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Senior Client Executive

  • £25,000 - £32,000
  • Permanent
  • London
  • Ref: BH-5724

My client is a leading retailer in the convenience / FMCG space. They are looking for a Senior Client Executive to join the team and manage/deliver communication campaigns and insights consultancy for all aspects of the companies client relationships. 
 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop a deep knowledge of the business, communications, insights capabilities in order to confidently manage / own client relationships where appropriate
  • Develop a deep knowledge of the Clients businesses in order to develop and present communication and insights proposals
  • Responsible for interpreting the Client’s brief and implementing this through the appropriate campaign tool
  • Provide daily support to line manager, which include but, are not limited to In/Around Store media, targeted communications, campaign evaluation of all our media channels, insight consultancy, Self Serve and market research
  • Obtain and apply detailed understanding of client sales and marketing objectives
  • Support annual planning process for key clients both internally and with clients
  • Manage relevant activity for your client base and deliver against agreed budget and timelines, working with (and managing where appropriate) key contacts
  • Utilise appropriate processes and document templates to ensure that all parties are briefed correctly to facilitate efficient project management
  • Work alongside Business Unit Planners, Data Planners and Analysts to deliver strategic, tactical and integrated campaigns with quantitative and qualitative analysis. Ensuring delivery against agreed timings
  • Manage the finance process for all your campaigns and Clients, ensuring that billing is accurate and on time
  • Close the loop: Ensure timely delivery of results to clients, reporting against the individual requirements of the brief with a recommendation for future investment based on learnings from the campaign evaluation
  • Proactively provide managers with regular (min. weekly) updates on the status of all projects and communicate problems as appropriate
  • Proactively provide managers with input to senior client meetings as required and lead client campaign reviews involving other functions as appropriate
  • Remain up to date on industry trends and competitive threats, leveraging opportunities where appropriate

 
REQUIREMENTS:

  • University degree –(marketing major desired); or equivalent business experience
  • Relevant previous client-related marketing experience, ideally in retail or FMCG
  • Experience in direct, in-store and digital marketing practices as well as media evaluation (desired)
  • Excellent project management/communication/presentation skills, well organised with attention to detail
  • Ability to manage suppliers at peer level
  • Self-motivated with an understanding of analytics and the creative development process
  • Experience of financial management
  • High energy, proactive and a team player with a ‘can do’ attitude

If you’d like to hear more about the role, or to apply directly; please send your CV to aidan@vertical-advantage.com 

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