Senior Account Manager – Agency, London, up t0 £40,000 + bonus + benefits

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Senior Account Manager – Agency, London, up t0 £40,000 + bonus + benefits
  • Independent media agency with exciting growth plans
  • Working across an array of brands including entertainment
  • Excellent opportunity to develop management skills 
  • Up to £40,000 basic + 10% bonus + fabulous benefits 

We are excited to be hiring for our client, a well-established and proudly independent agency who work with some exciting brands. They are an agency that always delivers, bringing together the collective power of smart thinking, relationships and big data.

The role:

The Senior Account Manager will be highly experienced in managing / leading client relationships in digital advertising across display and with strong capabilities in at least one other Paid Media channel (Paid Social/Search), any offline exposure would be an added bonus.

Responsibilities will include: 

  • Working closely with clients to ensure a full understanding of their business, digital needs and priorities
  • Working closely with the company Directors to ensure all accounts have a performance & commercial strategy
  • Working closely with suppliers to ensure that the team are constantly at the forefront of industry developments
  • Ensuring all activity meets or exceeds clients performance expectations
  • Manage budgets in line with strategy and ensure that monthly spend is on target
  • Management of junior members of the team to ensure that work is delivered to an exceptional standard, on target and on time
  • Quality control of work conducted by junior and more operational members of the team

Experience/Skills required:

  • Solid experience working in digital display campaign delivery, ideally gained in an agency environment and with strong client account management responsibilities
  • Experience of executing campaigns within other Paid Media channels beneficial 
(training will be provided if not, as eventually the role will encompass this responsibility)
  • Excellent understanding of wider digital channels and environment
  • Highly organised with an acute attention to detail
  • Exceptional level of English, both written and spoken
  • Strong numerical and analytical capabilities, including use and creation of Excel formula

What’s on offer?

Asides from a competitive basic salary (up to £40,000) and benefits package including flexible working and unlimited leave, the successful candidate will join an agency which operates with a friendly, collaborative and hardworking atmosphere.

They are structured very differently to other agencies, with no barriers to people learning what they want and pride themselves on trust, integrity, respect and a can-do attitude.

Interested?

Please email your CV to Ellie at Shape Media – apply@shapemedia.co.uk and quite SAM-AM-1305

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Account Manager – Affiliate Marketing, Central London, c.£30,000 + benefits

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Account Manager – Affiliate Marketing, Central London, c.£30,000 + benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity for a hard working, confident, dedicated digital marketing candidate to join one of the leaders in the performance marketing space – working within a fast paced, supportive client services team which services some of the UK’s most prestigious consumer brands – this really is a great chance if you are looking to move into a position of responsibility and gain valuable experience with this global digital business, while working on a leading travel brand.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Manage and optimise assigned accounts to fulfil the needs of the client.
  • Implement and advise on affiliate marketing concepts to optimise assigned accounts.
  • Communicate regularly with assigned accounts to satisfy needs of the client.
  • Manage affiliate relationships necessary for the successfully management of assigned programs.
  • Assess the needs of the client and use the resources available to meet these needs wherever possible.
  • Take a pro-active approach in solving issues with assigned clients, escalating issues to the appropriate team level when necessary
  • Effective use of company systems to manage assigned programs.
  • Work with support team to integrate programs successfully.
  • Train merchants in the operation of affiliate programs in preparation for launch support handovers.
  • Work independently to produce all necessary account management documentation and reporting.
  • Produce regular and bespoke reports on assigned programs.
  • Provide support to senior team members in the management of larger brand clients when necessary.
  • Attend appropriate client and networking events to enhance client relationship development.

Required Experience and Qualifications:

  • Relevant client services / account management experience in a digital marketing function with exposure to affiliate marketing campaigns.
  • Proven track record of successful client and team relationship building, including strong networking skills.
  • Possess strong and professional communication (both verbal and written) and an ability to exchange information with others clearly and concisely.
  • Hands on experience working in the affiliate marketing industry, including an understanding of different affiliate types and how they operate and how Affiliate Marketing fits within the context of the wider online marketing mix.
  • Experience across a number of online verticals (such as fashion, travel, telecoms) and knowledge of lead generation will be an advantage.
  • An understanding of the advantages and disadvantages of the CPA/CPL model compared to other models such as CPC or CPM.
  • Good standard of academic achievement (A-Level or Degree).
  • Academic or professional background in Marketing.
  • Proven track record of successful client and team relationship building, including strong networking skills.
  • Excellent computer literacy including advanced proficiency in MS Word, Outlook and Excel.

