Group Advertising Manager - Engineering Portfolio

Recruiter
Formula Won
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£45k- £50k doe + Commission + Good Bens
Posted
05 Jul 2019
Closes
05 Aug 2019
Ref
7481
Discipline
Media
Sector
B2B
Business Type
Media Owner
Seniority
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

You will work for an Award Winning Content Marketing Agency. The Group Advertising Manager is in charge of ensuring maximum profitability across their engineering portfolio.    You will play a senior role in resource allocation, knowledge share and employee development. The Engineering portfolio consists of three clients and managing a team of three.  The role would suit an individual with a strong track record of identifying gaps in markets as well as developing and implementing the correct products to take advantage of the opportunity.

Responsibilities

• Attendance at key industry events, including international travel.

• Development of innovative, commercially sound ideas working directly with the Client to implement new initiatives

• Take overarching commercial responsibility for all accounts within the portfolio

• Good understanding of all accounts in the portfolio

• Take responsibility for commercial relationship with Client

• Run commercial Client meetings 

• Take ownership for identifying needs and implementing changes to advertising strategies as required

• Ensure time allocations across accounts are achieving account targets and maximising profitability

• Allocation of advertising clients amongst the team.

• Approval of all sales strategies within their group

• Set resource and team strategy

• Represent Them and their Client at industry events as required

• Provide reporting to Sales/ Commercial Director

• Ultimate responsibility for team and delivery of KPIs

• Up-to-date knowledge of advertising industry and trends

• Ultimate responsibility for the development and management of team members.

• Manage and implement changes to resourcing across team as required

• Sign off new roles and recruit as required

• Make salary and commission recommendations to Sales Director

• Represent team in senior management discussions and feedback

• Work with the Sales Director and other Group Advertising Managers to share insight and improve department

• Monitor and address any issues in relation to deviation from management accounts sales targets

• Prepare documentation and proposals and deliver to key advertising clients as required

• Take ownership of running individual accounts as required

• Ownership of liaison with Account Management, Production and Finance teams as required

• Identify areas for process efficiencies and implement as required

• Full understanding of accounts profitability

• Use understanding of multiple accounts to inform innovation and efficiency across all accounts

• Ultimate responsibility for all adverts in magazines going to press, from your portfolio.

• Manage relationship with accounts.

• Contribute to commercial elements of new business pitches as required.

Key Qualities

• Strong communication skills (written and oral)

• Strong work ethic

• Strong numeracy skills

• Well presented

• Motivator of self and others

• Innovative / Desire to push things forward

• Flexibility/ versatility

• Organisational skills

• Collaboration skills

• Cross platform media knowledge

• Leadership

• Comfortable with presentations to C suite

• Entrepreneurial

Educational or Professional Qualifications

Essential

• At least five years industry experience

• At least two years management experience

Desirable

• Higher Education  degree or equivalent

Main Benefits*

• Simply Health package including discounted gym membership  

• Pension scheme

• 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays) 

• Cycle to work scheme 

• Travel card loan

• 1 hour lie in/early finish on your birthday 

• 4.30pm finish on Fridays 

• Sales days out throughout the year 

• Continuous training and development

 

 

 

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