Key Account Manager (Advertising & Media Solutions)

Choice Consultants
Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria
14 Jul 2017
13 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Exciting new opportunity for Key Account Manager to cover the area of South Cumbria selling advertising and media opportunities for a leading media company

Kendal, Windermere, Barrow, South Lakes, Ambleside, Ulverston, Keswick

The Client

Our client is a leading media operation with a range of propositions across print, online events and broadcast media. They provide customers from SMEs to PLCs with innovative advertising solutions that increase their client’s sales, providing marketing and information through a powerful media based solution. They are at the cutting edge of media innovation and due to development of their portfolio currently require a Key Account Manager to sell their range of advertising opportunities.

The Role

Based in South Cumbria you will be responsible for selling a full range of advertising and sponsorship solutions and opportunities to a mix of new and existing key customers in Cumbria. The role will involve identifying, pursuing and securing new business opportunities as well as managing a range of existing customers across a range of sectors. Sectors could include retail, Health and beauty, home improvements, entertainment, leisure and travel. You will be responsible for generating appointments, thereafter, selling face to face to key decision makers presenting bespoke creative presentations to a range of customers. Your role will involve building and maintaining relationships with key decision makers with a number of their larger clients, ensuring that the relationship is nurtured and grown. Working to targets and deadlines will have the support and back up of strong case studies, metrics and marketing information, marketing support and sales leads. You will be responsible for maintaining an understanding of your market and competitor products.

The Candidate

To apply you will require either tele or field advertising sales experience from any media sector (i.e outdoor, online, radio, newspaper, magazine, directories, digital etc).

Alternatively you will require a demonstrable track record of achievement in any sales based business to business or business product or service such as office furniture, office supplies, franking machines, IT equipment, IT products, training, telecoms, financial products, digital print services or a background in recruitment consultancy.

You will an understanding of media and marketing and looking to pursue a career in the lucrative world of advertising sales.

You will have a solid track record of developing new business and managing existing accounts. You will be an articulate self-starter with a proactive and creative approach. You will have the ability to negotiate deals and strive to continue this market leading brand’s impressive success.

The Package

In return you will be given the opportunity to work for the market leader in their sector in a fun team environment at an exciting time in their development.

You will be given full training, support, career opportunities and back up associated with a with a leading media player.

Basic salary to £25K + bonus (OTE £30K) + Car + other benefits associated with a leading media player


About Choice Consultants

Choice Consultants are a specialist Media Sales Recruitment Consultancy established in 1999, we now hold preferred supplier status for the majority of media players in Scotland. As Scotland’s leading Advertising and Media Sales Recruitment Consultancy we recruit for advertising and media sales personnel at all levels for a range of international, national and local media organisations.

Our clients include top,

- Radio stations

- Magazine publishers

- Online/Digital Media brands

- New Media companies

-Internet Marketing & Web Design companies

- Experiential/Guerrilla Marketing companies

- Outdoor Advertising organisations

- Directory publishers

- Newspaper publishers

- Exhibition and Events companies

- Media brokers

- Television broadcasters

- Contract publishing houses

Whether you are looking to break into a rewarding career in Media sales, looking for a move into Management, or simply a new challenge we offer opportunities throughout Scotland through our unique and unrivalled network of Advertising contacts. To apply for this role click the apply button or find out more about other opportunities selling media space call Choice Consultants, email or visit our website.