Haymarket Media Group

Account Manager

Twickenham, London (Greater)
£32000 + Commission
30 Apr 2022
30 May 2022
Business Type
Media Owner
Contract Type

At such an exciting time for CIPD / People Management we are currently seeking an experienced Senior Sales Executive looking to take their next step; or Account Manager to manage established accounts and focus on new business growth.  Reporting into the Sales Director you will work alongside the rest of the team to maximise the commercial potential across both PM and CIPD’s event portfolio.

The successful candidate will be expected to show the best possible attitude, output and desire to champion our brand in the market.  You will be responsible for delivering results across a portfolio that includes display, content solutions, awards, conferences, exhibitions, events activity and bespoke solutions.  

If that isn’t enough we also have the opportunity to launch exciting products into the marketplace.  This really is a chance for an Account Manager to make an impact on these excellent brands in a high-profile role and be recognised across the business.

Core requirements:

•  Maximise revenue for the full CIPD and PM portfolio from your assigned client base and new business areas

•  Confident in arranging and conducting high-level face to face meetings with key clients with good presentation skills 

•  Have the ability to think on your feet and put together integrated, cross-portfolio campaigns for clients and also to deliver creative solutions where necessary

•  Professionally represent Haymarket as well as the CIPD both internally and externally

• You will demonstrate strong sales ability as well being able to drive and motivate the team around you.

• You need to have a good understanding of digital products and demonstrate real ability for driving digital revenue streams and content solutions.

• You will be eager to be involved with all elements of live events to ensure that we have successfully delivered on revenues and execution

• You must be able to work well under pressure and maximise relationships with colleagues in Haymarket Network, HBM and the CIPD.

The qualities we're looking for in an Account Manager: 

  • Proven sales track record
  • Proven track record of managing and growing key accounts
  • Be consistently professional and well-presented
  • Be self-motivated whilst being a team player and a respected member of the team
  • Ambitious and very target driven
  • Good communicator, face to face and in writing
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Accountable and responsible
  • Ability to problem solve and seek to improve
  • Ability to pitch face to face at a high-level
  • Experience of exhibition sales will be a bonus


Why work with us?
People are our greatest asset here at Haymarket Media Group. Haymarket is a media, information and data business, we use our expertise in media and information to inspire, inform and empower our clients, audiences and communities. We are a socially and environmentally responsible business. As we serve our audiences, clients and communities, we are committed to driving the meaningful change necessary to build a better world. The principles of diversity, inclusion, respect, responsibility and sustainability are at the heart of our business.

We’re hard-wired to produce remarkable content for our audiences, with over 16,000 companies around the globe turning to us to help their businesses grow. Join us and you will work on market-leading brands to help create powerful and lasting relationships that deliver real results, all while developing your own career. 

Our conveniently located Twickenham HQ is home to around 600 employees with a vast array of careers from journalism, video, marketing, sales and events to technology, digital development and product management.

As well as being the home of English rugby, Twickenham has the benefit of being less than 30 minutes from central London but also enjoying its riverside location, proximity to Richmond Park and a buzzing social scene.

With flexible hours, great brands, and a modern open plan environment, we attract great people. There’s time for you to get involved in our extra-curricular activities too; from volunteering with our charity partners, going for a lunch-time riverside run, cycling around Richmond Park or after work fun!

Our team culture is friendly, vibrant and sociable. We nurture, support and reward our talent. We offer a market-leading benefits programme, tailored to individual needs and preferences. The range of benefits are vast and include a generous pension plan, life assurance, up to 30 days holiday and a fabulous income protection policy. Oh, and our annual employee party is pretty special too


Our benefits include: 

  • Competitive salary 
  • Comprehensive training and career development programme 
  • 25 days holiday per year excluding bank holidays (increasing 1 day per year of service up to 30 days) 
  • Flexible working schedule (core hours from 11-3)
  • Generous contributory pension scheme 
  • Access to Perkbox
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Family friendly policies
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Season ticket loan 
  • Regular individual and team rewards and incentives for outstanding performance 


We want to support our people to balance their personal and professional lives and we believe our range of benefits encourages this. We feel that nothing beats face-time with our colleagues and we’ve therefore adopted a blended working model where full time employees can expect to spend 3 days of their week in the office and the other 2 working at a location of their choice. 

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and are committed to ensuring that all candidates are given the same opportunity to succeed regardless of their sex, sexual orientation, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, age or disability.  

If you need any reasonable adjustments to enable you to fully participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruitment@haymarket.com.

Come and join us and see for yourself how Haymarket is a rewarding and exciting place to work.

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