*Experience in either Print, Display or Merchandise
*Passionate to compete on quality and not just price a plus
*Analytic, innovative and passionate about sustainable marketing materials a plus
*Strong project manager a must, you must be able to multi-task projects/campaigns
*Retail/FMCG sector experience a bonus
Location – Manchester Hybrid
This is an exciting opportunity for a talented Print Account Manager to join a leading Business and Marketing Services provider with an expansive client portfolio of international leading A-brands in: Retail, Fashion, Pharma FMCG and Technology sectors. You will be trusted with a diverse spectrum marketing projects for one of their most prestigious partners. Examples of projects include: general print, door drops, retails displays etc. You will benefit from being part of an international firm with a market leading reputation & presented with great career development and growth opportunities.
In this role as a Print Account Manager you will be responsible for managing projects and developing client and supplier relationships and gaining an excellent understanding of their marketing needs as well as environmental parameters. Managing the complex projects from A-Z is key, examples include: Print, Display, Promotional Merchandise, Door Drops. Promoting the firm as a superior and innovative and sustainable supplier of marketing solutions is a must at all times too. The Account Manager will run multiple projects and harmonize productions and procurement efforts and speaking with colleagues and contacts / stakeholders throughout the business. This makes being an efficient project manager with good communication skills essential. You will support and direct the team on projects bases & will also start new projects and monitor existing ones yourself whilst being relied upon to schedule meetings and ensure that all stakeholders and suppliers keep a good understanding of the important decision points throughout the jobs/campaigns.
The Required Skills and Experience
To be successful as the Print Account Manager will need expertise in the area of Marketing Print, Exposure and a feeling for huge Retail, FMCG or technology brands can be a real advantage too. You will have the ability to manage multiple tasks, deliver successfully within agreed SLA’s and report and present success to senior management. Being organised and a strong communicator is essential in this role. Strong communication skills are essential for the role as you will manage projects across the UK. Being the key contact between suppliers / production, team members and partner brands / clients is where the key to success for this role is.
In return for your skills and contribution as a Print Account Manager the company is offering the opportunity to work for a market-leading company offering great progression and learning opportunities within the Retail Print/Marketing sector. They will pay a salary of up to £35,000 with a company bonus. This role will grow very quickly as you will be able to show yourself both on local level but also on a wider national level.