Job Type:

Full Time, Permanent

Start date:

Salary:

Location:

London, hybrid working between our offices in London Bridge (SE1) and home

Junior Account Manager

Kids Industries was the very first agency to specialise in the family market and is recognised as the leading global Research, Strategy and Creative Agency in the sector. We are building a reality where children and families connect with our clients through the equal exchange of real value. This means putting the family first in everything we do. We consistently deliver the Strategic and Creative expertise that makes fulfilling life experiences for children and families right around the world.

We’re a dedicated team of researchers, marketers, designers, developers, strategists, educators and psychologists all pulling together to make new things for the family every single day.

Working across Kid Industries research & strategy, creative & design, digital & tech, plus marketing sectors, a Junior Account Manager will be required to support all teams in the smooth running of project & internal tasks – from collating & communicating the correct information to all members of the team, to facing clients and reporting to KI business leads.

Qualities and Attributes

  • A confident ‘people person with the ability to develop strong, meaningful relationships with internal teams, suppliers, & clients.
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills across in-person & online platforms.
  • Highly organised, proactive, task-driven & with an eye for detail. Plus, able to independently manage long-running, regular & quick-turnaround tasks without significant oversite from senior leads. While also knowing when to ask for support so as not to cause delays in tasks & projects.
  • Have ideas & opinions they are willing & able to share. Plus, also be active listeners who absorb direction, insight & understanding from others.
  • Should be comfortable & have a foundation understanding of :
  • Project finances & admin processes – inc. Project budget planning, POs, Invoices, reconciliations & project tracking project planning – inc. project timings plans, key delivery milestones & resource planning
  • Multiple services & marketing channels – inc. Research & Strategy, creative & design, digital, social & tech, plus marketing platforms.
  • Finally, should have enthusiasm, stamina & a huger to be involved in lots of different projects, working with multiple teams & diverse clients.

Typical Activities

  • Arranging meetings and liaising with clients to understand their requirements
  • Quality control of all work that is submitted to clients
  • Disclosing campaign details to the client and all team members
  • Monitoring all stages of campaigns to guarantee that they run smoothly
  • Writing status reports throughout the duration of the project to keep clients and peers updated
  • Ensuring that the project stays within the allocated budget
  • Administration tasks that will help to keep campaigns well-managed and organised
  • Keeping oneself stimulated to achieve maximum productivity

Benefits of the role:

  • Competitive salary
  • Medical Insurance
  • Company pension scheme
  • 28 days holidays and office closed over Christmas and New Year period
  • Duvet days
  • Early Finish Fridays
  • Structured training opportunities and development plans
  • Subsidised food and drink, free lunch Fridays, office beer fridge, office socials
  • Commitment to a healthy work-life balance
  • Amazing opportunities for career progression
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Close-knit team - that takes pride in supporting each other and creating beautiful work through collaboration.
  • The work - working with children and family audiences inspires a lot of innovation and is inherently playful. Our clients deliver strong business results, but will also not shy away from having happiness, magic, or justice as part of their mission statement.

Please Note

  • A Junior Account Manager will report directly to the Snr Account Manager. However, they may also be asked to support other business leads.
  • A Junior Account Manager will be expected to work in the office on the same days as the majority of the Client Services team
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