Senior Account Manager (Wine Jobs: Sales & Marketing)

Full Time

  J. Walter Thompson London

  London, England


We are brand makers who have been pioneering and innovating for our clients since 1864. We are a fully integrated creative agency who are continuously evolving our offer and our talent and team - with a firm belief that diversity of talent delivers diversity of thought. 

Our four values of Courage, Curiosity, Capability and Collaboration underpin everything we do. 
We are privileged to partner an unprecedented group of clients and household brands both local and global, including: HSBC, Canon, KITKAT, Kenco, Ribena, Nespresso, Rolex, WWF, Kelloggs, Avon, Treasury Wine Estates and Intercontinental Hotel Group. 

The Role

We are on the hunt for an experienced Senior Account Manager (with a genuine passion for chocolate) to work on one of our famous FMCG accounts and to be part of one of the most vibrant teams within our agency.

Though this is an integrated account, there is a strong focus on Digital campaigns and so your experience would be especially useful.

The account is fast paced, varied and exciting and we are looking for someone who is energetic, strategic, creative and passionate about the advertising industry.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Running your own projects with autonomy and trust.
  • Communicating ideas and presenting creative work confidently.
  • Building great relationships with clients and becoming a trusted and safe pair of hands
  • Managing internal agency relationships in order to get things done in the most time and cost efficient way for your client.
  • Leading core deliverables such as Social Media content, quarterly client reviews and status meetings with oversight from the Account Director
  • Communicating ideas and presenting creative work confidently and clearly to high profile clients
  • Produce all standard account management documentation quickly and efficiently (e.g. contact reports, status reports and timelines
  • Managing internal agency relationships, e.g. creatives and project management, and collaborating in order to get things done in the most time and cost efficient way for your client
  • Managing and liaising with external partners such as media agencies, social platforms and production companies – to establish key collaborative relationships.
  • Building relationships with other JWT offices working on pan-regional activities
  • Co-ordinating and supporting on pan-regional presentations and calls
  • Working closely with the wider integrated team ensuring seamless integration for the overall campaign development
  • Being proactive to pre-empt what needs to happen and be one step ahead
  • Driving and nurturing a creative and innovative approach to digital on the brand and within the agency 


  • An Account Manager with demonstrated experience witin a creative advertising agency environment.
  • A strategic thinker who has experience working on big brands. You have intelligent opinions and can produce output that moves the thinking on quickly and smartly, collaborating and building partnerships with the planning team. You have a strong understanding of creative work in order to guide teams towards the kinds of solutions that are going to meet business challenges.
  • The ability to deal with client demands and turn them around quickly, whilst maintaining a clear vision of what is a big strategic and creative opportunity for good work.
  • A team player is essential, as you will be working collaboratively across a large account team as well as with multiple departments.
  • You have high standards of work and incredible attention to detail.
  • You have a point of view on what good creative work looks like.
  • You are passionate about creativity.
  • You are curious, collaborative and brave.
  • You’ll be super organised, able to juggle multiple tasks and remain cool, calm and collected under pressure.
  • As well as perfect Account handling process, you will need to be technically knowledgeable, able to think strategically, know the ‘right thing to do’ for the brand and agency. You can express opinions and can produce output that moves the thinking on quickly and smartly – proactively working with social, tech, creative and planning teams.
  • Last, but certainly now least, you play your part to make JWT an exciting and vibrant place to work.

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