Account Manager

Bath

About Dialect We are a full service, digital marketing agency that specialises in the art and science of engagement for tech and gaming audiences. We have creative, media, data and client services teams based in San Francisco, Los Angeles, London and Bath and our clients include Logitech, Nvidia, Blue Microphones, Wizards of the Coast, Glu Mobile, Extreme Networks and Rebellion.

Our principles:

  • We create emotional connections
  • We’re endlessly curious
  • We do what we say we’re going to do
  • We’re part of your team
  • We love to listen
  • We’re the coolest geeks in the room

At Dialect we are always looking to improve and develop our people, processes and products and our team are the instigators of this change. From day one, you are trusted to work with autonomy, but know that you will be supported by a great team. We don’t believe in excessive documentation, but we do encourage unhindered communication between all our team and customers.

Dialect is a genuinely great place to work. We believe in respecting our employees and understand that the way to get the very best work from you is to provide a welcoming, relaxed and friendly environment. Our offices are located in Bath but given the current situation the whole business is working remotely (and has been for the duration of the lockdown). We will have the opportunity to continue to work remotely after this period. Therefore, you will have the option to either work in the office or work remotely. If you work remotely then you will be expected to come into the office at a certain frequency but this can be tailored to your needs and that of your team.

What we’re looking for:

  • At least two years agency experience working in a client services role.
  • Understanding of the creative and or media process within an agency and have managed these projects end to end.
  • Enjoy planning, pitching and winning new business.
  • Fantastic attention to detail, organisational skills and a calm presence to deliver under pressure.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • A good understanding of G:suite (docs, slide, sheets)
  • Passion for video games and online technologies a must.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • You’ll be proactively managing a portfolio of client work, ensuring ongoing performance to agreed KPIs.
  • You’ll liaise directly with colleagues from across the business to ensure the smooth running of campaigns from creative briefings right through to campaign wrap up reports.
  • You’ll work closely with the Strategic Account Leads and the COO to ensure that campaigns and client work are delivered on time, to budget and to the high standard that Dialect expects.

Account Management

  • Every project at Dialect starts with a brief and you’ll be central to creating this brief with our clients.
  • You’ll then work with our creative, data and media teams to ensure timely delivery of our response to this brief.
  • Once the business is won you’ll create a timeline and manage the feedback cycle for creative assets and media plans in line with the campaign dates.
  • When campaigns are underway you’ll work with the data team and the Strategic Lead to monitor the performance of all content and media campaigns to ensure KPIs are met.
  • Alongside members of the Data team, you’ll help provide regular performance reports and insights to the client.
  • The client services team are not expected to create dashboards for clients however, they are expected to ensure that reporting is delivered in a timely and useful manner
  • The client services team must work with the strategic leadership, the creative leadership and the relevant members of the Dialect team to build a reporting narrative driven by insights and recommendations.

Client Communications

  • You’ll liaise directly with our clients and ensure that catch up weekly calls have a clear and defined agenda.
  • You’ll be responsible for noting all actions and outcomes from these weekly calls and clearly communicating tasks and responsibilities to the rest of the business. Meeting notes will be circulated within 24hrs.
  • You’ll work with colleagues from across the business to make sure they are meeting deadlines in line with our client’s expectations.
  • You’ll act as a point of liaison for clients ensuring that they have a clear communication channel into the business and that all queries are dealt with in a timely manner.
  • A member of the client services team should be on all external meetings and critical internal planning sessions.
  • We always respond to clients as promptly as possible.
  • Emails are acknowledged within the hour.
  • Client queries and questions are answered as soon as possible and within 24 hrs at the latest. This doesn’t mean you have an answer per se, but you are in contact and managing expectations
  • Contact reports sent as soon as possible after the meeting and no later than 24 hrs.

Upholding Standards

  • As a team, we’re responsible for the way clients perceive us as an agency. To that end, we must ensure that all work delivered meets our own high standards. It’s our responsibility to flag anything that we believe isn’t being delivered in line with the brief or to client expectations. We must do what we say.
  • We must ensure that all communication with the client is accurate (including spelling and grammar), truthful and transparent.
  • We must ensure that campaign wrap-up reports and ongoing Data Desk dashboards are delivered on time and to the highest standard. If we see missing data or reports this must be flagged immediately.

Key relationships Reports to the Director of Engagement Works closely with Strategy Leads, Creative Leads, COO, Head of Media.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent Salary: £22K - £25K

We would welcome your application, if you tick a range of the above and think you are a good fit for the role please send your CV and covering letter to [ingrid@dialectinc.com]

About Dialect

Dialect is the first ‘content networking’ agency. We use content primarily as an acquisition tool to discover and engage new audiences for global brands by placing and promoting content with major media partners on websites and on their associated social channels. Our clients include the likes of Logitech G, NVIDIA, Google, Amazon, CCP Games and Wizards of the Coast (Dungeons & Dragons).

We are experts in creating genuinely valuable video content. Content that consumers actually get something from. From how-to series, interviews, pre-launch content, teasers and straight-up entertainment, we offer smart, strategic video solutions designed to magnify messaging, community reach and shareability.

Now with offices in San Francisco, London, and Bath, Dialect is at the forefront of media disruption.

To apply, please send your CV to ingrid@dialectinc.com.