Future Recruitment Ltd

Print Account Executive

£Competitive Depending on Experience
14 Jan 2019
13 Feb 2019
Clare Devlin
Full Time
Contract Type

£Competitive Depending on Experience + 25 Days Holiday + Pension

Our client offers a full print managed solution to their clients from consultation and design, to the end product. Due to continuing growth, they are looking to hire a customer-orientated individual with a minimum of 3 years' experience, ideally within the Print industry / Print Management sector, to take on the role of Print Account Executive.
You should have a good technical knowledge of commercial Litho and Digital printing and finishing (folding, various binding methods, embellishing finishes such as laminating, spot UV, foiling, embossing and debossing techniques). You'll have experience in a similar role and would ideally have some shop floor production experience.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Discussion with customers regarding the specification, production methods, artwork requirements, production scheduling and price for future work and work in progress
  • Receive quote requests from the customer and provide accurate and detailed responses within the target response time
  • Proactively work to develop and grow your customer accounts through obtaining a thorough understanding of your customers' needs and ensuring they are met, including those detailed within the SLA
  • From an estimate, purchase order received and artwork supplied, create detailed production information to the requirements of our suppliers, dealing with any production issues prior to passing on artwork ensuring the work can be produced effectively
  • Strive to maximise the customers budget / company profit through identifying the most efficient production methods and smart negotiation with the chosen supplier
  • Produce detailed estimates based on specifications supplied by the sales team or directly from the customer
  • Support the sales and creative teams to find the best solution to meet customer requirements
  • Liaise with suppliers throughout the production process
  • Obtain estimates from suppliers
  • Purchasing materials and services from suppliers
  • Booking work with suppliers and providing suitably detailed purchase orders for work placed
  • Liaise with couriers and suppliers to ensure delivery and collection of work, to and from the supplier
  • Obtain the delivery information and delivery instructions from the customer
  • Attending the daily production meeting
  • Respond to customer and supplier queries in a timely and effective manner
  • Confirm, monitor and chase orders to ensure all work is delivered within schedule, budget and quality standards
  • Manage call-offs to ensure delivery as requested
  • Help ensure that customers stock stored and produced and is pro-actively monitored and that stock levels are maintained to a sufficient quantity to meet the agreed customers' requirements
  • Make arrangements for customers to receive specified reports as and when required

Ref: PT2413

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