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Location:
England, South East
Job type:
Permanent
Date Posted:
09 July 2019
reference number:
MJ72035
Are you looking for an exciting opportunity where you can use your leadership, sales team management and advertising sales skills, managing a small team, operating strategically with a lucrative portfolio of accounts? Do you have prior experience selling across all forms of advertising, across multi-platform including digital, print and events? If so, we are currently recruiting for an award winning contract publisher based in the City of London who is looking for an experienced Group Advertising Manager to lead an engineering media portfolio.

The Group Advertising Manager is in charge of ensuring maximum profitability across a given portfolio whilst maintaining the relationship with clients. They play a senior role in resource allocation, knowledge share and employee development. The successful applicant will be a key driver of leading the profitability of the team and strategy for the portfolio.

Whilst you will not have to manage a large portfolio of accounts individually, you will support your team by attending key clients in meetings, helping to close more complex proposals and come up with creative solutions and new ways of generating revenue.

Benefits:

Salary between £45,000 - £50,000 + OTE £62,500 benefiting from a well established team and portfolio of lucrative accounts, as well bonuses and lot's more.

Excellent benefits:

*Health membership, including discounted gym membership
*Pension, 25 days holiday (plus bank holiday)
*Sociable Fridays with early 4:30pm finish.
*Excellent training and development
*Excellent environment to work in, breakfast/ drinks /fruit available at all times
*Summer and Christmas parties
*Excellent transport links, office is perfectly situation next to public links
*Be able to come up with new ideas and be able to work creatively and collaboratively with the production to achieve success.

Duties:

*Attendance at key industry events, including international travel.
*Good understanding of all accounts in the portfolio
*Ensure time allocations across accounts are achieving account targets and maximising profitability
*Allocation of advertising clients amongst the team.
*Approval of all sales strategies within their group
*Set resource and team strategy
*Provide reporting to Sales/ Commercial Director
*Ultimate responsibility for team and delivery of KPIs
*Up-to-date knowledge of advertising industry and trends
*Ultimate responsibility for the development and management of team members.
*Sign off new roles and recruit as required
*Prepare documentation and proposals and deliver to key advertising clients as required
*Ownership of liaison with Account Management, Production and Finance teams as required
*Ultimate responsibility for all adverts in magazines going to press, from your portfolio.
*Contribute to commercial elements of new business pitches as required

The Requirements:

*Previous Group Advertising Sales Management, preferably come from a similar sales environment.
*Consultative B2B sales/retention/subscription based account management experience would be an advantage
*Strong presentation, communication, negotiation and closing skills
*Highly developed business acumen and the ability to understand the wider issues of the industry
*The ability to identify new revenue opportunities and maximise product potential
*Confident and intelligent sales manner
*On and offline media sales experience
*Competitive spirit
*Passion and Enthusiasm
*Experience of working in a target driven environment

For information and to apply, please contact Jon Farrell on jon.farrell@randstad.co.uk or 0207 786 8046.

Randstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

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