Rewards Package:

A fantastic benefits + perks package is on offer for the successful candidate including:

  • Competitive salary linked to experience and competencies – up to £30,000 basic
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Season ticket travel loan
  • A supportive and fun work environment
  • Access to training and development

Interested? Please apply immediately or email your CV to Ellie at Shape Media: apply@shapemedia.co.uk

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Business Director/ Senior Sales Manager – Programmatic, London, up to £60,000 + 40% OTE

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Business Director/ Senior Sales Manager – Programmatic, London, up to £60,000 + 40% OTE

Our client, an exciting, high growth, global, digital advertising technology business is seeking a motivated and proactive, experienced Business Director/ Senior Sales Manager to join their  team and leverage their position in the travel vertical.

The successful candidate will become part a strategic and proactive sales operation and will have responsibility for driving new revenue streams from agency clients, offering a range of highly targeted digital advertising solutions.

Key responsibilities:

  • Identifying and acquire new sales opportunities across an agency patch
  • Maximizing revenue growth with key agencies
  • Engaging with agency decision makers at all levels
  • Delivering effective sales presentations to large groups with varying degrees of seniority
  • Developing winning selling strategies and proposals, adjusting sales tactics depending on needs
  • Planning, preparing and executing high impact meetings with prospects and clients
  • Working closely with account management to provide superior performance and customer service, and grow repeat business
  • Contributing to a culture focused on performance, positive thinking and active collaboration with the rest of the company

Skills/Experience:  

  • Successful track record in digital media sales, ideally selling a programmatic solution
  • Current, established relationships with travel brands and/or independent media agencies
  • A good understanding of performance display advertising and a strong understanding of the UK digital market
  • A relentless energy and drive to succeed
  • Experience with long sales cycles and the skill set to keep moving prospects down the funnel
  • Excellent presentation, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good networker and capable of attending all industry relevant events, to be known as a digital and marketing leader
  • Bright, charismatic, inspirational with the ability to win credibility internally
  • Bachelor degree preferred

Working in a fantastic office you can expect a highly competitive salary (up to £60,000 basic), 40% commission, plus benefits and strong career development opportunities.

Interested? 

Please apply here or email your CV directly to Shape Media: apply@shapemedia.co.uk and quote ref: SSM-1705

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Paid Social Account Executive – Agency, London – up to £24,000 (based on experience) + benefits

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Paid Social Account Executive – Agency, London – up to £24,000 (based on experience) + benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented and ambitious Paid Social Executive who is looking for the opportunity to make their mark within a growing agency.

Joining a growing team in a client facing role that will be responsible for supporting the wider team in the planning, activation, optimisation and reporting on all paid social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn and Snapchat. There will also be the opportunity as part of the roles remit to work across the agencies search activity as well as work extremely closely with the SEO, analytics and wider media specialists.

You will play a key part in a fast paced, deliverables based world and everyone that is part of the team need to work together to ensure they always deliver a high standard of work on time with pride. This is a great time to be joining a team who are creating the foundations of what an agency should look like and should deliver for clients to ensure they add value at every step.

Responsibilities:

The key responsibilities of the Paid Social Executive will include but are not limited to:

  • To work with the wider team in planning and optimising the media mix for paid social campaigns.
  • Carry out daily housekeeping checks for each account within the team while providing feedback to the team of any potential problems.
  • Contribute on client calls and meetings.
  • Regularly auditing accounts to improve performance.
  • Liaise with 3rd party providers and partners to resolve any issues as they arise.
  • Manage and co-ordinate freelancers where necessary to ensure a high quality of work is maintained

Skills/Experience required:

  • Understanding of where paid social fits in the wider digital marketing mix
  • An understanding of the commercials of online marketing and ecommerce
  • Ability to manage own workload to ensure that individual, team and company targets are achieved
  • Provide prompt and efficient support to the Biddable team in the implementation of day-to-day activities involved in client account management and service, online campaign management and reporting.
  • Support the team in managing the accounts budgets throughout the month via collating relevant information and keeping systems up to date
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work to and hit deadlines
  • Presentable with professional attitude
  • Eagerness to learn and progress in career
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to manage internal and external relationships

What’s on offer?

Asides from a competitive basic salary (up to £24,000), bonus and fab benefits package, the successful candidate will join an agency which operates with a friendly, collaborative and hardworking atmosphere.

Interested?

Please email your CV to Ellie at Shape Media – apply@shapemedia.co.uk and quote PSE-1305

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Affiliate Marketing Specialist, London, to £30,000 + benefits

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Affiliate Marketing Specialist, London, to £30,000 + benefits

Rare and exciting opportunity for an experienced affiliate marketing specialist to join one of the  World’s most prominent and leading performance marketing businesses.

