Account Manager – Hits Radio
We have an Account Manager opportunity in the East Midlands, looking after Derby.
As an Account Manager you will embody Bauer Media’s values and drive Bauer’s company strategy and goals into the commercial business to a high standard within agreed parameters and desired timelines. Taking personal revenue responsibility for client accounts, you will have responsibility to generate new business and grow existing revenues across your territory for the Hits Radio Network and the wider Bauer portfolio.
Representing Bauer Audio UK for the Hits Radio Network and collaborating across the East Midlands (specifically Derby), as part of an extensive, expanded team of professionals working across our brands such as Absolute, Magic, Kiss, and many others across the UK.
You will ideally have media experience & be a positive go-getter that thrives in a fast-paced environment. Laughter is also very important to our team; we work hard but we also have a lot of fun.
The role is Field, Office and Home based and includes a company car / car allowance.
What you’ll do
As an Account Manager, you’ll be working hard to attract and win new clients and develop our existing client portfolio.
You’ll be responsible for:
- Executing Bauer’s commercial strategy
- Growing group revenues across your territory and the wider Bauer portfolio
- Managing advertising inventory and price
- Developing key internal and external customer relationships
- Achieving personal and team revenue targets
What you will bring
Communication Skills: You will possess exceptional communication skills; this is vital as it underpins all relationships with both internal and external partners.
Adapting your approach to suit when delivering presentations to customers, team members, sales management and key stakeholders will be key to your success.
You must be able to tailor messages in relation to the audience at hand and to present complex messages in clear, simple, digestible, and convincing terms. These skills must be excellent in both written and verbal form.
Technological: You should demonstrate high proficiency in technological systems and programs and an ability to learn and adapt quickly when necessary.
Ideally proficient within Ms office, you will have skills in creating both visually and verbally engaging reports and presentations for the senior sales management, sales teams and external customers and relevant stakeholders.
Analytical Skills: You will ideally have a keen interest in conducting research and data-driven insights.
The candidate will have an in-depth knowledge of the business’s product range as well as standard strategic, analytical, and marketing concepts.
A suitable candidate for this position will also have a deep understanding of the business’s marketplace models as well as the opportunities and limitations that come along with it.
Interpersonal Skills: The Account Manager will possess interpersonal skills that will encourage openness and trust both internally and externally.
You will be self-motivated, have a strong entrepreneurial spirit, be adaptable to business growth fluctuations, work comfortably and effortlessly in group settings, be a persuasive and charismatic individual, thrive in a fast-paced environment, and work well within a pressured deadline environment.
The successful candidate must also demonstrate the ability to remain calm under pressure and during uncertainty. Being able to act at pace is crucial.
Leadership/People Skills: You will need to demonstrate effective people skills, portraying an ability to move and inspire internal and external customers in a unified direction with vision and understanding.
Being a representative of the business, you must also be approachable and able to form strong and long-lasting relationships both internally and externally on behalf of the business.
Results Driven: The Account Manager will be results driven and be able to demonstrate a proven track record in achieving both personal and team revenue targets.
Expiry Date 5th November 2023
Rewards packages at Bauer Media offer a range of salary sacrifice Benefits, such as our pension scheme and flexible holidays, as well as exclusive Perks like great deals and discounts for everyday life.
- 25 days holiday + bank holidays + 2 volunteer days
- Company Car or Car Allowance
- Commission Scheme
- Internal Bauer Academy – Wide range of learning opportunities to support with your Career Development
- Opportunity to buy additional holiday
- Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay
- Company pension
- Cycle to work scheme, tech loan scheme and groups discounts for healthcare insurance
- Discounted subscriptions on Bauer publications (50%)
- Thrive initiatives – Wellbeing at Bauer
- Opportunities to contribute to our Belonging@Bauer and Sustainability initiatives
- Discounted high street vouchers