Account Manager

  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: Dependent on experience
  • Closing date:

Ride Shotgun is a bit different. Not only are we one of the fastest-growing strategic brand, activation and production agencies in the UK, but we think big, go big creatively and deliver big in production to deliver fully joined-up brand journeys for clients of all shapes and sizes.

We are looking for an experienced Account Manager who is comfortable working with big brands. You’ll be commercially driven with a focus on the key details as much as the big picture, and you’ll always be looking for new opportunities with existing and new clients.

You’ll back all that up with a solid understanding of branding and marketing, and a passion for inspiring great creative and how it can help your clients unlock their challenges. You’ll also be able to write a killer brief to inspire our talented studio team.

The role

  • To maintain excellent relationships with our clients and effectively manage their work through our business.
  • To take responsibility for managing client accounts and delivering projects, ensuring all relevant client and agency targets are met.
  • To look for and pursue opportunities for further work within the accounts for which you are responsible and ensure that we maintain and maximise a healthy level of profitability on all work we do.
  • To work with junior members of the Client Services team, providing guidance and driving best practices in agency procedures and ways of working.

Requirements

  • Solid agency experience is essential
  • 2+ years as an Account Manager with strong brand and marketing experience.
  • Confident communication is essential to present work to clients and team members
  • The flexibility to work with a wide range of sectors in both B2B and B2C
  • Attention to detail and the urge to drive projects forward essential

LOCATION AND WORKING HOURS

Based in Leeds, you will be working from the Kirkstall office, 9am-5:30pm, Monday to Friday.

WHAT KIND OF PERSON ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

We expect all our team members to share the same behaviour and culture code as Ride Shotgun, check them out below!

WE MAKE IT HAPPEN

  • We own it – we want to feel proud of the work we do every day. So, we step up, we crack on and we take responsibility. And when we do that, our infectious and genuine passion for our work shines through.
  • We are on it – “that’ll do”, won’t do. We expect a lot more of ourselves and each other. As a result we’re a proactive, driven bunch with a “can do” attitude, who love nothing more than spotting a problem and sorting it.

WE RIDE AS ONE

  • No drama – we’re all in this together. We look out for, and after, each other. No questions asked. We understand each other and respect each other. We work brilliantly together. No drama. No egos. Nobody being a dick. I’ve got your back, you’ve got mine.
  • Know-how – we work as one team, recognising and respecting each other’s skills and capabilities. We trust each other and we know there’s always someone in the team that will know the answer. It’s in our nature to collaborate because we know that when we work together, amazing things happen.

QUESTION EVERYTHING

  • Be curious and creative – curiosity is our superpower. It drives us to dig deeper. To look at challenges from every angle using left and right brain thinking. Leave no stone unturned. There might be an idea or insight under it.
  • Have guts and glory – we’re fearless in challenging the accepted norms. Brave enough to do things differently. To take risks and try new things. And if that means challenging clients, ourselves and each other…So be it.

WHAT DO WE OFFER?

The opportunity to make a real impact and be instrumental in shaping the future of a new, ambitious, and exciting agency. Based in Leeds, you’ll work with some of the world’s best brands and the region’s best talent to produce award winning creative work.

In addition, we offer a competitive salary and additional benefits including:

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays.
  • Your birthday off.
  • Additional holidays through salary sacrifice.
  • Enhanced paid sick leave.
  • Cycle to work and Tech & Home schemes.
  • Private Health care – with access to 24 hr support on a variety of topics, fast access to GP services and much more!
  • Gym discounts.
  • Personal accident/accidental death cover.
  • Profit share scheme.
  • Discounts portal with access to thousands of retailers.
  • Refer a friend or client scheme.
  • Regular social events – including a weekly pub quiz, monthly team lunches and the BIG summer and Christmas parties!

DOES THIS SOUND GOOD TO YOU?

Applicants should be within commuting distance of our Leeds office. Please apply to futureriders@rideshotgun.co.uk attaching your CV and cover letter.

No agencies please.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES STATEMENT

Ride Shotgun is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment. All job applicants will receive equal treatment regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation (Protected Characteristics).