£25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
about 2 years ago
Do you have a keen interest in the retail, pub, restaurants and café sector?
Do you like building relationships, numerically inquisitive and like creating stories around numbers and figures?
A specialist insights consultancy dedicated to the UK Retail and Foodservice industry is looking for an Account Manager to join their team based in Central London.
They are leaders within their field, providing a breadth of research and insight solutions to the full spectrum of the industry, from High Street retailers, Michelin star restaurant groups to fast food restaurants, coffee chains and bars, pubs and clubs.
You will play a key role in managing the relationship with a wide portfolio of FMCG & retail clients building long term relationships to ensure their research & insight needs are fully met.
Key responsibilities will include:
- Understand the needs of your clients such as their strategy, the markets they operate in and what their needs are to continually add value and drive positive renewal decisions
- Present work face to face to client teams and /or individuals
- Pro-actively set up meetings and workshops with clients, demonstrate the value of the information
- Develop new and innovative ways of presenting information in an impactful and relevant manner
The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills and the ability to interact with senior stakeholders both internally and externally. Strong numerically and have the abiliy to interpret data and turn it into insight to provide the client with new knowledge and expertise.
To be considered for this role, you will ideally have account management / client service experience from an insights agency OR come from a data/research/insight background looking to move into a more client facing role.
Most importantly, you will be hugely passionate about the retail or eating out sector!
This is an excellent opportunity to join a boutique size agency, with lots of responsibility / autonomy and where you'll have the opportunity to become an expert and thought leader within the industry with exposure to some if the UK's leading brands.
As well as a highly competitive basic salary this role provides a range of fantastic benefits, including company bonus scheme, 25 days holiday, a company pension, life assurance and medical insurance.