Creative Project/Account Manager

Website Geolix

Design, Brand & Digital. Better.

Client service/account management: daily account responsibilities

  • Key representative and liaison between agency and new + existing clients on senior level
  • Meeting with clients to evaluate and identify requirements based on objectives/goals and strategy
  • Ability to develop and prepare accurate, in-depth briefs with expected outcomes based on identified objectives
  • Alignment and planning with creative director and strategist on account requirements
  • Full ownership (hands-on) and management of all client-related projects and briefs
  • Clear understanding of requirements (job to be done) to manage next steps within agency teams and expectations from client
  • Preparing and presenting cost estimates based on scope of project and deliverables (internally and to client)
  • Manage and compile accurate and detailed weekly status reports for internal and external status meetings
  • Manage clients’ budgets and monthly billings against agency/project output
  • Explore and identify business opportunities for organic growth and cross-selling by the agency

Project management: Project-related responsibilities

  • Development and planning of roll out plans, time frames and milestones based on project requirements
  • Driving the process with continuous alignment with teams in traffic, creative, strategy and other departments to ensure project milestones and deadlines are met
  • Ensure that cost estimates are accurate, approved and billed timeously
  • Preparing briefs to the production team (internal) + media partners (external)
  • Presenting work and feedback to client and agency teams
  • Manage and update project status for weekly reports and status meetings
  • Manage artwork approval process, proof checking against brief, manage amendment process and secure sign-¬off
  • Complete project recons and evaluation of cost estimates for final billing

Requirements:

  • Minimum five years’ experience in advertising, design or branding agency
  • Proven experience in account and project management with references
  • Qualification in marketing, account management, branding/advertising from reputable institutions
  • Full awareness of creative processes (to bring a project to life)
  • Excellent presentation and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpretation and writing skills
  • Excellent skill and knowledge of PowerPoint/Keynote, Word and Excel
  • Exceptional project management skills with attention to detail

Email your resume and portfolio to info@geolix.co.za to apply.

At Geolix, we believe in the power of design to transform businesses. Join us and be a part of something better.

To apply for this job email your details to george@geolix.co.za.