B3 Designers Recruits - New Business & Account Manager

06-07-2022

B3 Designers is a dynamic design studio based in London. We strive to create designs that have a positive impact on people and places. Our team, consisting of multi-disciplinary designers, interior architects, graphic, branding and illustration designers, and marketing and finance specialists, are focussed on delivering stunning, functional, profitable restaurants, bars, cafes, hotels, and office spaces.

This is a client facing account manager and new business development role, centred on acquiring, building, and managing client relationships and managing new project accounts as a client liaison. Integral aspects of the role include working with clients as well as the Design Team to define the working process for a project, ensuring that deliverables are met effectively.

 

Experience and Skills:

  • Helpful to have experience of working within a similar role within hospitality/ interior design or architecture
  • excellent client facing skills
  • an excellent communicator
  • strong negotiation skills
  • commercially astute
  • organised with the ability to remain calm under pressure
  • being self-motivated and being able to work independently
  • understanding of design and creative stages
  • excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • excellent Microsoft Office
  • Helpful to know InDesign and the Adobe Creative Suite, training can be given

Key accountabilities:

  • meet with Clients/Potential clients regarding new projects and prepare fee proposals which structure a cohesive stage by stage approach, ensuring clients’ needs are met and the design team understands brief and deliverables
  • identify new potential clients and strategically approach them, we will have team brainstorming meeting to establish who to approach
  • taking a clear and cohesive brief from client, drawing key information from them regarding the practical and creative elements of projects and creating a briefing document for the client and design team
  • working with existing fee structures to accurately quote for projects and setting up new fee structures/templates where necessary, Director and Accounts team will help guide in early stages
  • assist with new initiatives aimed at profitability and growth
  • must have excellent writing skills to compile client briefs as well as structure clear emails regarding project status
  • Ability to also take on writing and research activities including creative tasks for project collaboration would be beneficial but not essential
  • working with the creative director/lead designers you will contribute to revision and analysis of presentations to ensure they are in line with brief and deliverables
  • be a point of contact for client teams as well as internal teams
  • build strong relationships with design team, engaging them so that they are motivated to deliver high quality results and have a clear understanding of the stage-by-stage deliverables for each project.
  • work alongside the company director to make sure client and team issues are dealt with quickly and sensitively

Other requirements:

Standard working hours are 9am – 6pm, Monday to Friday. However, you are expected to work longer hours when required. We can discuss a flexible work at home policy following the pandemic.

Work is based at the London office; however you may be expected to travel throughout the UK and internationally for client meetings

Qualifications:

  • a minimum Bachelor level degree, preferably in Business
  • we will consider candidates with minimum 3-5 years experience. Please state number of years experience in brief cover letter.
  • experience in interiors/branding/architecture is preferred
  • working knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office

About the position:

  • This is a full-time permanent position; we are looking for the successful candidate to start working with us as soon as possible.

To apply:

  • Please email your CV and brief cover letter to kelly@b3designers.co.uk. Please ensure the subject title says ‘New Business and Account Manager’. Please include your salary expectations in your cover letter.