Account manager jobs
Do you have creativity and a marketing acumen and able to sell an idea to your client. If you answer yes to these questions an account manager job could be the ideal role for you. As an account manager you need to build on the client’s expectations and ideas and form a creative brief. As an account manager you would be responsible for the management of the sales and the relationship with your customers. There are options to progress and an account manager can develop into an account director role given the right training.
What do account manager jobs involve?
An account manager is responsible for working with their clients to identify their needs and work out how the company can best meet those requirements. An account manager acts as the interface between the company and the client. This role is a very important one as the account manager is not just a liaison with the client, but in effect, both a representative of the agency, and a representative of the client. Depending on the size of the company, an account manager might manage a single account or they may have a variety of clients. The goal is to maintain the company’s existing relationship with the client. The account manager also tries to identify potential new clients and business opportunities.
The role of an account manager is to develop a brief following the client’s instructions and work with the creative department and account handlers to build a strategy. The account manager needs to develop strong relationships with their client and know their clients well in understand their needs.
What salary could I expect from account manager jobs?
The average salary for an account manager is £30,000 a year, dependent on relevant experience and qualifications. It is also common to earn commission and bonuses on top of the basis wage.