Media Sales Account Director

Mayfair, London
£21k - £50k base (depending on experience) + Uncapped Commission and Benefits – OTE £100k
16 Oct 2012
15 Nov 2012
Media Sales Account Director
Agency, Editorial
Full Time
Contract Type

Media Sales Account Director

Mayfair, London

£21k - £50k base (depending on experience) + Uncapped Commission and Benefits – OTE £100k


Benefits include: 

  • Uncapped commission
  • 20 days holiday per year, rising with each year of service
  • Mentor scheme and focused training programme
  • Chance to work closely with experienced PR professionals
  • Additional soft bonuses (vouchers, company phone etc)

An opportunity to join a successful, motivated and creative media sales team in the heart of the West End.

Leading broadcast PR agency 4mediarelations are seeking an ambitious and creative Media Sales Account Director to join our expanding team.  Your main business focus will be encouraging big name clients from across the UK to invest in raising awareness of their brands through TV, radio and online PR.  

4mediarelations own and operate News Data Network, a lifestyle news content agency that provides editorial content to the radio and online industry. Our radio studios offer clients the chance to talk about their product or service to BBC and commercial radio on the back of a story that the media are covering or find interesting.  

Based in the heart of London, 4medirelations specialise in broadcast PR and brand marketing services to products and businesses all over the UK. Working within a dedicated media sales team, you will be selling directly to marketing, brand and PR departments with major UK consumer brands.

The Media Team, News Data Network will offer your clients: 

  • 360 BBC and commercial radio stations and over 3,000 websites
  • High quality broadcast and online coverage
  • The creative brains of industry specialists who understand what works in the media
  • Unrivalled media contacts

The Role:

  • As a Media Sales Account Director you will be managing your own clients, selling to UK consumer brands within marketing, PR and brand specialist departments
  • Creative sales so you will be generating news angles and selling a story or event, not a product!
  • Establishing and maintaining client relationships both face to face and on the telephone
  • Networking with direct clients and PR agencies
  • Championing your brands
  • The diversity of the media means that no two days are ever the same
  • Creativity is the key within this environment

Essential Skills: 

  • Ability to work on your own and have strong client relationship skills
  • Sales focused, results driven and self motivated to achieve targets
  • A professional, proactive and positive attitude to selling 
  • Talented in communicating and negotiating face-to-face
  • Skilled at building strong business relationships with clients at all management levels 
  • Enjoy working to tight deadlines with excellent time management skills
  • Ability to sell a story or idea that will be designed and created by you
  • A strong player in a focused team 

To deliver the best possible levels of coverage for our clients we aim to attract people who have fresh, creative and challenging ideas.

To take advantage of this exciting opportunity please send your CV for consideration today by clicking the "Apply now" button.