Group Advertising Manager - Engineering Portfolio

Formula Won
London (Central), London (Greater)
£45k- £50k doe + Commission + Good Bens
05 Jul 2019
05 Aug 2019
Business Type
Media Owner
Contract Type

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.


• 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


• At least five years industry experience

• At least two years management experience


• 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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