Account Manager

Job description

We are looking for an account manager to take a key role in managing several top tier clients.

Account management support is required as our team continues to grow and we’re looking for someone to be a key part of the agency as we continue on our growth path. This role will be across a portfolio of key clients from different sectors.

But, mindset is the most important thing. There are 5 behaviours that sit underneath ‘Boundless’ and everyone in the company must exhibit them:

HUSTLE
We’re building a great agency from the ground up. So we pitch smarter, we hunt harder, and we make things happen.

SCARE YOURSELF
If you feel a bit uncomfortable, think it might not be possible, or worry you might have gone too far, you’re in the right place.

NO VIEW, NO SEAT
Everyone is expected to bring an informed point of view, every time.

EVERYONE SWEEPS THE FLOOR
No egos. No problem.

COLLABORATE OR DIE
Creativity is our lifeblood, and it happens in collectives. We’re not possessive about our disciplines or ideas.

The Package

Salary up to £30k depending upon experience.

Package includes private health insurance and employer pension contributions.

The Agency

The Gate

In 2017, a new management team joined The Gate to transform the agency into being the best agency in the UK at blending creative and media thinking. This was recognised in 2018 when the agency won ‘Best Small Agency of the Year’ at the Oystercatchers awards.

This was testament to not only of the agency transformation, but the vast array of new business wins ranging from the creative and media planning assignment for The Electoral Commission (beating MullenLowe and MEC) to a portfolio of Church & Dwight brands (Arm & Hammer, Pearl Drops etc) as well as a full-service offering for The Canal & River Trust as well as Organix (delivering a brand new positioning and campaign that’s being rolled out across Europe!).

The leadership team are involved in the day to day running of the agency and comprises of Jamie Elliott previously CEO of MullenLowe, Beri Cheetham previously ECD of Leo Burnett and Kit Altin previously Head of Innovation and a Global Planning Director at Leo Burnett. The Chairman of The Gate is Tim Lindsay (CEO of D&AD).

The Gate is part of MSQ Partners, the fastest growing independent group in the UK. The focus is on delivering blended creative and media thinking. The Gate offers creative, strategy, media planning and media buying and frequently pulls in CRM, social, PR, specialist digital skills from its’ MSQ Partners who are located in the same space on Tottenham Court Road.

Our culture is incredibly important and we describe it as ‘Boundless’. When you take away boundaries, exciting things happen. Open plan, open-minded and free from age-old rules and ‘no can do’s. We’re nimble, independent and offer formidable creativity, with boundless enthusiasm. So boundless, in fact, that if you pop in you’ll find our Creative, Strategy, CRM, PR, Digital and Media teams working along side one another. An idea unbound by discipline is a very powerful one indeed.