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Senior Account Manager – Marketing & Comminutions job – Market related salary – Cape Town, South Africa

One of the fastest-growing and most-awarded B2B marketing agencies in the world have an exciting job opportunity for a bright, enthusiastic Senior Account Manager to join their team in Cape Town. As the Senior Account Manager, you’ll be busy building and maintaining exceptional day-to-day relationships with the clients, developing a deep understanding of their objectives, and suggesting marketing solutions with a real ‘wow-factor’ in order to meet them. There are heaps of opportunities for ambitious, committed marketers to succeed and grow – whether that means taking the next step on your career ladder, working with experts across marketing disciplines to develop new skills, or on-the-job learning with their bespoke Academy training programme.

Your key job responsibilities as the Senior Account Manager in Cape Town will include:

  • Responsible for building and maintaining strong client relationships, articulating marketing thinking and managing Client expectations
  • Compiling content for and leading regular client calls and meetings
  • Planning and executing campaigns: writing and reviewing briefs, liaising with the virtual team to ensure successful and timely delivery of projects and campaigns
  • Reviewing and critically appraising content, design and planning work from a B2B marketing and client proposition perspective
  • Developing commercially scopes of work and estimates for marketing programmes
  • Monitoring and guiding junior members of the team, delegating tasks, reviewing and feeding back, supporting and coaching

Requirements for this Senior Account Manager job in Cape Town:

  • At least 3 years’ experience working agency and/or client side within a similar B2B role
  • Evidence of developing and delivering successful B2B marketing campaigns in response to complex business challenges
  • Experience in managing key client and partner relationships and comfortable communicating at Manager and Director level, both internally and externally
  • Comprehensive knowledge in time management: juggling multiple campaigns and clients to deliver projects on budget and on time
  • Operational understanding of various types of B2B marketing campaigns
  • Thorough knowledge of the ICT marketplace; key vendors and value propositions
  • Highly developed interpersonal and relationship management skills in order to gain trust with established clients and maintain high client satisfaction
  • Able to learn quickly, interrogate and assimilate complex information
  • Able to coordinate multiple teams with effective communication (both verbal and written)
  • Able to take the lead in meetings and conference calls with clients, as well as internal briefing and review meetings
  • Solution-oriented, with a logical approach to work and a very high attention to detail
  • An energetic, positive approach and ‘can-do’ attitude

If you meet the above requirements for this Senior Account Manager job in Cape Town, we would like to hear from you! Please send your CV through to contact@initiateinternational.com. If you do not receive any feedback within 7 days of your application, please be advised that you were not successful in making the shortlist.

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