Account Manager - Media Company - London
Salary £31K +monthly /annual bonus + pension and Healthcare plan
Candidates must have media and buyer experience preferably working for a media or PR company to qualify to go forward.
The company are extremely good at keep their clients happy allowing them to develop long and fruitful relationships. The majority of their billings last year were for clients who they have worked with for over 5 years.
Their account handlers are experienced in all disciplines and operate over all types of media and that ensures that a client gets the integrated campaign that they need.
They have digital specialists in each of their regional offices allowing clients face to face access to the expert handling their campaign.
Job Description and role
To act as an `ambassador` for the media company both internally and externally.
Maintenance of specific client accounts, including making meaningful two-way contact with all clients within your account allocation duties on a regular basis.
Generating deals, media packages and special offers for the good of the business and the client and ensure that all deadlines are met and buying rates are competitive.
This will require strong negotiation skills across of range of media channels.
Also, responsible for maintenance of media schedules via their dedicated media buying system `Advantage`.
Distribution of the schedules to all relevant parties in a timely fashion, creation of media recommendations and proposals in response to specific client briefs.
Liaising with PPC/SEO/Programmatic and Social teams to ensure all media platforms are robustly interrogated and appropriately included with media plans. All recommendations should be intelligently presented and well thought out.
Attendance at client marketing meetings, plus occasional cover may be required for colleagues` meetings at times of holidays, sickness and meeting date clashes.
Assistance with chasing aged debt if necessary.
To assist with new business as required - this may range from sharing thoughts and ideas at initial brainstorm stage, through to putting together documents and supporting the pitch team when presenting at pitch meetings.
A willingness to learn and share learning of the organizations internal planning and insights tools such as Hitwise and TGI.
Help to manage other more junior team members and workloads and assist with their training and development by sharing knowledge and empowering them to make effective decisions and broaden their skill set.
Every piece of work produced will be to the highest possible standard and to the best of your ability every time. A positive, pro-active, `can-do` attitude is a must for this role.
Having worked in PR or Media in a similar position and have a demonstrable track record of success
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