Account Manager

Recruiter
Tribepost Ltd
Location
West London
Salary
£24k-£28k DOE + unlimited commission
Posted
15 Apr 2017
Closes
15 May 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Account Manager

Location: London
Salary: £24k-£28k DOE + unlimited commission
Contract: Full time, Permanent

Our client is an award-winning media agency with a focus on data driven media. Based in the heart of London's West End, we are a young dynamic team of driven individuals who take pride in our work. We invest in the best people, to produce the best work for our clients. The company is independently owned, with all directors involved in the day to day running of the business. The team are young, fun and not afraid of hard-work and over-delivering on client expectations - and you'll need to be part of this ethos.

You will be joining an agency with the UK's biggest third party email/insert/direct mail portfolio which includes Mothercare, JD Sports, Cotton Traders and The Entertainer. You will be responsible for managing our relationships with agencies and direct clients as well as targeting new business and helping to deliver new and innovative media propositions across the department. You will also be working closely with the internal planning team to support and help grow business with Medialab's planning clients. Above all, you'll need a genuine passion for the opportunity and a burning desire to succeed.

Key Responsibilities of an Account Manager Include:

* Maximise revenue through existing and new business.
* Liaise with media owners and suppliers, building valuable relationships and sourcing new opportunities for clients.
* Develop knowledge of available media channels, specific opportunities and their nuances.
* Work closely with the Head of Media Sales to consistently achieve and exceed revenue goals.
* Learn, understand and update internal order management software to assist with new business.
* Build a large pipeline of leads, pursue them and close deals.
* Accurate and timely invoicing.
* Attend relevant industry networking events.
* Ensure that our clients receive the highest level of sales and operational customer service.

Our Ideal Candidate:

* A minimum of 2 years' experience within a media sales environment.
* Adept at juggling multiple projects for our list owners and agencies.
* Understanding of multiple third party marketing channels.
* Strong understanding of Microsoft Excel, a must. Working knowledge of PowerPoint and other Microsoft Office programs.
* Self-starter with entrepreneurial spirit.
* Contacts within the industry.

Personal Attributes:

* Highly organised with strong attention to detail.
* Confident and assertive in social environments.
* Genuine team player, prepared to lead by example.
* Good listener, articulate, persuasive, patient and resourceful.
* Quick learner, pro-active mindset, resourceful and able to think for yourself.
* Positive attitude.
* Logical thinker with the entrepreneurial eye to innovate and launch new projects based on sound reasoning.

If you feel you satisfy the above requirements and would like to be part of this professional, fast paced working environment click on "APPLY" and forward your CV for consideration in the first instance!