Sales Support Assistant – Media, Central London, up to £23,000 basic

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Sales Support Assistant – Media, Central London, up to £23,000 basic

This is an exciting Sales Support opportunity to join one of the leaders in the media world. We’re looking for a Sales Support Assistant to join their national sales team to ensure that campaigns are executed on brief, and completed to schedule, at all times. This role is key in ensuring delivery of exceptional customer service in a fast paced, frequently changing environment. Efficiency, accuracy, flexibility and great communication are key to success.

As a Sales Support Assistant you’ll be supporting the sales function; ensuring the sales process runs seamlessly, managing multiple tasks effectively and juggling priorities are critical in the role to ensure delivery of team and business goals.

Key Responsibilities will involve:

Delivery

  • To provide accurate and effective administrative support to the functions of digital content and sales support
  • To have a thorough understanding of the digital creative process, content formats (file types, set up, coding etc), content production (compression), and delivery
  • To ensure that all relevant processes and procedures are adhered to and completed on schedule and to correct standards, including:
  • Updating and monitoring digital content for internal / external use display schedules
  • Ensuring that all content is displayed to the highest standard possible
  • Updating and monitoring digital requests and queries
  • Ensure the security of the company information is maintained at all times

Customer Engagement

  • Work to customer specific content guidelines with professional communications at all times
  • Consistently deliver excellent customer service and act as an ambassador for the company
  • Follow up on customer complaints, ensuring they are handled in a professional and timely manner, and are escalated where necessary
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key clients and contacts

Team Work

  • Provide assistance to the sales team with any queries relating to the sale of advertising campaigns on our digital sites
  • Coordinate communication between sales, development and operations teams to ensure the booking process runs efficiently from booking through to displaying; ensuring a seamless service for clients
  • Work closely with the Planning team, to identify any issues and discuss development ideas
  • Support the sales department on internal projects, presentations and meetings

Personal Development

  • Recommend and implement new ideas for the sales support and planning process
  • Ensure product knowledge is up to date and have an understanding of the Sales and Marketing Proposition of all products sold by the sales teams.

Requirements:

  • Highly organised with excellent attention to detail
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Clear and precise verbal and written communication
  • Comfortable with data and analytical in approach
  • Good problem solving skills, with a proactive approach
  • Takes initiative to respond to situations quickly, and knows when to escalate
  • Ability to juggle priorities and manage multiple tasks effectively
  • Being prepared to get stuck in – we all work together as a team and this means that sometimes flexible hours may be required in mornings/evenings and weekends to help get things done.

Package – Salary up to £23,000 + company benefits

Interested? Please apply immediately to Shape Media – email your CV to: apply@shapemedia.co.uk and quote ref: EW:SSA:0909

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International Media Account Executive – Central London, £23,000 basic + bonus

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International Media Account Executive – Central London, £23,000 basic + bonus

Our client is one of the UK’s leading independent and media planning and buying agencies, specialising in integrated media solutions for a diverse range of clients.

They are hiring for a budding bilingual Account Executive to join their International team – this is a fantastic and exciting chance to become a valued and integral member of such a dynamic and successful media company.

Working across a varied portfolio of clients some key responsibilities will include:

  • Providing excellent client service, maintaining specific accounts
  • Research of media opportunities
  • Production of media schedules and media appraisals/recommendations
  • Research of target audience
  • Identifying key opportunities for clients
  • Day to day client contact, responding to ad hoc client requests
  • Weekly reporting and managing continued optimisation of campaigns
  • General administration duties
  • Liaising with media owners

Experience required:

The successful candidate will:

  • Hold a Bachelors degree, minimum 2.1
  • Have fluency in English as well as French ideally, or another European language; or Arabic
  • Be an excellent communicator – confident, articualte and assertive
  • Possess exceptional analytical and numerical skills
  • Have a strong understanding and interest in advertising and media
  • Be an energetic, ambitious, self- motivated individual with a desire to learn and develop.
  • Be able to work smart and fast and have excellent relationship and communication skills
  • Have excellent skills in Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint

Interested?

If you’re looking to kick start your media career, this is a fabulous agency to join. Asides from a highly competitive basic starting salary, there’s a great range of other benefits on offer for the successful candidate not to mention, excellent career opportunities.

Please apply immediately to Shape Media – email your CV to: apply@shapemedia.co.uk and quote ref: EW:IAE-0909

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Agency Sales Manager – Video – Central London, up to £40,000 + uncapped commission

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Agency Sales Manager – Video – Central London, up to £40,000 + uncapped commission
  • Exciting agency facing sales/account management role
  • Pioneering, global company specialising in video content
  • Competitive basic up to £40,000 + uncapped commission

Our client, a unique and highly successful video content distribution business is seeking a motivated, entrepreneurial business development manager to help manage their existing business as well as growing their client base.

