Account Director- Marketing Solutions
Currently seeking an Account Director with print, digital and creatives solutions expertise for an established content business based in central London.
From digital media and iconic print brands to our award-winning events and cutting-edge data products, our client enables and inspires the very best performance in a range of selected markets.
You will be working across portfolio of brands - both in print and digital, servicing the agencies and clients within the financial sector. The job holder will be responsible for driving and growing various revenue streams within our clients financial portfolio. They will report to the Commercial Director and work closely with Editorial and Creative Solutions teams to drive revenues and exceed budget.
* Developing new business accounts while managing existing accounts to achieve ambitious sales targets and drive yield
* Prospecting, qualifying potential clients and closing sales.
* Developing creative solution deals with the creative sales team to generate bespoke revenues for clients across the sector
* Diligent management of the CRM system (salesforce)
* Predominantly manage a "hero brand" across all platforms
* Occasional travel to meet clients direct
BEHAVIOURS AND KNOWLEDGE
* Demonstrate exceptional daily sales drive, in-depth knowledge of audience needs across the finance sector and strong commercial acumen
* A proven track record in defining and delivering high value creative solutions deals in the B2B or B2C sector
* Ability to identify opportunities, develop new initiatives and compelling creative solutions
* Effective communication; building rapport and relating to others at all levels both internally and externally
* Adept at networking
* Experience of working collaboratively with multi-platform teams
* Ability to work with senior industry contacts
* Strong goal orientation, focusing on setting and exceeding personal, team and organisational goals
* Achieves or exceeds targets
* Renews repeat business and delivers new clients to the business with a view to drive yield/market share
* Demonstrates a daily focus and enthusiastic commitment to succeed and over-achieve
For a complete spec, please register your interest. We regret only successful candidates will be contacted.