Overview

Our client is a medium-sized brand design company ranked in the top 10 in the UK and they now need a Finnish speaking Marketing Graduate to manage their Finnish clients and help build on the success of their Nordic offering – this is an ideal opportunity for a recent graduate.

You will be supporting the Finnish clients of the Client Services team.

This is a brilliant opportunity for a Finnish speaking marketing account manager to develop their understanding of the design process, from strategy to delivery, your branding, and commercial knowledge and to work on some great brands in Finland, the UK, and the rest of Europe.

Purpose of Role
 To support the Account Directors and Account Managers
 To learn to manage small-medium Finnish speaking marketing projects on your own from strategy to implementation
Main Clients
FMCG food and drinks companies in Finland and the rest of Europe

Main Job Responsibilities
Client relationship
 Support Account Directors and Account Managers on large accounts, building your knowledge of client
business
 Manage day-to-day liaison with client
 Read the media for topics/brands ascribed to you

Financial Management
 Entry of financial information in the project management system (including creating job numbers, estimates,
POs etc)
 Update financial trackers / budget summaries / forecast
 Create estimates for projects and phases of work
 Deal with invoicing

Project Management
 Participate in scheduling meetings and resource work for Finnish clients
 Prepare status reports, timings and project trackers
 Collate all technical information such as cutter guides, ingredients list…
 Set up and organise meetings
 Participate in briefing designers and design reviews as well as production meetings
 In collaboration with the Implementation Manager, manage the implementation phase and production phases of your projects including liaising with printers, repro houses etc.

Briefs and proposals
 Prepare materials for briefs and proposals for Finnish clients
 Write inspirational briefs

 Write project workplans

Business Development
 Provide support for Finnish speaking marketing pitches and business development presentations for Finnish clients
 In collaboration with designers, create case studies for your projects
 Contribute to and implement client development plans (with AD support)

Skills and Competencies

Native level Finnish speaking https://www.nordicjobboard.com/job/nordic-account-manager/Marketing /design background

Marketing agency experience and/or relevant degree.
 A personable team player
 Excellent Finnish speaking communication skills
 Organised, well prepared and ability to keep calm under pressure
 A positive thinker with a responsive, ‘can do’ and optimistic attitude
 Numerate, attention to detail
 Committed, enthusiastic, passionate

Salary and benefits
 £26,000 to £28,000 depending on experience
 Company mobile phone
 Free breakfast every day (when in the office)
 Ride to work scheme
 Company pension where company contributes 3% of your qualifying earnings
 Free membership to Medicash – a medical cash plan that provides cashback towards every day health bills
as well as free counselling and a range of other discounts
 25 days holiday
 Hours of work: 9-5:30 Monday to Thursday – 9 to 5 on Fridays
 Flexible working pattern – Monday and Friday flexible and Wed to Thursday in the office

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