London (Central), London (Greater)
Up to 42K (dependant on experience) + Great Bens
26 Nov 2019
26 Dec 2019
Business Type
Senior Executive
Contract Type


Trading Manager for a Global Outdoor Agency,  to negotiate the best overall value for clients in the form of price, distribution, quality, research and added value.

To apply for this role you must have trading experience preferably 4+ years in a Media Agency/Poster Specialist 

Key Purpose of Role

The Commercial Trading and Investment team are responsible for the buying of media on behalf of their clients.

The Trading Manager is expected to oversee junior traders

 Overview of Key Accountabilities, Responsibilities and Duties

  • Identify ways of driving more revenue
  • Update internal databases as required
  • Builds good rapport and relationships with Media Owners
  • Able to quote planning and buying rates and option and buy campaigns 
  • Can help co-ordinate short-term opportunities and monitor spend commitments with key Media Owners to ensure targets are met.  
  • Help monitor value delivered to agencies
  • Negotiate pricing and book activity with media owners
  • Keeping abreast of vendor news and forming an opinion
  • Grows industry knowledge through internal training, attending seminars, industry events and media owner presentations
  • Positively motivates the team and leads by example  
  • Provides direction and guides others
  • Acts as a Buddy for new starters
  • Gets involved in the wider Agency business; helping with training, forums, agency initiatives, developing tools and systems, creative ideas, internal and external events etc. 


  • Can identify new revenue opportunities 
  • Good numeracy
  • Sensitive to wider commercial implications
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Good written skills 
  • Good listening skills and emotional intelligence to read situations and people
  • Good problem-solving skills and is solution focused
  • Good judgement and decision-making skills
  • Seek resolutions through influence and negotiation
  • Resilient under pressure and works well to tight deadlines
  • Actively pushes self out-side comfort zone
  • Stays calm and assertive in times of conflict and states position calmly

Digital / Technical Skills

  • Good understanding and use of MS Office /Windows – Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Able to use internal technical tools – picks up new technology and systems well

For more information about this role please contact Nicola on 07766 918 444, should you wish to apply for this role please send you CV to



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