Senior Account Manager

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Location Devon

Salary Competitive + Benefits

Company Bray Leino

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A little about us…. 


Bray Leino, part of themission, is a UK top 20 integrated communications group with energetic businesses spanning advertising, digital, 3D spaces, media, direct response, training and events. We are a top 3 B2B marcomms agency, who are dedicated to finding surprising ways to make our clients brands stand out. More than 300 people work across sites in Devon, Bristol, Warwickshire and London, serving a wide range of national and international businesses. themission is made up of 13 specialist Agencies employing over 1,000 people in 24 offices that take in the length and breadth of the UK as well as offices in Asia and the US. 


What will I be doing?  


We’re currently on the lookout for a new Senior Account Manager to join the team on a permanent basis. Reporting into an Account Director, you will work with some great clients, handling some of the most well-known brands in the UK and Internationally! You’ll help to develop and implement excellent creative solutions that exceed client expectations within time and budget.  You will also help to coach and support more junior members of the account team, leading by example always.  


You will be an experienced agency side account handler, looking for a fresh challenge and the opportunity to grow and develop with an account. You will be capable and experienced with handling budgets, presenting creative work to clients for approval, managing campaign costs and invoicing clients.  Experience of working across B2C campaigns would be beneficial, specifically food and drink!  


As we embrace remote ways of working, we’ll consider anyone in the South West, as long as you can get to our North Devon office as and when required. Or you may also be from further afield and ready for a change of lifestyle: SauntonCroydeWoolacombe, Exmoor, Dartmoor, and the rest of the glorious South West is all in striking distance from our places of work. 


Key responsibilities:  


  • Managing the day-to-day running of all client campaigns, ensuring that creative briefs are interpreted, deadlines are met, and projects are prioritised 

  • Creating and maintaining good relationships with the clients you work with to build their trust in you. 

  • Developing strong, constructive relationships with all departments of the agency  

  • Grow an in-depth understanding of the client’s business, their industry and competitors  

  • Ensuring that all documents are kept up to date including all relevant account information (e.g. estimates, briefs, budgets, billings, etc.). 

  • Understanding aspects of marketing relevant to the client, project, and agency credentials, including new trends, tools and technologies  

  • Delivering oral and written recommendations effectively, logically and concisely to support delivery against client goals and expectations 

  • Day-to-day nurturing of more junior team members through positive mentorship and guidance 


What will I need? 


You will be an experienced agency-side account handler, either a Senior Account Manager looking for a fresh challenge, or an Account Manager looking to progress to the next level, with a passion for great creative. 


You will be confident and highly organised with the ability to manage and develop other team members, along with managing budgets and day to day work across the account.  You will be adept at prioritising a diverse workload with the ability to manage and work across multiple projects at any given time.  


And in return…. 


  • 25 days’ holiday, increasing to 29 after 2 years’ service (not including Bank Holidays) 

  • Company pension scheme 

  • Medical Cash Plan – including employee assist programme, contributions to dental, optical, physio etc. 

  • Employee Discount Scheme – an online platform for all staff offering a variety of discounts at various shopping outlets  

  • Outstanding training and progression 

  • Childcare vouchers 

  • Refer A Friend scheme 

  • Regular staff social events 

  • Company Christmas closure  

  • Long service award 

  • Cycle to Work scheme  




Bray Leino team perks

25 days holiday rising after 2 years to

29 days

(plus Bank holidays)

Health Cash Plan

Claim back the costs of

dental, optical, physio treatments and more

Xmas break

Office closed between

Christmas and New Year

The basics

  • Company pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Refer a friend scheme

Rewarding loyalty

  • Enhanced employer pension contribution after one year's service
  • Outstanding training and progression

The extras

  • Health plan
  • Employee discount platform
  • Health and wellbeing programme

About the Filleigh, Devon office

  • A picturesque country house office set in a stunning six-acre estate 
  • Amazing spaces – have your lunch in The Roost or relax on the sun terrace 
  • Easy access to Barnstaple, the beautiful natural scenery of Exmoor National Park and some of the best beaches in the UK

How we hire

  • We keep things simple, so our recruitment process should be quick and pain-free
  • If we like your application, expect a call very soon
  • You may need to visit us a couple of times to ensure you meet everyone you need to
  • For some roles, we’ll likely ask you to show us your portfolio
  • We like it when people want to work with us, so even if your initial application is unsuccessful, we’ll be in touch if a better suited role comes up