Agency Account Manager

Media Central
Published
May 4, 2022
Location
Dublin 2
Category
Sales  
Job Type
Remuneration
Paid + Commission
Closing Date
2022/05/20

Description

Media Central, the sales team behind 10 of Ireland’s most successful media brands, Newstalk, Today FM, Spin 1038, Spin South West, 98FM, Beat 102-103, Classic Hits, iRadio, OTB Sports and Ireland’s largest digital audio exchange audioXi, is looking for an agency account manager to join our team.

 

You will be joining an award-winning account management team and company that, since its launch in 2014, has disrupted and changed the role of media suppliers in Ireland, spear-headed the development of Ireland’s dynamic media market and continues to deliver innovative and award-winning campaigns with clients across all sectors.

 

The Role

 

Our new Agency Account Manager will be tasked with managing and growing key agency and corporate client revenue streams across all available formats & platforms – spot, solutions, sponsorship, social and digital.

 

The successful applicant will possess leadership qualities, with the confidence and ability to build excellent client relationships, and an aptitude to effectively manage a wide array of client accounts. The candidate must thrive within a target driven and fast moving dynamic team environment.

 

Reporting to their Business Director and Senior Management the applicant will be required to develop an agency growth strategy and produce creative and innovative advertising, sponsorship and solution campaigns across our range of exciting media brands and platforms.

 

REPORTING TO: Business Director and Head of Agency

 

 

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Driving creativity throughout our network to achieve sales targets
  • Communication is vital and working with key stakeholders to deliver campaigns
  • Work within their team to create & deliver innovative advertising, solutions & sponsorship campaigns to achieve revenue targets
  • Working with their Business Director to ensure growth of key accounts within their business sector
  • Respond to client briefs and develop both existing and new client relationships
  • Oversee project management of larger campaign and commercial events.
  • Develop and deliver face-to-face presentations
  • Manage & develop new products & revenue streams
  • Responsible for delivery of solutions campaigns within your agency groups.
  • Responsible for regular financial reporting on agency performance
  • Working with creative content and station programming teams to ensure campaign delivery, on time & to client brief
  • Manage & monitor client executions and quality control of all campaigns
  • Build and produce monitoring, competitor and analysis reports using Media Monitors and other monitoring tools
  • Identify trendsetter ideas by researching industry verticals, related events, publications and announcements

The above list is not exhaustive. You will be expected to perform duties as necessitated by your changing role and the overall business objectives of the companies, as directed.

 

Required Skills & Qualifications 

  • A passion for sales!
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Proven track record of key account management in a sales organisation or within an agency
  • Existing track record in achieving sales targets
  • Understanding and experience of media sales and digital marketing
  • Understanding of broadcast sponsorship, promotions & commercial content
  • A passion and talent for advertising & media
  • Excellent client service skills and exceptional attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Mediastar, AdDynamics, & Media Monitors preferred
  • Proven written and verbal communication skills
  • Driven and focused on results
  • Fully competent in Microsoft Word/Powerpoint/Excel
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and negotiating skills
  • A keen interest in how technology can be used to improve advertising solutions for clients
  • Knowledge of Post Campaign Reporting

Email your application to andy.macken@mediacentral.ie

Closing date 20th May 2022