The role remit will include identifying and understanding the multitude of new business propositions from affiliates  joining the business, responsibility for making these commercially viable opportunities for the various high profile advertiser brands they work with and to then recommend these effectively during client meetings.

You will combine these duties with being the businesses dedicated Telecoms Specialist. This is a role which would involve providing invaluable account management support to the network’s top telecoms publishers and harnessing the company’s unrivalled insight to help drive the sector forwards. You will work with Account Managers and utilise tools such as Microsoft Power BI and Tableau to create insight on the performance of the sector to aid both account teams and cement the business as experts in this field.

You will regularly attend advertiser and publisher meetings, advising them on how best to improve their programmes and push the boundaries of the partners they work with.

Your role will also involve you working with the commercial team in pitching to new clients by demonstrating your extensive publisher and sector knowledge.

Candidate requirements:

  • Proven experience in performance /affiliate marketing and within a telco industry vertical
  • Extremely strong analytical and strong Excel skills
  • Proven experience in dealing with clients and ideally presenting, making recommendations and advising on strategy.
  • Highly motivated and able to work autonomously at times.
  • Graduate calibre

This is a very unique and exciting opportunity if you are looking to join an ambitious, leading digital marketing business with a fantastic culture and great scope for career advancement.

Salary up to £30,000 (based on experience) plus a very comprehensive benefits package.

Interested? Please email your CV to: apply@shapemedia.co.uk and quote ref: EW-PC-0908

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Media Sales Account Manager, London, c.£35-38,000 + £20,000 OTE uncapped

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Media Sales Account Manager, London, c.£35-38,000 + £20,000 OTE uncapped
  • Leading international business with offices globally 
  • Highly successful publishing division with a focus on the medical sector 
  • Client facing media sales account management opportunity with international travel
  • Basic c.£34-37k + uncapped commission

The Account Manager will be responsible for managing and developing the Display Advertising, Sponsorship & Reprints International business. With a focus on developing existing client relationships and acquiring new accounts within their assigned territory, through prospecting, networking and developing relationship with multiple stakeholders with the Medical market.

The focus will be on building relationships with pharmaceutical and device companies, new business sales opportunities with leading portfolios and established client base. Reporting into the Director of Sales.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Sell across the portfolio to agencies and businesses directly
  • Build relationships with key external clients
  • Develop the European business in tandem with the rest of the portfolio
  • Develop strategic vision for sponsorship & custom projects within European market
  • Maintain systems for regular reporting and feedback
  • Build relationships with key internal staff
  • Support in driving the European Marketing Strategy
  • Collaborate with the Careers and Events department

Person Specification

  • Track record delivering within an advertising sales experience and/or equivalent sales experience in a competitive market
  • Proven track record in advertising sales ideally in the STM space – consideration will be given to other industry verticals
  • Strong presentation skills, both in terms of developing and also delivering sales presentations to key clients
  • Proven ability to build and manage a pipeline and forecast accurately within your territory
  • Proven ability to develop “winning” business cases
  •  Attention to detail
  •  Self-motivated and able to work autonomously as and when required
  •  Willing and able to travel to client sites, as well as some International travel, when required. (Approx 20-30%)
  • Excellent IT skills, and knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  •  Experienced in using a CRM tool such as Salesforce.com etc.

Working in a supportive, evolving, close-knit team you can expect a highly competitive salary (c.£34,000-37,000 basic based on experience) + uncapped commission, benefits and great career opportunities.

Interested? Please email your CV directly to Shape Media: apply@shapemedia.co.uk and quote ref: RSM-0205

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Technical Ad Operations Manager, London, up to £35,000

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Technical Ad Operations Manager, London, up to £35,000

We are looking for an experienced, technical Ad Operations Manager to come in and take the lead on the technical troubleshooting involved in all aspects of campaign delivery while managing the delivery and optimisation of campaigns at this exciting youth focused digital advertising business.

The ideal candidate will be a natural problem solver with past experience resolving 3rd party creative tag, discrepancy and integration issues. You will be the Sales and Accounts team’s first point of contact when it comes to Ad Operations, providing subject matter expertise and insights.

