ACCOUNT MANAGER (WAVE 105)
Representing Bauer Radio UK across an agreed territory, you will be part of the local team, collaborating across the central south and beyond as part of an extensive, expanded team of professionals working across our radio and digital brands.
The account manager 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 a number of accounts, you will have responsibility to grow revenues across the south and the wider Bauer portfolio.
Our advertising clients are absolutely central to everything we 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 the south 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 that are especially important in enabling effective communication between internal and external partners.
Communication skills are necessary for the account manager when it comes to drafting reports and making presentations to customers, team members, sales management and key stakeholders.
You must be able to tailor messages in relation to the audience at hand and to present even the most 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 certain 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.
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.Job Reference: bauermedia/TP/57/149 Number of Positions: 1 Job Category: Sales Contract Type Permanent - Full Time Salary: COMPETITIVE Location: Fareham, Portsmouth Region / Division: South of England Business Unit: Audio Closing Date: 07 Mar 2021