Senior Account Manager

  • VIRTUE
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands

Senior Account Manager

Job description

VIRTUE

VIRTUE Worldwide is VICE’s full-service creative agency that creates cultural value for brands through stories. Leveraging the data and technology of the global VICE editorial powerhouse, VIRTUE Worldwide creates these stories to deliver tangible commercial impact. VIRTUE Worldwide covers research, strategy, creative development, production, content distribution and activation - all under a single roof that is accessible worldwide.

 

Role:
The Senior Account Manager is the day to day link between client and the entire VIRTUE team. You are fully responsible for their Clients and projects from creative & strategic development, client presentations, production and delivery. The Senior Account Manager is responsible for the health of their accounts from a timing, budget, creative and strategic point of view. As a true born leader they drive their clients and projects to success in a flawless manner. You report into Account Director & Head of Account Services on large size accounts or directly to Head Of Account Services on small to mid-size accounts. 

 

Tasks & responsibilities:

 

  • Maintain day to day client relationship and communication. You are fully aware of all detail and status, and you deal with client daily requests with flawless delivery. 
  • Provide constant support and continuous improvement to advance relationships with all current and potential future clients. 
  • Guide clients and help them achieve their business objectives with strategic and creative ideas that achieve memorable business results. 
  • Lead client communications, including on-time delivery of assets and reporting. 
  • Work closely with the Strategy Department, challenging, reviewing and improving brand and media strategy at every touch point and level. 
  • Constantly challenging creative work at every touch point and level, from a client and a VIRTUE perspective. 
  • Strong but structured POV on creative ideas, stories and overall work produced within the account. 
  • Overall understanding of the VICE global network and its offering (branded content, white label).
  • Manage small (<250K) to mid (250-500K) size projects. 
  • Represent the agency and the client in a polished and intelligent manner with positive energy. 

 

Requirements

  • Experience in retail/sports/lifestyle is a plus.
  • Has 4-6 years of relevant working experience.

  • Highly proficient in written and spoken Dutch.

  • Problem solver & positive thinker who is able to lead the team forward under pressure, keeping calm under any circumstances.

  • Organisational agility and strong attention to detail.

  • Team player and team leader who is results-oriented, proactive and has a strong work ethic.

  • Flexible and willing to run with work and proactively add ideas and innovation.

  • Self-motivation and energy in taking ownership of client projects.

  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral, and confidence in presenting ideas with impact.

  • A co-operative and proactive approach and work style.

  • Fully aware and up to speed on the latest trends and technologies.

  • Genuine passion for storytelling and creativity inside & outside the industry.

 

Acquisition to this vacancy is not appreciated.