Media Executive

Recruiter
Shape Media
Location
Manchester
Salary
£18000 - £18500/annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is one of the leading media owners in the UK. They are seeking a confident, ambitious, media focused candidate to join their Manchester regional office in an entry level support role that will provide solid foundations to develop a successful career in the company.

The Media Executive will work closely with the Account Managers and their clients, and be involved with all aspects of the advertising sales process, while managing multiple tasks effectively to ensure delivery of team and business goals.

The core role responsibilities will involve:

Supporting the Sales Process
- Assist the Account Managers to build client relationships, answer client briefs, run site availability requests, apply audience research and post-delivery information
- Contribute to the development of account plans and Salesforce to help maximise opportunities and continually monitor them to ensure their accuracy
- Support Account Managers in offering a seamless service from initial client enquiry through to conversion maintaining control of the sales process throughout
- Identify new revenue opportunities to grow incremental revenue and revenue share across aligned clients
- Follow complete sales process including running of all availabilities and options, responding to briefs or requests with template presentations, solutions and offers
- Represent the team where appropriate on internal projects, presentations and meetings, as directed

Development
- Gain an in-depth working knowledge of the company's planning and insight tools, and utilise these tools where appropriate on briefs
- Ensure understanding of the Sales and Marketing proposition of all products
- Participate in ad hoc projects as directed by directors

Team Work
- Help plan campaigns alongside the aligned Account Managers by utilising planning tools and Insight and Marketing resource
- Maintain and build positive working relationships with all team members, participate in team sessions and ensure consistent and flexible contribution to the delivery of team and business goals
- Work closely with the team to identify and implement new ideas for creation of new revenue opportunities.

Skills/Experience required:
- Graduate calibre
- Excellent interpersonal skills - comfortable communicating with all people
- Confident in delivering proposals and presentations - competent using Excel and Powerpoint etc..
- Strong team player, working towards a common goal
- Good problem solving ability, with a keen eye for process improvement
- Attention to detail and great organisational skills
- Ability to juggle priorities and manage multiple tasks effectively
- Keen interest to pursue a career in media

Benefits:
- Annual Salary £18,000 - £18,500 gross
- Quarterly targeted Group Bonus Scheme
- 25 days annual leave and more