Graduate Technical Executive – Digital Marketing, London – £25,000

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Graduate Technical Executive – Digital Marketing, London – £25,000

Exciting graduate/entry- level technical role at an established but still growing, digital marketing technology business.

The role will be responsible for providing technical solutions and strategies to achieve client’s digital marketing objectives, including integrating new clients onto the platform, managing the technical relationship with existing clients; implementing new platform capabilities, driving automation initiatives and providing technical sales support.

This is a very unique hybrid role that combines aspects of a web technologist, business analyst, and solutions architect. You will be leveraging your technical capabilities and knowledge of the platform to design and deliver actionable strategies and solutions.

Role Responsibilities:

  •  Develop scripts, maintain database tables, and process data feeds to support new client initiatives
  • Integrate smaller Internet companies into the system: design, develop, implement and test technical solutions based on client and business requirements
  • Testing / problem solving new integration deployments
  • On-going support & maintenance of existing clients
  • Assistance with automation projects
  • Troubleshooting technical setups
  • Establishing and cultivating relationships with clients’ technical teams
  • Collaborating with other cross-functional teams
  • Occasional travel required (approximately 1-2 days per quarter).

Requirements:

  • University graduate with a Bachelors degree in a Computing/Technology related discipline
  • Fluent level in English – both written and verbal
  • Experience working with web applications, or strong technical background.
  • Strong working knowledge of databases and SQL
  • Understanding of programming concepts, including HTML and JavaScript, PHP would be ideal
  • Knowledge of scripting languages (eg, Shell, Python) is a plus
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented and self-starter
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel & Outlook.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate in a team.
  • Knowledge of cookie tracking technology.
  • Any knowledge of affiliate marketing is a bonus
  • Familiar with web technologies.

This is a 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.

The successful candidate can expect a highly competitive basic salary (c.£25,000), bonus and a comprehensive benefits package.

Interested? Please apply immediately or email your CV to: apply@shapemedia.co.uk and quote ref: EW-CIE-2507

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Senior Business Development Director – Programmatic, Central London, highly competitive base + 40% commission

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Senior Business Development Director – Programmatic, Central London, highly competitive base + 40% commission

Our client, an exciting, high growth, global, digital advertising technology business is seeking a motivated and proactive, experienced Senior Business Development Manager to join their  team and leverage their position, driving new business with a specialism in Retail across both clients direct and agencies.

After achieving huge growth across the retail vertical, they are looking to continue this by expanding their Retail sales team. This role will report directly into the Global Retail Director based in London.

Key responsibilities:

  • We are looking for a strong individual to convert the impact of the company’s programmatic lifecycle lead advertising solutions into key business from a broad base of relevant retailers.
  • In addition, the right individual would understand where they sit in the wider advertising eco- system, and find commercially beneficial business in a highly challenging, exciting area.
  • Highly driven, the right person would be expected to lead and work collaboratively with the wider team to build creative and engaging solutions.
  • This is an opportunity for someone to work for one of the best companies in the space, where the right people get recognised and rewarded for great work and results.


Skills/Experience:
  

  • A consistent and strong background with an impressive track record of commercial success in the digital ddvertising marketplace which the candidate would need to demonstrate.
  • Currently be working in a senior sales role within an online advertising business – programmatic experience is desirable.
  • Well-connected across the retail vertical with senior contacts essential, with a passion for all forms of digital advertising, in particular having a passion for promoting the merits of display advertising.
  • A proven track record of creating opportunities and delivering results.
  • Innovative commercial skills, with a keen sense for business.
  • A strategic awareness, with vision and an ability to think laterally.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and good agency contacts at all levels.
  • Imagination, creative thinking and the ability to relate to and empathise with, creative people.
  • Key client direct contacts within the UK retail industry.

Working in a successful, thriving ad-tech business you can expect a highly competitive salary, 40% commission (+ uncapped), plus benefits and strong career development opportunities.

Interested? 

Please email your CV to: @apply@shapemedia.co.uk and quote ref: SSM-1705

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Digital Sales Manager – Affiliate Marketing – London, up to £42,000 + commission

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Digital Sales Manager – Affiliate Marketing – London, up to £42,000 + commission

Rare opportunity for an experienced Digital Sales Manager to join this leading business who work with some of the UK’s biggest consumer brands.

