Commercial Advertising Manager - Travel

Randstad Sales
North West London
£35000 - £50000/annum commission
24 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you interested in joining an award-winning contract publishing agency based north west London? Are you an Commercial Advertising Manager looking manage a team of two+ on an exciting well know brand in the travel sector? If so look no further!

Our client is looking for a Commercial Advertising Manager join their dynamic and outgoing team as the company enters another massive growth spurt! This is an exciting time where career progression and natural development is at the core of their business model!

The successful Commercial Ad Manager will build and develop cross-channel advertising and sponsorship sales for this 24 year old award-winning travel brand and manage a team of 2-3 sales executives!

You will have exceptional communication skills, a top level track record in developing advertising and sponsorship revenues and be a core part of the development of the brand. You will be expected to immerse yourself in the travel industry and attend all the major trade events both in the UK and globally.

There are loads of benefits on offer with this amazing agency/brand:

*Competitive basic salaries in line with experience + commission, and bonuses for extra success
*Childcare voucher scheme
*Cycle to work scheme
*Travel card loan
*1 hour lie in/early finish on your birthday
*4.30pm finish on Fridays
*Summer & Christmas parties, (this year the venues are the Kensington Roof Gardens and the Ivy Club) and there are frequent team nights out as well
*Health package including discounted gym membership
*Continuous training and development

About the role:

*Excellent understanding of all media channel sales including print, digital, events.
*Work with editorial team to implement new initiatives.
*Run commercial client meetings as required.
*Identify, propose and implement commercial elements of new initiatives.
*Ensure time allocations across accounts are achieving account targets and maximising profitability.
*Good understanding of profitability inc. commission structure.
*Regular, accurate forecasting across account(s).
*Set KPIs for junior team members as required including commission structures.
*Ownership of liaison with publishing, production and finance teams as required.
*Take responsibility for the development and management of designated team members.
*Implement new ideas for lead generation and new revenue streams.

Key Attributes:

*Degree educated
*Knowledge of the travel industry
*Five years of media sales experience with some direct people management experience
*Strong communication skills (written and oral)
*Strong work ethic
*Willingness to learn
*Well presented, confident and enthusiastic
*Motivator of self and others
*Innovative / Desire to push things forward
*Organisational skills

Apply today to be considered for this role > successful applicants will be asked to interview immediately and the expected turn around is less then two weeks to offer.

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