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Account Director

Posted 29 January by Agenda Digital & Creative Easy Apply Ended

THE COMPANY:

A marketing organisation that works across print, digital and a range of other online platforms. This company provides a range of support functions to the community and is a well-known, leading domestic brand.

THE ROLE:

A fabulous opportunity has become available at leading UK Marketing Organisation. As an Account Director you will be responsible for revenue generation from a select group of existing clients and new business as well as leading and managing a team. You will have the confidence and experience that enable you to grasp and drive tailored ‘big idea solutions’ to businesses. You will be expected to meet and exceed business revenue targets. In addition you will be an ambassador for the organisation in all commercial situations and seize on opportunities as they may present themselves. Being client focussed and obsessive about their business is a key requirement, thus driving client meetings and interaction to success.

The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining effective relationships with clients and also with a range of internal teams and stakeholders to ensure that client’s requirements are effectively communicated throughout the business. This can be achieved through effective use of CRM systems, so experience in using these will be essential.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENT:

Key Competencies
  • Management skills
  • Second to none sales skills
  • Forecasting and reporting skills
  • Ability to take a creative strategic approach to advertiser’s businesses
  • Have a creative flair for identifying new business opportunities
  • Ability to logically plan strategically across client categories
  • Organised and can achieve deadlines
  • Able to prioritise
  • Excellent communicator & presenter
  • Uses a consultative sales approach
Personal Profile
  • Able to lead by example
  • Confident with a positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Assertive
  • Can perform under pressure
  • Supportive and reliable
  • Ambitious
  • Trustworthy, open and honest
  • Commercially focused
  • Receptive and resilient
  • Adaptable & flexible
  • Drive & determination
Previous Experience

Essential

  • Media Sales Team Management
  • Proven track record of meeting personal and team revenue targets
  • Led and motivated teams to consistently achieve against KPIs
  • Budget setting and forecasting

Desirable

  • Worked in a similar role for an established national media company
  • Existing strong contacts – agency and client direct
  • Demonstrable track record selling integrated campaigns cross portfolio

Reference: 34339896

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