Senior Account Manager

Job Description

Our client is an exciting, industry-leading specialist media business including the UK’s largest network of professional chefs. The business is based around their website, app, social media (YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) and 30+ live events every year.

Their website, with its captive audience, is the perfect destination for advertisers and they are now looking for a talented individual to join their sales team. The successful candidate will be confident selling different solutions across multiple platforms. This will include selling directly to agencies and clients via calls and face to face meetings. 

There are opportunities to sell creative advertising solutions within their brand-new jobs board, social media, events and digital platforms.

 

Responsibilities

  • Manage existing clients to grow, up-sell and re-book.
  • Generate new business via lead sourcing and cold calls.
  • Understanding client brands and offering creative and unique solutions to their advertising needs.
  • Hit set targets and goals.
  • Provide excellent customer service and long-term relationships.
  • Have a detailed knowledge of all competitors and their products.
  • Work closely with line manager and other team members.

 

Essential Skills & Experience

  • A proven track record of consistently achieving targets.
  • Proven new business acumen.
  • Ability to prioritise, work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills.
  • Excellent team player and self-starter.
  • Great communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Telephone and face-to-face sales skills.
  • Ability to create, maintain and grow excellent client relationships.

 

Desirable Skills & Experience

  • Experience working within digital media sales.
  • B2B sales experience.
  • Advanced presentation skills.
  • Advanced negotiation skills.
  • Worked within the hospitality and catering sector.

 

This is an exciting role for someone who wants to be an integral part of a dynamic and fast-growing business. If you are passionate about sales, hungry to succeed and want to be part of a success story, then please apply now!