Account Manager

Job description

Job Role: Account Manager

Job Location: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Job Description:

We are currently looking to hire an Account Manager to one major account and a portfolio of smaller accounts. As an expert in your field, we expect to make the most of your specific discipline & skill set in addition to your experience in driving client growth. 

Job Responsibilities: 

  • To be responsible for the smooth running of an account and the production of its advertising 
  • To build strong relationships and foster good team spirit with both clients and members of the agency team 
  • To play a pivotal role in the development of advertising and creative strategies 
  • To show leadership and drive-in thinking of innovative solutions to business/strategic problems and in merchandising the Agency’s services (particularly Brand Stewardship) KEY RESPONSIBILITIES / DELIVERABLES
  • To be ultimately responsible for ensuring work is produced on time and within budget 
  • To assist other departments with forward planning on future projects 
  • To have a thorough working knowledge of all agency systems
  • To have a thorough understanding of the client’s business and the major factor/s trends shaping their market(s)
  • To be the client’s port of call for all administrative issues 
  • To be the agency team’s first port of call for all questions relating to client issues
  •  To build relationships with clients based upon trust/mutual understanding 
  • To foresee any client issues/questions or internal resourcing issues before they arise 
  • To be the creative teams’ main day to day contact, providing direction on creative briefs and generating enthusiasm/trust from the team with which they work
  • To oversee the production of all campaigns produced
  • Should keep abreast of the latest and best creative work across the industry
  • To Manage the agency’s billing system, helping the account executive to overcome any problems that may arise
  • To overcome any difficulties in getting creative work out on time 
  • Should have a solid knowledge of all TV/Print production issues such that, if necessary, cost saving solutions can be proposed 
  • To ensure that the creative team/traffic manager/production manager/media are all on the same wavelength throughout a project and are aware of each other’s deadlines 
  • Should have a deep understanding of consumer motivations/behaviour patterns in the marketplace 
  • To help the Account Director and Planner to develop a rigorous and insightful advertising strategy 
  • Should have the ability to contribute to well thought out, single-minded, inspiring creative briefs. 
  • Regular client contact – call before called 
  • Successful relationships with Client middle management 
  • Creation and Management of project timelines 
  • Writing simple briefs on communication projects 
  • Assisting Account Director in briefing creative 
  • Managing Internal Creative presentation sessions 
  • Estimate generation & Invoice management 
  • Profitability improvement through estimate and invoice management 
  • Monthly brand updates for Sr. Management 
  • Generating and presenting category environment reviews 
  • Demonstration of clear TTL communications knowledge through cross channel recommendations Qualifications: PROFESSIONAL & TECHNICAL SKILLS REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION 
  • Provides a clear direction for the team in support of business objectives 
  • Gives effective feedback and coaches individuals to develop their own knowledge, skills and behaviour
  • Understand the dynamics of the market and the brand within the market 
  • Builds knowledge of brands, synthesising and interpreting information to facilitate strong strategic thinking 
  • Ensure that all brand activity is on agreed brand strategy 
  • Work to ensure client and agency share the same expectations across all projects
  • Represents individual or team point of view in a convincing and compelling manner when speaking or writing 
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the business implications of specific brand activity 
  • Demonstrates strong selling skills 
  • Proven experience in KSA and Arabic speaking is a plus 

To learn more about the role and apply, kindly email your updated resume to: [email protected]




Job Summary

  • Industry : Advertising Client Servicing
  • No of vacancies : 1
  • Job type : Full Time
  • Location : jeddah,Saudi Arabia
  • Experience : 3 to 5
  • Driving License : Not required
  • Visa : To be provided by employer
  • Job code : JB547