Account Manager - Agency Team (German Speaking) - Brighton

Customer Success Brighton, England


Description

As an Agency Account Manager you will have overall responsibility for managing and growing Agency business across a diverse set of Agencies, primarily within a Major Holding company.

Your role is to build and maintain healthy relationships within your assigned accounts that enable you to drive strong product adoption, exceed business/campaign objectives and identify and sell-in intelligent commercial solutions, resulting in new and increased subscription revenue, whilst maintaining Brandwatch’s positive reputation. Key to this role is the ability to articulate value, inspire and sell the future of Brandwatch.

The role will require you to work closely with multiple Brandwatch teams including Sales Development, Enterprise Sales, Customer Success, Marketing, Professional Services, Product Development and international teams and you will need to be a proactive and positive member with those teams.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience working with, selling to and managing agency expectations.

Responsibilities

  • Develop a trusted advisor relationship with customer executive sponsors, such that all activities are closely aligned with the customer's business case and strategy, allowing the full potential of the Brandwatch solution to be realized

  • Establish and oversee the customer's adoption, training and development of best practices to continually drive incremental value and return on the customer's investment

  • Manage account renewals for your customer base, collaborating with group managers on quarterly business reviews, retention strategy and upsell initiatives

  • Identify opportunities for expanded use of the platform and integration into the accounts business process

  • Identify and escalate key customer product related requirements and manage customer expectations on an ongoing basis

  • Facilitate the development of a community of like-minded Brandwatch customers, routinely sharing best practices and leveraging lessons learned

  • Update CRM and billing system records for customer accounts and opportunities

  • Enable and assist product support to best address customer’s technical issues

  • Serve as a coach and trusted advisor to Brandwatch customers

Requirements

  • 4+ years relevant work experience in a customer facing role

  • Excellent customer facing presentation, written, and oral communication skills

  • Advanced understanding of social media networks and social monitoring tools

  • The ability to multi-task and troubleshoot under pressure

  • An ability to be astute, strategic, intelligent, and insightful

  • Drive to work autonomously and proactively

  • Willingness to travel monthly for customer meetings

  • BA/BS degree

  • Able to write, read, and speak fluently in English and German

Icing on the cake

  • Experience working with (or for) a social media monitoring provider

  • Experience working with (or for) an agency

  • Background in a digital marketing agency or SaaS vendor

  • Demonstrable knowledge of marketing principles and best practices

  • Familiarity with Boolean logic and data analytics

  • Experience working with CRM and/or ticketing systems, such as Salesforce, Zendesk, Zuora, and JIRA

Success will be measured on

  • Retention of your shared base customers’ revenue

  • Revenue growth of all customer accounts

  • Your customers’ satisfaction levels

What we offer:

Benefits: We offer a range of benefits including; bike to work scheme, pension contribution, childcare vouchers and discounted gym memberships.

Culture:  Brandwatch is a place where the lines between work and fun are blurred. As a growing international company, with 6 offices across the globe, communication is key to ensure everyone’s voices are heard, and helps us maintain our flat structure. We listen and learn. We develop our staff. We care about everything, and above all we support each other.

Working for Brandwatch: Brandwatch Brighton is where it all began. We can be found in the vibrant North Laine in our brand new refurbished offices. Whilst we don’t believe in stereotypes, we do host yoga classes and Juice Mondays. We have cupboards bursting with snacks, a well stocked drinks fridge, monthly company lunches, flexible working spaces and if you’re lucky we'll even treat you to an ice-cream on the beach and you can enjoy one of our weekly massages right from the office.

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