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Account Manager

Role Overview

Account Manager Summary

We are looking for an experienced Account Manager to join an exceptional team at Saatchi & Saatchi. This must person must be a real team player with a passion for delivering world-class creative. You will need to be incredibly organised, an excellent communicator with an appetite to learn.
You will be responsible for delivery on integrated campaigns and managing several key stakeholders, both agency and client side. Knowledge of production processes, being able to manage budgets and timelines, as well as the ability to build great working relationships, will be critical.
Above all we are looking for someone who has the passion and drive to make the best work of their careers on this great piece of business.
Team Attitude
We are a very generous team and believe in hiring generous people. Generous with our time, with our ideas, with our clients and with our co-workers.
This attitude of generosity is part of the reason that we have very high staff retention and morale. Basically, our team always helps out one another to grow and learn, both inside the agency and outside of it.

How we work

We have a flat and dynamic structure, which means that one minute you’ll be working with experienced producers and the next minute you’ll be working with our Executive Creative Director on coming up with the next great idea.
Although this may sound like a cliché we do believe a great idea can come from anywhere and everyone is encouraged to share their opinion or ideas.

Key Skills – Summary
• Passionate about creative and making great creative work.
• This account team is one of Saatchi & Saatchi’s most high-profile accounts so we need to make sure that all of the work that we present and produce is of the highest creative standard.
• Strong client relationship skills.
• Able to quickly build relationships with clients (Brand Manager level) and influence them to make work that meets both creative and commercial objectives.
• Able to build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders (particularly with partner agencies).
• Through the line production experience covering screens (TV/online content), OOH, Partnerships, Social, Digital.
• A self-motivated starter.
• An Account Manager needs to demonstrate a high amount of initiative and be the driving force on projects.
• A positive attitude, and aptitude.
• The Account Manager is the tone-setter, and needs to have a positive attitude and disposition.
• Experience working within a large advertising agency and with all agency departments including creative, traffic, planning and production (digital/TV/Print).
• Experience in a fast paced environment and able to juggle multiple projects under tight deadlines.
• High attention to detail and strong project management skills including the ability to manage timelines, WIP documents and budgets across multiple projects.
• Strong financial acumen to ensure that jobs are accurately estimated and revenue is correctly accrued.
• Experience in reviewing monthly JCR’s and advising on billings and revenue.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Desired Skills and Experience
– Minimum 3 years experience in a creative agency

About Saatchi & Saatchi

Saatchi & Saatchi has grown from a start-up advertising agency in London in 1970 to a global creative communications company headquartered in New York with 130 offices in 70 countries and over 6000 employees. Saatchi & Saatchi is part of the Publicis Groupe, the world’s third largest communications group.
We are a full service, integrated communications network and we work with 6 of the top 10 and over half of the top 50 global advertisers. We’re in the business of getting people to fall in love with our clients’ products and services. Through our creative ideas across all media and all disciplines, we set out to turn brands into Lovemarks which, unlike brands, generate loyalty beyond reason. We believe passionately in the power of ideas to differentiate and motivate. And to change the world for the better.
We have an unshakeable spirit and unbeatable attitude from day one at Saatchi & Saatchi that Nothing is Impossible.

Sydney 2000

Saatchi & Saatchi

Interested?

Please email courtney.robertson@publiciscommunications.com

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