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Account Manager

Daykin & Storey Ltd / University of Sunderland Graduate Internship Scheme

Jobs E-bulletin issue no: 859/130917 Date job posted: 07 September 2017

The Graduate Internship Scheme is a collaboration between the University of Sunderland, a recent Graduate and a regional SME. The Scheme has been designed to benefit both the Graduate and the company, ensuring that the Graduate takes the first steps on the career ladder whilst the company benefits from the Graduates enthusiasm, expertise and up to date knowledge.

Daykin & Storey ( is a strategic digital marketing agency that transforms the way businesses engage and interact with their customers digitally.

Daykin & Storey off a range of digital platforms and services that enable businesses to differentiate themselves at all stages of the customer journey. They achieve this by helping their clients to articulate their digital vision, and turning that vision into a reality. Their digital strategy, design, development and marketing teams work together to deliver an integrated & connected multi-channel experience.

As an Account Manager, your primary role will be to act as a strategic partner for designated B2B and B2C clients, building strong relationships based on trust and respect. The voice of the client in the office, you seek to understand both their expectations and position within their competitive landscape, all the time looking for ways we can add value and deliver results.
Using an Agile methodology based on Scrum, you will work alongside a Digital Marketing team (typically Digital Marketing Executive and Assistant), Designer and Website Developers to clarify business and marketing objectives, deliver clear results and demonstrate a return for our clients’ investments.

This is a dynamic and challenging role requiring someone with a rare blend of skills, talents and attributes; unparallelled communication skills, cheerfulness, tact, patience, empathy, rigour, attention to detail, more patience and the ability to shield, encourage and chivvy a team, all at the same time. It is a vital role in the ongoing growth and success of our agency.

Location: Gateshead
Type: Contract   initial 12 month fixed term period but it is expected that the position will become a full time role for the right candidate
Basis: Full Time
Salary Details: £20k - £26k per annum depending on experience
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Method of application: Email CV and covering letter
quoting Ref no: 310/LP/ERDF/17

Closing Date: 17 September 2017

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