Account Manager Contract for Interior Designers

Adrem Group
England, London
£32000 - £40000 per annum + depending on experience
07 September 2017
06 October 2017
Nicole Wong
Contract Type
Full Time

An architectural interior design studio in London are seeking an Account Manager to join their team for a 1 year maternity cover contract. The studio are known for their award-winning bespoke designs within the hospitality sector. This is a client facing role, and is centred on acquiring, building and managing new and old client relationships. This is a full-time, maternity cover position that would continue to the end of August 2018 with possibility of becoming a permanent member of staff.

Duties include:

  • Meet with clients/potential clients regarding new projects and prepare fee proposals which structure a cohesive stage by stage approach
  • Identify new potential clients and strategically approach them
  • Taking a clear and cohesive brief from client, drawing key information from them regarding the practical and creative elements of projects and creating a briefing document for the client and design team
  • Working with existing fee structures to accurately quote for projects and setting up new fee structures/templates where necessary
  • Setting stage by stage schedules for projects and checking progress of this on a weekly basis
  • Providing the internal team with updated project time lines
  • Assist with new initiatives aimed at profitability and growth
  • Working with the creative director/lead designers to contribute to revision and analysis of presentations
  • Be a point of contact for client teams as well as internal teams
  • Working alongside the company director to make sure client and team issues are dealt with quickly and sensitively

Key skills:

  • Experience of working within a similar role within hospitality/ interior design/architecture
  • Bachelor level degree, preferably in business
  • Excellent communication and client facing skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Organised with the ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Self-motivated and being able to work independently
  • Understanding of design and creative stages
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Expert in Microsoft Office and ability to use InDesign

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