We are looking for a high-calibre Business Development, sales driven individual who will excel in forging relationships with clients to deliver increased new business activity and ultimately gross profit. Working within the Commercial team this role offers the successful candidate the opportunity of joining a dynamic and fast paced sales team.

Key Tasks:

  • Develop new relationships/partnerships with blue chip companies and agencies
  • Maintain and develop the prospect pipeline daily using Salesforce
  • Continuously seek and transition new clients to be contract active
  • Develop documents to assist with closing new agency business, and provide this to the wider Commercial Department
  • Manage the transition of new accounts
  • Respond and follow up sales enquiries using appropriate methods
  • Consistency in providing introduction and proposals to prospects. Including market sector targeting, product offer development, features-benefits-solutions selling.
  • Monitor and report on market and competitor activities and provide relevant reports and information to the team.

Skills & Experience required:

  • Extensive b2b sales experience ideally within the advertising and marketing industry
  • Results-oriented, driven by both financial and career opportunities.
  • Possess strong communication (both verbal and written), and customer service skills, and exchange information with others clearly and concisely.
  • Ability to meet attendance standards and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with managers and employees, along with working with external suppliers.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • Ability to work harmoniously and effectively as part of a work team.
  • Superior level financial analytical ability to ensure that the needs of the business and those of the merchants are met.
  • High degree of resilience and persuasiveness.
  • Excellent negotiator

Package:

A competitive salary is on offer for the successful candidate, plus uncapped commission, along with a bumper benefits package.Interviewing immediately.

Interested? Please apply now to Shape Media and email your CV to – apply@shapemedia.co.uk and quote ref: EW-DSM-0209

 

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Senior Paid Social Account Executive – Sport/Gaming clients – Agency, London, to £30,000

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Senior Paid Social Account Executive – Sport/Gaming clients – Agency, London, to £30,000
  • Leading independent media agency
  • Sport/Gaming brands
  • Exposure to Paid Search
  • Up to £30,000 basic

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

Joining a growing team 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 as well as working across paid search campaigns. 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.

Reporting into the Operations Director 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 Senior Social Executive will include but are not limited to:

  • Working on paid performance campaigns to achieve the best possible results for clients
  • Responsible for day to day management of campaigns, working towards pre-defined goals and optimising budget and strategies against KPIs
  • Suggesting new ideas and insights
  • Troubleshooting tracking and set-up issues
  • Reporting back to the Account Managers and Director on performance of campaigns in Excel, keeping them abreast of changes and optimisations made
  • Generate and analyse advanced daily/weekly/monthly reports and highlight insights
  • Learning best practices and the correct actions to take in any given situation
  • Defining requirements, tracking implementation and ad server integration with bid management tools
  • Plan and forecast performance according to the trends and seasonality

Skills/Experience required:

  • Experience setting up and managing multiple DR social and ideally PPC campaigns in a digital agency setting
  • Well versed across Facebook Ads Manager, Google Adwords, Google Analytics, ad-server tracking
  • 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.
  • 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 (c. up to £30,000) and fab benefits package, the successful candidate will join an agency which operates with a friendly, collaborative and hardworking atmosphere.

Interested?

Please apply immediately or email your CV to Ellie at Shape Media – apply@shapemedia.co.uk and quote ref: PSE-0819

 

 

 

 

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Business Development Executive – Media, Central London, up to £35,000 + commission

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Business Development Executive – Media, Central London, up to £35,000 + commission
  • Leading international publisher 
  • Salary to £35,000 + commission 

My client is a leading, established, international publisher with a flagship portfolio of industry leading products and services  – they are looking for an experienced, successful Business Development Executive to join their Commercial team.

This autonomous  role will be responsible for generating display advertising sales revenue across one of their specialist publications and websites. Fundamental to this role is the development of productive and long-term external client relationships and a constant focus on new business development.