The role:

The successful candidate will be responsible for driving direct revenue by leveraging their bespoke content distribution product for brands and media agencies in the UK. You will manage existing agency accounts as well as source new clients, building a revenue pipeline and turning prospects into clients.

Other duties will include:

  • Maintaining and developing the prospect pipeline on a daily basis
  • Educating the new prospects about our software solution and the market
  • Responding to and following up on sales enquiries
  • Providing introductions and proposals to prospects

Must haves:

  • Knowledge of the digital media landscape having sold similar digital marketing solutions to media agencies
  • Sociable and amicable – a people person through and through
  • Commercial acumen and negotiation – understanding what to prioritise for the business
  • Self-motivated and ambitious
  • Organised, curious and consistent – remembering key prospect details and dates, knowing where to seek out opportunities and delivering against promises
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in your work
  • A clear and engaging communication style

Package:

Competitive salary up to £40,000 (based on ex) plus uncapped commission

Benefits include 25 days annual holiday allowance, company pension (3% employer, 3% employee), summer hours, and an excellent training package.

Interested? Please apply immediately or email your CV to: apply@shapemedia.co.uk and quote ref: EW-VS-0507

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Digital Marketing Account Manager (Consumer Brands) – Central London, up to £30,000 + Benefits

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Digital Marketing Account Manager (Consumer Brands) – Central London, up to £30,000 + Benefits

This is a fantastic and rare chance for a hard working, confident, and dedicated digital marketing candidate to join one of the leaders in the performance marketing space – working across some of their leading clients, this really is a great chance if you are looking to move into a position of responsibility and gain valuable experience with exposure to big name brands.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Manage and optimise assigned accounts to fulfil the needs of the customer. Implement and advise on affiliate marketing concepts to optimise assigned accounts.
  • Communicate regularly with assigned accounts to satisfy needs of the customer.
  • 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 facing account management experience in a digital marketing function
  • 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.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the affiliate marketing industry.
  • 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.

What’s on offer?

  • Competitive basic salary linked to experience and competencies
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Free travel insurance
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • A supportive and fun work environment
  • Access to training and development
  • Plus a host of other attractive perks and benefits

Interested? Please apply immediately to Shape Media – email your CV to: apply@shapemedia.co.uk and quote EW-AAM-2511

 

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Agency Business Development Manager – Central London, up to £45,000 basic + 50% OTE + benefits

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Agency Business Development Manager – Central London, up to £45,000 basic + 50% OTE + benefits
Central London
  • Award winning, high growth programmatic business
  • Competitive base up to £45,000 + 50% OTE uncapped
  • Generous benefits package

Our client, an exciting, high growth, global, digital advertising technology business is seeking a motivated and proactive, experienced Agency Sales Manager to join their expanding team.

The successful candidate will become part a resourceful 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 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, selling a programmatic solution
  • Current, established relationships with UK media agencies
  • A good understanding of performance display advertising and a strong understanding of the UK digital market
  • 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 beknown 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 £45,000 basic), 50% commission, plus a fabulous benefits package and strong career development opportunities.

Interested?  Please email your CV directly to: apply@shapemedia.co.uk and quote ref: EW:SSM-2306

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Campaign Manager – Programmatic – Central London, up to £40,000 + bonus

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Campaign Manager – Programmatic – Central London, up to £40,000 + bonus
  • Established, evolving, award winning global ad tech business
  • Highly competitive base: up to £40,000 (based on experience) + bonus
  • Excellent career development opportunities
  • Generous benefits + perks

Our client is an award winning global, digital advertising technology business who work with a host of big name brands in turning consumer data into actions, helping increase brand awareness, find new customers and maintain customer relationships. Its expert team helps clients achieve competitive advantage through cross-device digital campaign strategies with unique insights.

This newly created, mid-level role will sit in the Operations team, with repsonsibilities across Ad Operations, Digital Ad Trading/Optimisation, Analysis and Account Management.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage operations for 10- 15 campaigns – including ad operations, digital ad trading, optimisations, reporting and account management.
  • Swift troubleshooting – resolving tech problems with the client directly.
  • Provide technical support, troubleshoot underperforming or underdelivering campaigns and discrepancies.
  • Function as the Operations expert to clients and deliver case studies and best practice examples internally.
  • Help junior members of the team with questions and development.
  • Manage costs and margins, including best possible optimisation of costs throughout the whole campaign.
  • Work closely with the sales team on RFP’s by leveraging both prior campaign experience and in-depth knowledge of available products and solutions.
  • Take an active role in developing the company’s product.
  • Provide feedback to Technology team on new functionality.
  • Proactively seek out ways to solve any inefficiencies.

