Obai & Hill

Account Manager

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Company Location

Seef, Kingdom of Bahrain

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As a professional and energetic Account Manager you will act as a link between clients and the agency and provide marketing support for the agency. As a suave account liaison you will be responsible for coordinating between the client and other agency staff to carry out project work. You will be expected to liaise closely with our clients throughout the duration of their projects, often on a daily basis to manage administrative and project work, ensuring that this is all completed on time and budget. As our Strategic Planning manager in Corporate Strategy & Development (CSD), you'll assist in the development and execution of Obai and Hill’s long-term growth strategy. You'll conduct project related work, to support senior executives at the Agency. You'll provide research and analytical support on cross-functional special project teams that identify, evaluate and analyze critical strategic priorities and/or strategic problems, and catalyze action against these priorities. In addition, you'll also assist in the identification, due diligence, financial modeling, valuation and execution of business development and related opportunities for Obai and Hill.


  • Account Management Duties and responsibilities:
  • Meeting and liaising with clients to discuss and identify their design/ PR/ Marketing requirements
  • Working with agency colleagues to devise a plan of action that meets the client's brief and budget;
  • Working with colleagues to assist with the formulation of marketing strategies
  • Liaising with, and acting as the link between, the client and agency by maintaining regular contact with both, ensuring that communication flows effectively
  • Negotiating with clients and agency staff about the details of projects
  • Writing client reports
  • Undertaking administration tasks as needed.
  • Arranging and attending meetings.
  • Making 'pitches', along with other agency staff, to try to win new business for the agency
  • Overseeing key projects, processes and performance reports, data and analysis
  • Negotiates contracts with consulting firms to perform research or other applicable studies or support
  • Plans and formulates aspects of research and development proposals such as objective or purpose of project, applications that can be utilized from findings, costs of project, and equipment and human resource requirements
  • Meet with clients to discuss goals, objectives, and needs
  • Identify public relations requirements and possible audiences
  • Kick off campaign
  • Get budgets and ideas approved
  • Brief media, creative, and research staff
  • Formulate marketing strategies
  • Maintain regular contact with both PR staff and clients
  • Negotiate fees and hourly rates
  • Get approval for promotional work
  • Handle budgets and manage campaign costs
  • Invoice clients
  • Write detailed reports
  • Create focus groups
  • Identify new clients
  • Participate in creating and presenting pitches
  • Communicate and build marketing campaigns with business owners
  • Prospect, negotiate and close agreements
  • Sell multi
  • media advertising
  • Create marketing plans
  • Schedule advertisements for publications
  • Ensure revenue goals are met
  • Attend agency related events when required Strategic Planning
  • Duties and responsibilities:
  • Structure problems, develop execution plan and manage process of evaluating each strategic/analytical initiative.
  • Conduct high level creative thinking and strategic visioning.
  • Lead efforts to retrieve, analyze and build financial/economic models to develop strategic insights and evaluate business problems
  • Lead efforts to obtain qualitative insights and integrate with analytical findings to develop insights. Synthesize and effectively communicate findings, and cause the enterprise to act appropriately to capture the value in such findings
  • Communicates and oversee cross functional or company
  • wide initiatives
  • Lead cross
  • functional, global teams for successful project execution with ability to motivate and influence individuals beyond her/his direct field of control
  • Influences executives regarding strategy to achieve business objectives
  • Support key executives in ad
  • hoc requests and strategy communication
  • Gather & analyze data, information, and research (e.g., market data, competitive analysis, advertiser/consumer research, etc.) through quantitative and qualitative mechanisms to make decisions on critical strategic issues
  • Develop financial models and analyses to size the revenue and profit impact of initiatives
  • Produce PowerPoint documents in support of strategy and M&A projects, Board of Directors meetings, etc.
  • Assist with project management and communications including timeline/milestones, deliverables, etc. Creative Content Creator
  • Duties and responsibilities:
  • Create content such as social media messages and press release
  • Accountable for all content marketing initiatives to drive traffic, engagement, leads, that deliver sales and customer retention
  • Participate in planning and strategizing for inbound marketing campaign execution including content, content schedule, platforms and measurements
  • Generate new ideas and opportunities to ensure client success
  • To understand client objectives and contribute to campaign strategy with creative, innovative ideas
  • Presenting creative work to clients for approval or modification
  • Present campaign ideas to client
  • Provide creative branding support

An ideal candidate would be

  • Strong communication and people skills is a must
  • Ability to build good relationships with clients
  • Motivated and willingness to learn
  • Excellent planning and organizing skills
  • Fluency in English; Arabic preferred but not necessary
  • Computer literacy: Microsoft applications (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Achieving assigned sales targets
  • Prospecting and developing new client relationships within a defined geography or market
  • Consulting with clients on business issues and research design
  • Developing innovative proposals and delivering strategic sales presentations
  • Making actionable and insightful recommendations for new products, extensions, or enhancements

But wait, there's more!

Lots of tea and biscuits and a support team that assists with updating on latest shows to watch!

Obai & Hill