Key tasks include:

  • Develop and grow sponsorship and advertising sales revenues across designated products as tasked to achieve financial targets
  • Professionally build and manage long-term relationships with companies to support growth of revenues across portfolio
  • Identify new clients and generate new leads to develop new relationships and sales
  • Professionally represent the business at industry events, network to develop new contacts and sales opportunities
  • Make visits to clients and potential partners, and conduct face to face meetings as the business requires
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues in Advertising and Sponsorship to create a culture of success, to communicate the benefits of projects and generate sales opportunities with their clients.
  • Work with the Head of Business Development to identify new revenue generation opportunities.
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with all relevant internal departments such as editorial, marketing, production, publishing and accounts
  • Develop a strong understanding of our business segments and stay informed of the latest trends and developments. Take advantage of this knowledge to direct business opportunities for the team.
  • Maintain accurate records and effective administration using Salesforce, generate sales reports as required.

Candidate requirements:

  • The ideal candidate will be a pro-active, dynamic and constructive team player who has demonstrated the ability to work successfully within a complex organisation.
  • Must have a comprehensive sales background (in media sales/advertising/sponsorship) within a similar publishing environment.
  • Knowledge of languages and the Science/Technology/Medical sectors desirable but not essential.
  • Degree level education

Benefits include:

  •  25 days holiday
  • Season ticket loan
  • Private healthcare
    Contributory pension scheme plus other benefits.

Working in a supportive, evolving, close-knit team you can expect a highly competitive salary (up to £35,000 based on experience) + uncapped commission (£5,000 OTE), benefits and great career opportunities.

Interested? Please email your CV to: apply@shapemedia.co.uk and quote ref: NBD-1207

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Senior Account Manager – Agency, London, up to £42,000 + bonus + benefits

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Senior Account Manager – Agency, London, up to £42,000 + bonus + benefits
  • Independent media agency with exciting growth plans
  • Working across an array of brands including entertainment
  • Excellent opportunity to develop management skills 
  • circa £42,000 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 planning and buying and with strong capabilities in at least one other offline media channel.

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 Media channels including Out of Home and/or TV
  • 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 £45,000) 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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Team Leader – Affiliate Marketing, Central London, up to £38,000 + benefits

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Team Leader – Affiliate Marketing, Central London, up to £38,000 + benefits

Rare opportunity for an experienced affiliate marketing manager to join one of the UK’s most prominent and leading performance marketing businesses in their Key Accounts team.

This is a great chance for anyone looking to move into a position of responsibility to gain valuable experience working with one of the network’s largest blue chip clients.

As a Team Leader, you will lead a team dedicated to the management of your client’s range of affiliate programmes, reporting to the Account Director. This exciting and dynamic role will be responsible for liaising with team members, clients and the Account Director as a main point of contact for the escalation of issues, and the strategic coordination of the our top accounts.

The successful candidate will have breadth of experience in the affiliate industry, and in particular in dealing with major blue chip clients, as well as experience in people management

KEY TASKS:

  • Manage all aspects of your brand affiliate campaigns, ensuring clients are satisfied with their campaigns and the effect on their overall business
  • Ensure sufficient company communication regarding all clients within your team
  • Overall responsibility for team members and their performance and development
  • Ensure an appropriate working environment for team members
  • Provide a point of escalation for team members
  • Help to nurture dynamic team environment
  • Ensure good account management practices are being delivered effectively by team members at all times.
  • Provide feedback to Account Director on the effectiveness of the team, the performance of members of the team and the quality of service
  • Show leadership ability to take responsibility for other members of the team on a day-to-day basis

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Strong account management experience in an affiliate marketing role, with a particular focus on blue-chip clients.
  • Possess a high level of industry knowledge and will have developed a presence within the wider affiliate community.
  • Strong experience in coordinating teams in projects and working practices
  • Have a high level of communication and client relationship skills.
  • Demonstrate an excellent level of account management skills, including the ability to optimise large campaigns
  • Have a strong level of affiliate marketing knowledge to present varied options for brand clients in the structure of their campaigns
  • Demonstrate experience with different program structures, including lead based, mobile phone, standard retail and sign-up
  • Show a good understanding of network ethos and help the team to manage accounts using that direction
  • Exhibit a leadership approach in dealing with Account Managers

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

The successful candidate can expect a highly competitive basic salary (up to £38,000) and a comprehensive benefits package.   Interested? Please apply immediately or email your CV to: apply@shapemedia.co.uk and quote ref: EW-PTL-1902

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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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