Account Manager - Food Magazine (NOT SALES)

Southwark, London (Greater)
£35K - £40K
14 May 2019
11 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Work Experience Level
Executive, Manager
Agency-side or Client-side
Agency Side
Job Role
Account Manager

A dynamic consumer publishing business in South London (Southwark) is seeking an Account Manager to manage the day to day operations of one of its key clients.

A lovely role where you will be working directly with this food brand ensuring that you and the wider business fully understand the client - their business, their products, objectives, marketing plans and creative likes and dislikes.  

The role is three-fold, Account Management, Project Management and Financial operations.  On a day to day this might look like; 

  • Having an overview of all projects and work in progress and deputise for Publishing Director when required
  • Attend editorial production meetings at client and publisher
  • Be involved in new project pitches and any procurement requests
  • Look for new opportunities and advise client about opportunities to maximise commercial opportunities (such as additional collateral for Festivals, or material to support print publications) in conjunction
  • Creating the monthly agenda for the Business meetings and attend and minute the meeting.
  • Take briefs for new projects and brief in the London team.
  • Assist Managing Editors on project management
  • When necessary, meet with Head of Design and Group Editorial Director to present and sign off work
  • Co-ordinate and manage the editorial production process 
  • Managing the end to end process for display ads and advertorials, from brief through to sign off for print.  Create the annual retainer based on Scope of Work
  • Create costs estimates for all projects on receipt of Scope of Work
  • Create and update quotes per project when briefed and maintain the retainer accordingly
  • Keep control of project costs and inform the client of any changes – ensuring sign off on new costs before additional work is commissioned 
  • Work with the Senior Art Director and Senior Managing Editor to ensure appropriate resources are available to the team – in line with budgets. 

This role will be based in Southwark, however, you will be required to work at the client's office in BRACKNELL up to twice a week. 

Salary is up to £40K + benefits package.


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