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JOB: Account Manager, International Branding Firm

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Hi, we are Saffron Brand Consultants –

We are looking for a full time Account Manager with around 5 years of ex=
perience.  Job Description below…

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Account manager

We need someone who understands the world of b=
randing (strategy, creative thinking and associated processes to make it hap=
pen), and who is used to working with big global clients. Experience from on=
e of the larger branding agencies would be beneficial. We’re relatively smal=
l (approx 40 people spread across Madrid, London and New York, with 15 in Lo=
ndon) and so a hands-on approach is a pre-requisite.

The right person will probably have 7+ years experience in account mana=
gement and will interact between clients and work closely with our principal=
s, consultants and creative team.

The role:

–  &nbsp=
; Proposal writing
–    Plan

>    producing project sc=
>    setting agendas
>    =
ensuring deadlines are met
>    setting project budgets=
, payment schedules with clients and tracking fees
>   =
studio scheduling and resourcing internal teams
>    co-ordinating workshops (with internal and external =
>    organising interviews and workshops for con=
sultants (and creative teams)

–    Produce meeting not=
–    Chair progress meetings with clients/internal team=
–    Project brainstorm sessions =96 set up and hosting
    Produce weekly status reports for clients
– &nbsp=
;  Brief/debrief =96 team (and other suppliers where relevant)
p;   Negotiate fees and costs with contractors and suppliers
–    Commission photographers, illustrators, freelance desig=
ners/consultants etc (with creative/consultant teams) =96 issuing confidenti=
ality agreements
–    Business development (with existing=
clients) and spotting other opportunities   
–    Print buying and production
–    Rai=
se purchase orders
–    Invoice =96 client fees (expenses =
billing and book keeping done by studio manager)
–    Fee=
forecast =96 submitting status of fee tracking and projects to the ‘exec’ r=
–    Spanish would be useful but not a pre-requisite