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Contraband is Hiring!

Junior Account Manager – Oxford Circus, London

Contraband Entertainment is an Entertainment and Talent Agency based in the heart of the West End. We supply top class entertainment solutions for all events including corporate, public, private and marketing campaigns. We can provide anything from internationally recognised talent through to circus acts and everything in between – If the Client wants it, we source it!!

We are looking for a Junior Account Manager to join our team for three months with the potential to extend.

Skills needed for the Junior Account Manager job role:

  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Ability to independently manage your own workload
  • Creative mindset
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Attention to detail

Requirements:

  • Experience in sales and/or the events industry
  • Account management or client relationship experience
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Ability to work independently towards sales targets
  • Ability to manage multiple projects
  • Be confident in managing your own workload and set your own deadlines
  • Develop positive relationships and handle customers’ needs
  • Ability to prioritise among competing tasks

Responsibilities:

  • Be the primary point of contact and build long-term relationships with new and existing clients
  • Communicate with clients through email, phone and face to face
  • Develop a trusted relationship with key clients
  • Responsible for keeping current clients satisfied and delivering exceptional client service on a day-to-day basis
  • Responsible for working with the Sales team on general admin jobs
  • Achieving sales targets
  • Building new business relationships and sourcing new clients

The successful candidate will, also:

  • Have an excellent command of written and spoken English
  • Have a passion for the entertainment and performance industry
  • Be completely computer astute in Microsoft Office
  • Be currently residing in the UK

Salary: Up to £25K p.a. (depending on experience)
Working Hours: Monday to Friday 9 am – 5.30 pm
Office Location: Oxford Circus, London