Account Director (Sales) - Online Culture/Content Media Owner

Location
London
Salary
£45000 - £60000 per annum + + Commission (£100K ote)
Posted
11 Apr 2019
Closes
11 May 2019
Ref
ak -1778
Contact
Alex Kirk
Discipline
Advertising
Sector
Online
Business Type
Media Owner
Seniority
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

Account Director (Sales) - Online Culture/Content Media Owner

£45-60K Basic + Commission £££ (100K + OTE)

Being the only destination for fashion, art, music, design and culture for many of today's youth and young adults - this is a real opportunity to work somewhere truly setting global trends.

Recognised globally for being at the forefront of 'high-end' and engaging content, they are going through a huge period of growth right now and are therefore they are looking to recruit an experienced Account Director (sales) to identify, develop and manage a select client base and sell across their diverse digital advertising solutions portfolio - which ranges from standard digital advertising to brand/content partnerships and creative solutions.

This role is managing, identifying and growing footwear accounts - one of their most lucrative verticals.

A truly awesome opportunity for motivated advertising sales professionals with a keen interest in all things current - including everything from high-end fashion collaborations to the latest streetwear, music and culture.

Responsibilities:

* Understand client's requirements, brief the creative and strategic planning teams and pitch creative marketing strategies.

* Selling online, traditional and bespoke advertising solutions across all platforms.

* Building proposals and customizing ideas for clients.

* Defining and developing new business opportunities with advertisers and regional media agencies.

* Working closely with the Creative, Editorial and Account Servicing teams to successfully execute advertising campaigns.

* Proactively research and update yourself on new online marketing (sales) trends and ideas.

* Achieve and exceed individual sales and business targets.

* Report to regional head on new market trends and opportunities to grow incremental revenue.

Who are you?

  • 4+ years of relevant work experience (sales experience particularly in fashion, publishing field or digital space).
  • A good presenter to introduce complex web advertising ideas to clients - brand partnerships and/or creative partnerships experience is a bonus
  • Strong negotiation & PR skills
  • Proven experience and results in selling big budget ideas and solutions to global brands at senior level
  • European language is advantageous
  • Must be based in LONDON
  • Sound knowledge of digital marketing on desktop, mobile and creative solutions

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