Requirements:

  • Strong background in an Ad Ops/Ad Tech role
  • Proven ability to be able to optimise campaigns and deliver excellent performance.
  • Ability to balance competing priorities and work under pressure.
  • Ambitious and pro-active – able to drive excellence in a small company.
  • Ability to work in a strong and international team environment.
  • Passionate about data and thirst for knowledge.
  • Bright, charismatic and inspirational with the ability to win credibility internally.
  • A strong interest in advertising and technology.
  • Ability to work independently and be a team player.
  • Working knowledge of HTML in order to QA ad tags and fix minor creative issues.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

Working in a supportive, evolving, close-knit team you can expect a highly competitive salary (up to £40,000 basic based on experience), bonus + benefits and great career opportunities.

Interested? Please apply here or email your CV directly to Shape Media: apply@shapemedia.co.uk and quote ref: TAM-1407

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Programmatic Account Manager – Shoreditch, London, c.£40,000 + bonus + benefits

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Programmatic Account Manager – Shoreditch, London, c.£40,000 + bonus + benefits
  • High growth, award winning global digital business
  • Highly competitive base c.£40,000 + bonus
  • Excellent career development opportunity
  • Generous benefits + perks

Our client is an award winning global, digital advertising technology business – they are looking to hire a superstar experienced Agency Account Manager to join their growing team.

  • This varied and commmercially focused position will give you a unique opportunity to work on the front line of the online advertising industry, in an innovative and fast paced audience targeting company.
  • It will offer a unique blend of hands-on account management with client facing responsibilities by working in a fun-loving, results driven environment.
  • The role will involve taking a consultative approach to upselling the company’s unique value proposition in its various different shapes and sizes to clients.
  • The successful candidate would take an active interest in the initial research of the upsell, presenting ideas to clients, to campaign set up and delivery.
  • collaborate daily with the UK’s major media agencies and their international teams, by helping them achieve their marketing objectives through offering their unique and sophisticated targeting technology and helping create tailor made strategies for clients.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Proactively managing multiple advertiser client accounts across Display, Video & Native formats with UK, EU and Global advertisers to ensure long term commercial partnerships.
  • Analyze campaign objectives versus performance data for insight reporting
  • Pass on qualified leads to sales for new business opportunities.
  • Maintain regular contact with agencies regarding campaign optimization, growth strategies and opportunities.
  • Work with Sales, Operations & Product Teams to project manage optimum campaign setup, and optimize growth and retention on your accounts.
  • Troubleshoot campaigns with delivery or performance issues for clients and agencies.
  • Create high quality presentations for clients focusing on insights and consultative selling
  • Cultivate positive business relationships with media planners and buyers at media agencies, and the digital marketing teams for brands, and be responsible for the growth of existing business.

Skills/Experience Required:

  • Possess a strong understanding of the digital landscape across ad networks, RTB, DMP, DSP’s and emerging advertising technologies.
  • Have a good understanding of online metrics such as ROI, CPA, CPC, eCPM.
  • Solid experience providing excellent customer service in the digital advertising space.
  • Confident in consultative up-selling to clients.
  • Proven experience working with media agencies and/or clients to fully understand their business model and campaign objectives, and ability to develop strategies to meet their goals.
  • Polished verbal and written communication skills, with both internal colleagues and external clients.
  • Analytical, data analysis and problem solving skills.
  • Highly organized, with ability to be agile in our fast paced environment.
  • Ability to prioritize and focus, with great attention to detail.
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office including Excel and PowerPoint

Working in a fantastic office environment, you can expect a highly competitive salary (circa £40,000 basic based on experience), bonus, a fabulous benefits package including private health and amazing career opportunities.

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

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Media Sales Executive, London, up to £22,000 starting basic + uncapped commission + benefits

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Media Sales Executive, London, up to £22,000 starting basic + uncapped commission + benefits

Do you want to start your career in media sales? Are you passionate about digital? Do you think you have the right personality to become a sales superstar?

Our client, an international market leader in their space is looking to hire an ambitious and driven candidate in their media sales team.

Based in their amazing UK offices, the role will involve:

  • Sourcing and developing commercial relationships with businesses
  • Generating advertising revenue through a range of online products
  • Developing and managing a pipeline of prospects to achieve targets

Person Requirements:

This role would suit a motivated and goal-oriented candidate who is keen to start their media sales career.

  • A confident communicator, fluent in English both verbal and written
  • A professional, motivated, target-driven team player
  • Customer focused
  • A desire to provide quality service
  • Previous telesales experience will be a bonus but not essential if you can demonstrate proactive, self-motivation and tenacity
  • You will also have a good understanding or interest in media and advertising

The dynamic and constantly changing environment here provides growth opportunity as well as recognition and rewards for the achievement of business results.

This is a really amazing opportunity to develop your digital sales career, and become part of this successful and growing business.

Package & Benefits:

Competitive starting salary (£22,000 basic) which will rise to £24,000 after 3 months, plus commission and great benefits that include pension, healthcare cash back, free breakfast & drinks, annual party, running & yoga club and massages.

Interested? Please apply immediately here or email your CV to Ellie  apply@shapemedia.co.uk and quote ref: GSE-1409

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