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Account Manager

Job Introduction

Can you spot where business opportunities are? Not only identifying what types of business might benefit from our wide range of media solutions but also who you need to speak to?

Can you listen and identify a need? Can you understand the potential return on investment that need represents? And can you present a creative solution to fulfil that need and close the deal?.

If you are well organised, self motivated and driven to succeed this role represents a fantastic opportunity for you.

As an Account Manager for Metro radio you are not only part of the number one local radio station team but part of the Bauer team representing well loved brands such as Kiss and Absolute radio. We are market leaders not only in audio but also with digital and video products. In our team we believe a great attitude, a strong work ethic and the belief in the creative process, leads to results, creating a fantastic place to work.

Role Responsibility

In your role as a Sales Account Manager at Metro you will:

  • Sell creative multi-platform advertising campaigns across our portfolio of commercial airtime, creative, digital products, sponsorships and client funded promotions.
  • Proactively manage and grow your own territory and client list and will be expected to independently source and secure new business.
  • Deliver revenue in line with pre-agreed monthly and quarterly targets.
  • Be an ambassador for Metro and Bauer Media within the local business community.

The Ideal Candidate

For this position you will have a strong track record in client facing Business to Business sales: 

  • You easily build rapport and have a keen eye for a commercial opportunity
  • You are naturally highly motivated, loving nothing more than smashing a target
  • You are professional and both a passionate and persuasive communicator
  • Your listening and fact-finding skills are second to none
  • You have the confidence and conviction to pitch and ask for the business
  • Your customers love you and keep coming back because they know you put them first
  • You’re highly organised, working well under pressure and to deadlines

Package Description

Rewards packages at Bauer Media offer a range of salary sacrifice Benefits, such as our pension scheme and flexible holidays, as well as exclusive Perks like great deals and discounts for everyday life.

Flexible Working

We want to make sure that we find the right people to work in our teams, and we know that the traditional 9-5, five days a week doesn’t suit everyone. So, we would love to hear from you if you feel you’re a great fit for this role and would like to work flexibly. If you are the right person for this role, we’ll find the right working approach for you. 

To apply you'll need to upload your CV and Cover Letter outlining why you are perfect for the role

About the Company

About Bauer Media Group

Bauer Media Group has become an enduringly successful media corporation by focusing on creating content that matters most to millions of people around the world: from print and online publishing to radio and money-helper services for consumers, as well as sales and marketing services for SMB. Family-owned in the 5th generation, Bauer focuses on the long term, with a consumer-first mindset that guides us across our increasingly diverse portfolio. Our workforce of 15,000 shares a passion – to deliver content and services that are popular with, and helpful to, our customers and partners.

Bauer Media Audio is Europe’s leading digital commercial broadcaster and audio operator. Experts in the power of sound, the company reaches over twenty-five million listeners daily through its market-leading broadcast radio, online services, and podcasts. Spanning 7 countries - the UK, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Poland and Slovakia - BM Audio owns leading brands including KISS, Mix Megapol, Absolute Radio, Radio Norge, Radio Expres, Radio Nova, Radio 100 and RMF.

Belonging at Bauer Mission statement

People are at the heart of everything we do. Inclusivity is part of who we are. We celebrate diversity in all its forms, and encourage authenticity, knowing that our differences are celebrated.

 

What we will offer you

Quite simply, our promise to you is that Bauer Media is a great place to do great work with great people. Our people take an enormous amount of pride in the brands they support. They like their team members, and they feel supported by their managers. We all take collective responsibility for our culture, because we know it has a ripple effect out across our brands. That’s why our culture of inclusion at work, Belonging at Bauer, is at the heart of everything we do. Belonging at Bauer is about our dual goals of being as representative as we can of the audiences we serve, and about creating a working environment where all our people feel able to bring their whole selves to work every day. It’s part of everything we do, and everyone who works here is responsible. If you join us, you’ll be an important part of this as well.

Our mental health at work

We’re proud to be the driving force behind the “Where’s your head at?” campaign, which is working to put Mental Health First Aiders on an equal footing with traditional workplace First Aiders. This is a priority for all of us that work at Bauer and we now have fully trained Mental Health First Aiders supporting and working across all of our UK locations.

Bauer Core Values

Creativity - We create unique, high quality content that delights our audiences.

Ambition - We think big and bold, pushing boundaries and embracing change.

Passion - We approach every day with curiosity, commitment and a lively positive mindset.

Teamwork - We learn from each other and take the time to understand both challenges and opportunities, working together to find the right solution.

Trust - We are open, respectful and honest.

InclusivityWe encourage different points of view and perspectives and value all contributions.

Responsibility - We make measured and thoughtful decisions that support the business vision.

 

For more information about Bauer Media UK please check out our Website https://www.bauermedia.co.uk/

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