bring energy and enthusiasm to all our work. We push  boundaries, we are never satisfied and always want to find a better way.
Hands on: We don’t wait for things to happen, we get on with it. We are pragmatic and don’t have an  ego. We do what it takes to get the job done to the highest standards.
Honest: We are straightforward; we speak openly and clearly. We operate with integrity and live up to  our promises.
Happy family: We enjoy working together. We look out for our colleagues. We are an eclectic bunch.  We want to work with people from many cultures and demand great things of each other. Even when  things get tough, we don’t lose perspective or our sense of humour.
Hungry: We are an inquisitive community. We want to create an environment which inspires ourselves  and others to be better. It is important to continuously challenge ourselves and our ways of working.  We aim to provide staff with the opportunities to develop and learn.
Find out more at www.hogarthww.com/culture
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Diversity & Inclusion
Hogarth is an equal-opportunity employer. That means we believe in creating a truly inclusive culture that values diversity, equity and inclusion for everyone through our ideas, our people, how we behave and how we conduct ourselves.  We strive to recruit people from diverse backgrounds and support them to achieve long-term success. This not only makes Hogarth a better company and place to work, but an environment where everyone can give their point of view, experience connection, enjoy opportunity and feel a sense of belonging.
We welcome applications from everyone, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion or belief, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, marital status, military veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or physical or mental disability. As part of our commitment to making our hiring processes as equitable as possible, we are currently rolling out a policy which ensures that hiring managers review CVs only after they have been processed through an automated anonymisation system. This aims to ensure that all candidates are considered for interview based solely on their experience and what they can bring to the role. The solution, provided by MeVitae, scans and redacts CVs to reduce potential reviewer bias.
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Skills Required

  • Account Management
  • Client Services
  • Communication Skills

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