Lead Account Planner

Lead Account Planner

JOB PURPOSE

Lead Account Planners at Byte lead on all the work we deliver for specific clients. We don’t believe in siloed teams – content, technology, media and data overlap in all roles at Byte and as a Lead Account Planner, you’ll work across all four disciplines. 

This person will develop the strategy for the brands they lead and oversee day-to-day delivery of that strategy, including managing a team. They will represent Byte to our clients, adding value to relationships beyond organizational skills – we want a mixture of an account manager and a planner, not your typical suit.

Candidates must have experience managing teams and complex campaigns for brands.

KEY  RESPONSIBILITIES 

This role will predominantly be leading on one of our key clients in the music and content streaming space. You will also have the chance to help define and shape the digital strategy for exciting brands.  You will be leading a team that delivers compelling content, innovation and media planning across key markets. 

The role of Lead Account Planner is exciting, varied and constantly evolving. In this role, you will:

  • Lead, line-manage, motivate and inspire your team
  • Develop annual strategies, identifying priorities for the year
  • Oversee, project manage and work with teams to develop brilliant digital content (creative, production)
  • Manage deliverables from across the business (content, technology, media, data)
  • Ensure delivery of work is to the highest possible standard
  • Ensure constant innovation across all deliverables
  • Contribute to our creative process by sharing your ideas and experience
  • Manage budgets for campaigns and always-on activity
  • Manage client budgeting
  • Manage relationships with platforms and partners
  • Present work internally and externally
  • Complete work to deadline and often under pressure

SKILLS AND PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE

Our offering is advanced for the industry, and we rely on great people. To be considered for this role, you will need the skills or experience outlined below.

Essential:

  • Substantial experience in roles involving account management and strategic planning
  • Experience managing complex campaigns (experience in paid social preferred)
  • Experience working on a global brand
  • Confident with both brand and conversion/direct-response campaigns
  • Experience leading, motivating and coaching team members
  • Strong client relationship management skills
  • Brilliant written and verbal English communication skills
  • Advanced problem-solving skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and high attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Strong creative skills
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with clients
  • Ability to react quickly within a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to remain focused under pressure and work under tight deadlines
  • Proficient in working with data

HEALTH, WELLBEING & BENEFITS 

As the business has grown, we have and will continue to evolve the benefits that we offer to our people. Here is a snapshot of some of the perks you can expect. 

  • 15 vacation days, 12 observed public holidays and your birthday off each year
  • Medical, Dental, Vision benefits 
  • HRA and HSA benefits
  • 401(k)
  • Commuter benefit program
  • Flexible working* 
  • Mental Health First Aiders 
  • Events throughout the year to promote health & wellbeing 
  • Training & development opportunities 

*The COVID-19 pandemic has seen nearly everybody move to remote working. Our approach is reviewed and adapted in line with the changing restrictions. When it’s safe to return to the office our flexible working approach will include a hybrid mode of working incorporating remote and in-office working.

OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY & INCLUSION 

Diversity, Equal Opportunity & Inclusion (DEI) are hugely important to us. Our DEI commitments sit at the core of our business and are part of our culture. We’ve always held the belief that being a progressive and innovative business necessitates a diverse team with an inclusive attitude - one cannot exist without the other. 

We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace that seeks to recruit, develop, nurture and retain the most talented people from a range of diverse backgrounds, skills and perspectives. We encourage all applications irrespective of gender, race, sexual orientation, religion, age, nationality, marital status, and disability.

 

Additional information

  • Remote status

    Temporarily remote

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