Creative Solutions Specialist
This Creative Solutions role is for a large privately owned growing media organisation that has national titles. You will be responsible for driving solutions business via media agencies, direct client relationships, PRs and marketing agencies. The role is responsible for responding to briefs and pro-actively developing new business across all the company platforms.
Key responsibilities and accountabilities:
- Work with Head of Creative Solutions to develop a strategy for pro-actively developing new business from designated Agencies and Clients
- Responsible for seeking out new partnership briefs, and where relevant develop proactive proposals to help drive conversations
- Responsible for the creation of winning partnership proposals, ensuring a strong idea and strategy is evident, creativity is present and you promote integration across print and digital.
- Responsible for development of the media schedule, working closely with your agency lead to ensure a competitive deal is formed.
- Write a clear business plan for your agency group and clients which can be measured, and used for budgeting/forecasting purposes
- Responsible for delivering the strategy, and budgets, through the identification and development of new business opportunities
- Provide leadership in identifying new business revenue streams or verticals
- Assist the Head of Creative Solutions and work with the Creative Solutions team in continually improving standard of idea generation and brief response
- Work closely with Display Sales Teams to identify and drive new solutions business
- Internally work closely with a team of Project Managers, Designers and Insight managers to deliver excellence in your pitches and live campaigns
- Accurately maintain a detailed forecast of business and pipeline of sales leads in Salesforce
Skills and Experience:
- The Creative Solutions Specialist should excel at creativity and idea generation as well as possessing excellent inter-personal and relationship skills.
- An entrepreneurial streak
- Excellent presentation skills
- Persuasive communications skills
- Lateral thinker and problem solver
Key Personal Qualities:
- Hard Working
- Ability to think laterally
- Team player
- Commitment to self-development