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HEAD OF DIGITAL - MIDLANDS

Job Introduction

Please provide us with a covering letter detailing why, based on the above job specification and information that you feel you would be the right person for the role. Ensure to highlight your experience and achievements within a digital environment.

If skills demonstrated with previous work presented at interview stage, candidates will be asked to attend a 2nd stage interview at which point they will present a completed brief that they will have been given.

This role is a Senior role within the Bauer Radio Commercial Digital Team, reporting into Commercial Digital Director. 

You will be part of the highly successful Bauer Create digital team which is made up of a broad mix of individuals across each region of the UK with their own key digital specialisms.

This team works with local direct advertisers and agencies to deliver digital marketing campaigns to advertise our clients business.

The digital team directly supports our Bauer sales force in the selling of digital products and services and is an integral part of the overall commercial revenue generated across the group annually.

The Regional Head of Digital will embody Bauer Media’s values and drive Bauer’s company strategy and goals into the commercial business to a high quality and to desired timelines.

You will need to be a creative individual who excels in bringing ideas to life and is comfortable sharing and presenting their work.  When a non-obvious answer or solution is needed, they can be relied upon to find it.

The Regional Head of Digital will be a driven person, who strives to achieve targets that are set for them.

You’ll be responsible for the delivery of the commercial digital revenue across Bauer Midlands.  You’ll implement a set strategy and work with local Sales Directors and Account Managers to deliver best in class digital marketing campaigns and products to our wide portfolio of clients.

Role Responsibility

  • Creating outstanding sales presentations and pitches
  • Creating best in class digital campaigns
  • Focusing on driving value for the customer by understanding their needs, what is important to them, and what will work well for their business.
  • Building excellent relationships with customers through regular communication, over-delivering on expectations, and building trust.
  • Pitching ideas to the client or agency
  • Campaign and product management
  • Leading team brainstorms; suggesting, collating and developing ideas.
  • Managing 1 Digital Executive in the Midlands
  • Managing and reporting on the digital revenue within the Midlands

The Ideal Candidate

  • Previous experience working in an Agency or Media environment
  • Proven management experience
  • Experience in managing the workload of a team, including workload management, brief distribution, 121s and PDRs
  • Adobe Photoshop and/or Adobe Illustrator
  • WordPress
  • Front end web design
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Google Analytics
  • Responsive design
  • Excellent self-motivation
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Commercial awareness
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Great teamwork
  • Administrative & organisational skills
  • Proficient with IT and Microsoft Office
  • Attention to detail
  • Must be able to produce creative and original ideas
  • Must have experience in presenting in front of clients
  • Experience in working in a commercial environment to set revenue targets

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. 

 

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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