Senior Key Account Manager

East Rand, Gauteng, South Africa

Job Description

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Job Type

Job Title
Senior Key Account Manager

Computer Skills
Google AdWords,Google Analytics,MS Excel,MS PowerPoint

Advertising Services

Ekurhuleni (East Rand)



  • As a Senior Account Manager, you will be required to develop marketing campaigns using
  • social media and digital platforms for company’s high-level clients.
  • Being a varied, expert level role, typical tasks will involve developing, executing, and evaluating online advertising
  • campaigns, supporting the development of other account managers, as well as maintaining
  • and developing client relationships.
  • The candidate should possess a creative drive and be able to articulate and document ideas to the design and marketing teams internally and externally.
  • He/she should have extensive
  • experience in working with a variety of social media and digital platforms and design tools with a solid understanding of good marketing principles.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop, manage, and execute integrated digital advertising campaigns and strategies
  • with the aim of acquiring and retaining customers.
  • Be informed of unique client targets and structure advertising effort to meet and exceed such targets.
  • Manage the implementation, tracking and measurement of online advertising campaigns
  • and marketing activities.
  • Create and manage platform access and codes that enable proper performance tracking
  • for all advertising services.
  • Monitor and track results to ensure they properly feed into designated client systems
  • and/or company lead management systems and/or integrations.
  • Brief and oversee the work of external agencies, such as designers, animators, and printers.
  • Brief and oversee the work of internal agents, such as account assistants, designers, and account support departments.
  • Support and guide the development of account managers, account assistants and advertising interns.
  • Work within a budget and report any overspend or underspend to direct line manager.
  • Report on campaign spend, monies paid over to third-party providers and other campaign
  • expenses as per the procedures put in place to properly track such expense streams.
  • Manage multiple advertising platforms for clients.
  • Create and supplement advertising strategies for clients.
  • Stay abreast the dynamicity of advertising platform changes and developments to the benefit and performance of client Campaigns.
  • Plan and deliver targeted email, marketing, SMS and direct mailing campaigns using a selection of company marketing tools.
  • Ensure that all ad hoc advertising activities have payment safeguards in place, before running such campaign expenses.
  • Seek and manage online advertising opportunities for MDH and its clients.
  • Write, edit and proofread copy for promotional materials for marketing campaigns and advertising elements.
  • Ensure that the organisation’s brand and identity is adhered to in campaigns and in all communication channels.
  • Ensure that the client’s brand and identity is adhered to in campaigns and in all communication channels.
  • Manage the production and distribution of digital marketing assets.
  • Liaise with and manage client work escalated to supporting departments.
  • Organise and attend offline events that contribute to the success of client campaigns.
  • Deliver regular reports of campaign results, including web analysis and the evaluation of client KPI’s and objectives.
  • Maintain regular measurement of ROI on campaigns.
  • Ensure accuracy of marketing materials and provide formal sign-off where necessary.
  • Work closely with the support and technical departments to maintain client CI across their website and brand material.
  • Work closely with the support and technical departments to ensure regular website
  • checks are done for functional lead forms and user experience journeys.
  • Collect and use data to inform new campaigns and respectively evaluate the performance of existing campaigns.
  • Conduct market research and competitor analysis to inform advertising strategy.
  • Identify, evaluate, and improve campaigns to improve campaign effectiveness, ad efficiency and overall quality of service.
  • Manage and develop client relationships, reporting any complaints and/or cancellations
  • via proper internal procedure, to manage overall customer satisfaction.
  • Manage the accounts of clients in their entirety, ensuring quality across all touchpoints.
  • Manage client teams as assigned to each project to ensure quality and performance across all service offerings.
  • Onboard and manage new projects.
  • Maintain certification status on all advertising partners associated with the company.

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Inherent Requirements
  • Matric and relevant qualification
  • Building and Managing Customer relations.
  • Excellent communication skills no matter whether it be email, call or direct communication.
  • Google AdWords and Analytics experience, this included managing campaigns as well as strategizing and optimizing campaigns using data from Analytics.
  • Facebook Advertising experience, including set-up, management and strategizing and optimizing campaigns

What Qualification

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