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Account Manager - Agency Sales

W1 Central London Office£30,000 - £40,000

Redbus Media Group operates the UK’s largest campus media network across leading university and college student unions. In addition, we are the largest in-store media network in the UK providing solutions for blue chip advertisers, such as P&G, Nestle and Visa, across Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury’s and other retailer stores. Redbus also operates the UK’s leading Retail Park media network. The In-Store media network is primarily focused on shopping trolleys and baskets, and the Retail Parks network offers illuminated “6-sheet” poster sites in high impact, proximity locations. Since 2011, Redbus has rolled out HD Digital “6-sheet” panels across a number of campuses - this rollout will continue throughout 2013 and into 2014.

In addition to continuing the installation of HD digital posters on campus, Redbus is also developing a suite of other digital media products for both existing and new environments.

www.redbusmedia.com

 

JOB PURPOSE:

  • To gain a thorough understanding of your clients’ business, marketing strategies and media objectives to ensure that outdoor and Redbus products are consistently front of mind
  • To be aware of the strengths and weaknesses of other media channels and to grow outdoor revenue by influencing the multi-media decision
  • Responsibility for finding new business opportunities and preparing and delivering presentations
  • There will be a specific requirement with this job to cover off the senior contacts at agencies, so existing contacts here are essential
  • To liaise with the Sales Director, Marketing, and Operations for the smooth transition from responding to a brief to the booking procedure, right through to excellent after sales service

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Achieve pre-determined revenue targets
  • Meet weekly appointment targets across designated agency patch
  • Attendance of weekly sales meetings to give summary of sales activity and opportunities - short and long-term; updates on competitors’ activities and missed advertising spend

 

EXPERIENCE / SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Excellent knowledge of media agency planning and implementation process.
  • Outdoor experience preferable, but not essential
  • Group M agency knowledge and contacts desirable, but not essential
  • Proactive sales approach
  • Excellent planning and organisational ability, including good time-management
  • Confidence to deal with people at all levels within the company and within our client base

 

03 July 2013
03 August 2013
Agency
Full Time
Permanent