Account Executive - Publishing - Canary Wharf

Quay People
London (East)
18 May 2019
21 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Fantastic opportunity to join the talented team within this truly influential and iconic brand, based in the heart of Canary Wharf.

Working within an ever changing and vibrant environment, now in particular, it could not be a better time to join.

Key purpose of the role

  • To drive revenues across all areas of the business that you are responsible for

  • Deliver sales messages effectively to Advertisers and Agencies

  • To collaborate with and support all areas of our business to drive revenues and profitability

  • Recommend and implement best practice in running of Advertiser and Agency portfolio

  • Maximise accuracy and minimise administrative errors within day to day running of Agency portfolio.

  • Ensure a good reputation and profile of the company within the UK media marketplace


  • Own day to day relationship with Agencies within portfolio

  • Develop and retain revenue­ influencing relationships with customers, both existing and new

  • Implement quarterly Business Plans for Advertisers and Agencies within portfolio, which have been designed alongside Group Head and Group Account Director

  • Partner with other Account Executives across sales hubs to ensure consistency of approach and building of team spirit.

  • Build strong working relationships with Operations, Trading, Finance and other teams within the organisation.

  • Take responsibility for own personal development, including building of PDP and attendance of Power Hours

  • Represent the organisation positively within the wider business

Required knowledge, skills and behaviours

  • Highly numerate and a clear commercial thinker, able to identify and maximise revenue opportunities and report performance accurately

  • Organised and efficient

  • Ability to build relationships across agency planning/buying teams over the phone

  • A strong communicator with good writing and conversation skills

  • High­ impact, engaging personality with the energy to effect change and influence outcomes

  • Effective operator, gets things done well and with good pace

  • An advocate of our culture, personifying company principles and behaviours including Collaboration, Imagination, Determination, Excellence & Professionalism.

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