account coordinator (design project development) in london

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job type
permanent
salary
£ 20,000 per year
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job details

posted
location
london
job category
customer services
job type
permanent
working hours
Full-Time
salary
£ 20,000 per year
reference number
ALt19AC
phone
0207 786 8039

job description

An exciting opportunity for a University Graduate (must have a Degree), ideally with some corporate experience looking to build a career with a global leader in B2B design of corporate commemorative gifts. If you have a passion for working with professional clients, love working in a buzzy environment and have an interest in design this is the perfect role for you. The Account Coordintator will earn a competitive salary of £20,000-£23,000 with bonus. The right candidate will need to be efficient, organised and client service focused.

The Account Coordinator has a vast range of responsibilities within the division including assisting the Account Management team in coverage and helping to grow revenue in the region. The Account Coordinator will help clients negotiate the design process for bespoke marketing items that will tell a story for their brand or commemorate a corporate milestone.

The role will be a blend of sales administration, liaising with internal and external stake holders , research, project coordination with design teams and productions and helping to close projects.

Benefits:

- Located in East London easily accessed by the District or Hammersmith & City Line
- Competitive starting salary for Graduates, £20-23K
- Clear career progression opportunities
- Work with a global leaders in their market
- Gain experience working with professional sectors
- Strong team working environment!

If you share in our values of Client Focus, Better Every Day and Teamwork, then this is the place for you to learn and grow with a talented team of individuals.

What will you do?

Project Management

oProactively work with Account Managers to help coordinate and manage new projects from conception to completion
oSource and coordinate research on miscellaneous project management items
oServe as a liaison between the Sales, Art and AM teams, factories, vendors, shipping carriers and clients
oReview artwork changes & production files for accuracy before approval
oManage third party purchasing & tracking with outside suppliers
oAssist in preparation of billing documentation and process client invoices
oFollow up on production pipeline to ensure timely delivery; proactively address/resolve production issues meeting client expectations
oAssist with project management for ad hoc projects across the vertical team
oPerform other duties as assigned
oHelp management access and drive continuous improvement strategies for the AM team.

Customer Service

oMaintain an understanding of customer service protocol and client-specific procedures required to service existing accounts
oTake over client coverage when AMs are out of the office - step into the role, move projects forward, and maintain all channels of communication
oExhibit exceptional teamwork, conflict resolution and customer service skills
oRepresent the company to clients, vendors, and new contacts in a professional and positive manner

Sales

oCoordinate sales efforts with AMs to achieve departmental goals
oMaintain current product knowledge and help client select products based on existing needs
oExpedite resolution of client issues to ensure client satisfaction meets company standards
oMaintain and develop positive business and client relationships

What type of experience and skills do you have?

*University degree and experience in a Sales Administration, coordination, customer service/client relations environment.
*Unparalleled work ethic - you derive pride from getting things done and done well
*Strong understanding of sales, customer service, and project management; able to manage client expectations effectively
*Keen problem-solving skills; you can work independently, think quickly and take action as needed
*Excellent command of English both written and spoken, with the ability to interact smoothly, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
*Attention to detail, strong organizational skills and capable of dealing with tight deadlines
*Excellent social skills with pleasant personality and professional appearance
*Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Internet browsers


Randstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Why not listen to some of the inspiring stories from our candidates and their one piece of career advice. It's just a few of the thousands of people who have found success in their working lives with Randstad. Visit www.randstad.co.uk/how-i-became to find out what you could become.

skills

accuracy,adaptability,attention to detail,confidence,communication,handle complaints,conflict resolution,customer care,diplomacy,efficiency,multitasking,negotiation,problem solving,timeliness

responsibilities

Support Account Managers with client accounts Project support and sales administration Speak with clients directly when AMs are away Provide excellent customer service

educational requirements

university