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Account Manager/ Field Sales

Job Title: Account Manager/ Field Sales
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Swindon
Industry:
Salary: £23-30k
REF: 13
Contact Name: Lizzy Curtis
Contact Email: lizzy.curtis@future-employment.co.uk
Job Published: over 3 years ago

Job Description

Title: Account Manager

Salary: £23,000 - £30,000 depending on experience Level + Commission

Benefits: Company Car, mobile, 28 days holiday

Locations: Solent Area - Swindon, Thames Valley and Andover

Transport: Essential

 

Client Information:

Part of an Entertainment Group.  They’re famous around the world for devising and launching the quiz show ‘Who Wants To Be A Millionaire and producing the film ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ and now they own and operate 20 local and regional radio stations across the south of England.  They are dedicated to championing the individual creativity inherent in our stations, advertisers and talent because we believe this is the only way to deliver world class entertainment to local UK communities.

 

Job Description

As an account manager, you will need to know your local territory and be able to spot commercial opportunities by generating new business leads and identifying, understanding and satisfying current clients’ business requirements.  Ultimately, you will be expected to meet individual monthly sales targets.

You won’t be alone however.  You will be working with a talented support team to get your campaigns to air.  It will be your job to co-ordinate, manage and deliver this dedicated group of sponsorship, promotions, Interactive and creative experts to deliver fantastic radio solutions for your clients. 

 

Person / Experience Required

  • Well you must have excellent communication skills. 
  • A background in sales, preferably in media would also be ideal.
  • You need to be comfortable with meeting sales targets and strong organisational skills will be a necessity.

 

As well as this, it’s important that you can abide by the company’s values:

  • Freedom to create new things, to come up with new ideas, to do things differently and to be ourselves.
  • Dedication to creating the highest quality output.
  • Care for our teams and the local communities we serve.

Above everything else a passion for radio.

 

Ultimately, Radio sales is all about self-motivation, commercial acumen and above all a ‘can do’ attitude.

If you're interested in applying for this role, please apply with your CV and a covering email, outlying your experience, skills and knowledge which make you a good fit for the role. Please also state your salary expectations. If you have not been contacted in 7 days your application was unsuccessful.