Senior Client Executive (New Business)

Senior Client Executive (New Business)

We are SMG, the parent company of three small-medium, fast-growing agencies; Capture, Lobster and Threefold, who each have a unique specialism and an unrivalled client list. Across the group, we have a shared vision and mission to lead connected commerce marketing.

We are looking for a Senior Client Executive to join our newly created SMG New Business function. The New Business team will be a central SMG team, and will comprise of three individuals, each aligned to one of our three agencies, reporting into the SMG Partnerships Development Director. The purpose of the new team is to be the engine of growth for the total SMG business. The team will provide an end-to-end sales function to each agency and make each agency famous for their specialism in the industry through marketing.

This role will specifically be aligned to Threefold.

Some key responsibilities of a Senior Client Executive include:

  • Lead our prospecting & outreach programme to attain meetings with senior stakeholders in retail. Support in the preparation of materials for these meetings and track all activity on our central systems
  • Support in the production of content for any RFPs that we enter
  • Manage our Threefold marketing channels - including the website, LinkedIn & monthly newsletter – and help shape the content that feeds into our marketing
  • Run independent research projects that will enable us to better develop our approach to new business. Example projects include competitor research, market research or target audience analysis.
  • Lead a number of cross agency projects (designed to impact all 3 agencies). Examples include managing SMG’s awards programme, being our technical WIX & SEO specialist, or running our SMG events programme.

We’re looking for:

  • A proven track record of delivering business growth in a fast-paced environment or client-facing experience with a flair for growing accounts (sector experience is highly desirable)
  • A blend of strong commercial acumen (to enable us to deliver against ambitious targets) and creative thinking (to enable us to shape differentiated marketing & content plans)
  • Strong influencing and interpersonal skills and a passion for building commercial relationships
  • A self-starter with a drive to succeed
  • Highly organised with great attention to detail and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • A positive and proactive attitude, as well as a true team player

Threefold act as true shopper media partners to retailers, creating happier shoppers, better brand awareness and brilliant business results. We have partnerships with The Very Group, Co-op, Deliveroo and Signet Jewellers. Our Threefold team’s mission is to use creative thinking and precision planning to manage every part of a retailer’s media estate – boosting both their brands and their bottom line.

What to expect

By joining SMG, you’ll be provided with excellent development opportunities and will be supported and coached by a diverse team of professionals. Our benefits package will also help enhance your life outside of work too, these include, our 20% discretionary bonus scheme, 4pm finish on Fridays, plus many more.

We encourage and welcome employees to ask about the flexibility they need and in return we will always explore what is possible. Our Hybrid Working policy enables our teams to work where best for them, whether that is at home or in one of our office locations, with an expectation that it will be a combination of the two.

SMG are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We are fully committed to providing equality in the workplace and ensure all opportunities for, and during employment, will be afforded to individuals fairly and irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race including colour, ethnic or national origins and nationality, religion or belief or sexual orientation (“the protected characteristics”). We want our organisation to reflect the diversity of our communities and we welcome applications from people from all backgrounds. 

Interested? Apply today and we will be in touch if your application is suitable for the opening. We would like you to perform at your best so if you require any adjustments to support you through your application, let us know.

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Our benefits

We offer a range of benefits, as well as awesome colleagues, engaging work, and the opportunity to help us build three award-winning agencies - here's just a few...

  • Friyays!

    3pm beer o'clock and 4pm finishes every Friday to kickstart your weekend off right!

  • Hybrid working

    More important now than ever! We understand that life is not all about us - we like to flex around you too.

  • Training & development

    We have a dedicated UniHub of training programmes, plus credits towards a course of your choice.

  • We give back

    A team dedicated to making sure we find the time out to help others.

  • Bonus scheme

    A 20% discretionary bonus scheme.

  • Season ticket & deposit loan scheme

    Need a little assistance getting a deposit together for your new flat? We can help with that.

Life at SMG

Our workplace culture is super important to us and we have a team dedicated to making SMG a great place to work. Whether it's Wellbeing Wednesday, a virtual quiz, or giving back to our charity partner The Trussell Trust, there is always something going on here at SMG. 

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