Sales Account Manager - Podcast/On-demand Platform HD3050

Location London, United Kingdom
Job Type Permanent Full Time
Job Sector - SALES
Job Ref HD3050
Start Date 2017/09/13
Telephone 07818566640
Salary To £35,000 (dep on exp) + bonus

Description

A leading podcasting and on-demand audio platform for hosting, distributing and monetizing content. With offices in London, and overseas, they host thousands of podcasts with top tier audio content producers from around the world.

They​ ​are​ ​looking​ ​for​ ​an​ ​Sales​ ​Account​ ​Manager​ ​to​ ​join​ the​ ​UK​ ​Sales​ ​Team​ ​with​ ​a​ ​focus​ ​on selling​ ​podcast​ ​advertising​ ​and​ ​ensuring​ ​the​ ​smooth​ ​running​ ​of​ ​campaigns.​ ​This​ ​role​ ​is perfect​ ​for​ ​someone​ ​who​ ​enjoys​ ​working​ ​in​ ​a​ ​fast​ ​moving​ ​media​ ​environment,​ ​has​ ​excellent multi-tasking​ ​skills​ ​and​ ​a​ ​strong​ ​sales​ ​ability. It is​ ​the​ ​leading​ ​global​ ​platform​ ​for​ ​distributing​ ​and​ ​monetising​ ​podcasts.​ ​With offices​ ​in​ ​London,​ ​New​ ​York​ ​City,​ ​Melbourne​ ​and​ ​Mumbai,​ ​they ​ ​exclusively​ ​represent​ ​some of​ ​the​ ​biggest​ ​global​ ​podcasters​ ​for​ ​ad​ ​sales​ .​

You​ ​will​ ​join​ ​a​ ​growing​ ​and​ ​dynamic​ ​London​ ​sales​ ​team​ ​leading​ ​the​ ​way​ ​in​ ​podcast advertising.​ ​They​ ​revenues​ ​have​ ​impressively grown​ year​ ​on​ ​year​ ​as​ ​advertisers​ ​increase their​ ​spend​ ​within​ ​podcasting.​ ​

Role​ ​and​ ​responsibilities
Selling​ ​podcast​ ​advertising​ ​including​ ​live​ ​reads,​ ​sponsorships​ ​and​ ​spot​ ​ads​ ​across the company's ​represented​ ​podcasts.
Identifying​ ​new​ ​business​ ​opportunities​ ​with​ ​potential​ ​brands​ ​and​ ​agencies.
Responding​ ​to​ ​briefs​ ​and​ ​preparing​ ​presentations.
Closing​ ​sales​ ​deals.
Building​ ​and​ ​maintaining​ ​relationships​ ​with​ ​agencies​ ​and​ ​brands​ ​as​ ​their​ ​main​ ​point​ ​of contact.
Maintaining​ ​an​ ​up​ ​to​ ​date​ ​knowledge​ ​of​ the​ ​inventory​ ​and​ ​the​ ​digital​ ​and​ ​audio advertising​ ​market.
Liaising​ ​with​ ​ ​content​ ​and​ ​finance​ ​teams.
Working​ ​with​ ​the​ ​wider​ ​sales​ ​team​ ​to​ ​consistently​ ​achieve​ ​UK​ ​sales​ ​targets.
Liaising​ ​with​ ​podcasters​ ​and​ ​international​ ​​sales​ ​teams​ ​to​ ​facilitate advertising​ ​campaigns - Maintaining​ ​sales​ ​administration

Skills -
Strong​ ​verbal​ ​and​ ​written​ ​communication​ ​skills.
Great​ ​customer​ ​service​ ​skills.
An​ ​interest​ ​in​ ​podcasting​ ​and​ ​audio​ ​would​ ​be​ ​advantageous.
Commercially​ ​savvy
Experience​ ​in​ ​creating​ ​Powerpoint​ ​presentations.
Previous​ ​experience​ ​in​ ​a​ ​sales​ ​role.
Works​ ​well​ ​under​ ​their​ ​own​ ​initiative​ ​to​ ​create​ ​new​ ​business​ ​leads.
Motivated​ ​by​ ​hitting​ ​sales​ ​targets. - Strong​ ​networking​ ​skills.
Good​ ​with​ ​numbers - Established​ ​relationships​ ​with​ ​media​ ​agency​ ​planners/buyers​ ​and​ ​direct​ ​clients​ ​is essential - Excellent​ ​organisational​ ​skills

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