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Job Title: Account Manager

Department: Advertising Sales

Address: The Register
Telephone: 020 7733 3021
Website: www.theregister.co.uk

Company Background

The Register hit the Web as a daily UK based news operation in May 1998. In November 2003 more than 2.2 million unique users (ABCe) visited the site. According to some industry monitors, it is the dominant force in the UK and amongst the top 2 globally in its market.

With readership and inventory growing at more than 10% year on year, The Register offers a unique and genuinely exciting opportunity for the right candidate.

Main Contacts

Media agencies, advertisers, trafficking team and internal colleagues.

Line Reports

Responsible to Sales Director who will act as main contact and on-the-job trainer.

Promotional Opportunities

The Register is a dynamic and growing organisation as - further success will bring positions of increased responsibility and more specialised roles.

Job Role

  • Managing the entire sales process on a portfolio of existing key agencies and clients
  • New business
  • Identifying and converting sales leads and opportunities
  • Selling online advertising propositions
  • Responding to RFPs and client briefs
  • Managing booking process
  • Liasing with the webmaster to coordinate delivery campaigns
  • Overseeing satisfactory campaign delivery via our 3rd party trafficking team
  • Forecasting future revenues
  • Managing and training of Sales Executive

Candidate Requirements

The ideal candidate will already have at least 4 years media sales experience, ideally online and in the technology sector. An interest in technology is a must.

The candidate must:

  • be a consummate sales professional with a proven track record
  • have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • demonstrate a professional attitude
  • be IT literate and numerate
  • possess organisational skills
  • demonstrate good administrative skills with attention to detail
  • be able to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • be a solid team player - with proven ability to work without guidance
  • show initiative and enthusiasm
  • have a desire to work in media sales

Conditions

Salary: £30k pa; £10k commission (average achievable)

Hours Of Work: 0930-1730

Holidays: 25 Days

Probation Period: 3 months

Notice Period: 3 month

Training: Internal, on-the-job, and external courses when required

This role will be based in the UK with the majority of work being undertaken from the central London office.

Interested?

Please direct your CV/Resume to Philip Mitchell.

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