Role responsibilities:

  • Support Sales teams with reports and analysis for campaign delivery and pitches
  • Proactively seek out operational opportunities to drive commercial advantage
  • Turnaround and resolve issues in a prompt and efficient manner
  • Optimise what is being sold before it reaches the IO stage Set up & Reporting:
  • Traffic direct campaigns
  • Availability Forecasting – Understand the adserver and produce accurate avails forecasts
  • Provide outstanding campaign reporting; analysis pre, during & post campaigns
  • Seek and analyse 3rd party stats for each campaign to compare stats and solve discrepancies
  • Troubleshoot problematic tags
  • Understand programmatic tech and how campaigns need to be delivered alongside direct bookings
  • Ensure delivery and performance KPI’s are met
  • Take ownership of the more complex active campaigns
  • Technical troubleshooting at all stages of the campaign process from implementation through execution and reporting
  • Optimizing for sustainable performance to meet client and publisher needs
  • Reproduce and refine observed bugs for escalation to product/engineering; provide closed-loop follow- through and timely resolution of issues.
  • Provide an excellent customer experience (communication, proactive solutions and problem solving, insights sharing) at all times to all publishers, clients and internal teams
  • Provide regular reports, highlights, analysis and any documentation requested from the Ad Operations Manager or other stakeholders in a professional and timely manner
  • Be the primary point of contact for creative/technical related enquiries from external customers and  internal parties – including questions about rich media capabilities, ad serving and tracking systems
  • Keep abreast of new technology & identify continuous improvement opportunities to streamline systems and better operational workflow.

Required Experience:

  • Solid experience in a digital ad operations role
  • Experience working with DSPs, SSPs, ad exchanges, ad networks & aggregators, ad servers, and/or other optimization platforms.

An attractive starting salary (up to £35,000), plus generous bonus and fantastic benefits is on offer for the successful candidate.Interested? Please apply immediately or email your CV to: apply@shapemedia.co.uk and quote EW-TAOM-2601

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Digital Partnerships Account Manager – Central London, to £37,000 + 20% bonus + benefits

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Digital Partnerships Account Manager – Central London, to £37,000 + 20% bonus + benefits

This is a rare and exciting opportunity for an experienced Partnership Account Manager to join a very successful, leading digital technology company operating in the performance marketing space.

Due to expansion, they are looking to hire an experienced and commercially-minded candidate with a solid background in managing key client relationships in a digital marketing capacity, to join their dynamic UK Marketing team.

Reporting into the Senior Partnerships Account Manager, the successful candidate will be a confident communicator, a real ‘people person’ with a passion for client services and account management. In addition, they will possess a perfect blend of commercial acumen and product awareness, someone who is obsessed with hitting KPI targets and growing the  partnership, while also able to think creatively and problem solve. An organised, driven self-starter, they will be the first port of call for the partner business and will work closely with internal stakeholders across the commercial, product and development teams to scale the partnership.

The role will involve: 

  • Responsibility for managing the relationship with the partner company, building strong and lasting relationships
  • Identifying and taking advantage of tactical opportunities, while also working closely with internal colleagues and the business to plan and execute long-term growth plans
  • Using your organisational and attention to detail skills to ensure the accuracy and timely delivery of all activity
  • Measuring and reporting on the performance of all activity against specific KPIs
  • Identifying trends, insights and opportunities, and optimise activity accordingly
  • Regularly initiate, optimise and report on test and learn initiatives to grow volume and profit
  • Using data-led thinking to recommend initiatives to enhance performance
  • Contributing to the month-end and reconciliation processes, ensuring correct figures are reported to Finance and to the business via monthly statements
  • Contributing to the annual budgeting process, forecasting sales for the upcoming year
  • Representing the Partner team within the wider business
  • Helping to identify new opportunities and champion developments to the partner platform.

The ideal candidate will: 

  • Have solid and proven account management experience, preferably in a digital environment
  • Ideally have experience of working on scale, strategic partnerships/clients
  • Have a good understanding of affiliate marketing
  • Have the ability to build strong relationships with clients and colleagues,
  • Be comfortable working closely with stakeholders of all levels, both internal and external – from small start-up businesses to household names,
  • Be commercially focused –  pursuing KPIs, securing contract renewals and growing revenue for your partners and the business,
  • Be highly organised, deadline driven and demonstrate attention to detail in oral and written communication/reporting,
  • Be flexible with the ability to be both proactive and reactive when required and be adept at problem-solving,
  • Be an organised, driven self- starter
  • Have a strong academic background, educated to degree level.

Package:

  • A highly competitive basic is on offer for the successful candidate (up to £37,000), bonus and a great benefits package including:
  • 25 days holiday per year + bank holidays
  • Free breakfast
  • Company pension scheme
  • Paid day off for your birthday
  • Fruit in the office
  • Annual season ticket loan
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Free massages

This is a fantastic opportunity that would suit someone who wants to drive their career forward and develop quickly as the business and team continues to grow. 

If you are looking for a new challenge and can possess the experience and skills we are looking for please apply immediately – please email your CV to Ellie:  apply@shapemedia.co.uk 

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