Business Development Manager

News UK
Published
2 September 2021
Location
London, United Kingdom
Telephone
Steven - 07818 566640
Job Ref
HDS 02/09/2021-1
Salary
£32k + £12kote

Description

Our client is looking for an excellent salesperson to sell across their radio portfolio. 

Our clients’ people create award-winning national and local radio and podcasts which have become destinations for millions of listeners across the UK, Ireland and beyond. Their success is rooted in delivering content their audiences love.

The Team:  National Sales is responsible for all commercial revenues from across the brand portfolio. The team is headed up by the Head of Business Development and there are another two Business Development Managers in the hub, making a team of four.

Your Role: This role works across key agencies, and you will be responsible for developing the creative solutions, airtime and digital revenues across your agency patch. You will also be responsible for communicating our client’s amazing media offering through the utilisation of all available media platforms

 

Day to day you will:

Work towards the overall group target for the year by formulating an effective sales strategy accounting for our clients’ stations objectives, key properties and deal and pricing parameters.

Forecast accurate revenue from your patch and communicate this to the business.

Manage business potential and ensure every possible lead is followed up through pro-active initiatives.

Work with Activation and Editorial departments to improve the delivery of the business. Work with the Finance department to ensure minimal bad debt / queries.

Adhere to and implement equal opportunities and other HR policies across the team.

 

What our client is looking for from you: 

Good knowledge of media, agency and client processes and business objectives

Sales experience within a media owner environment ideally across both display and creative solutions.

You are determined, with a resilient mindset

You are personable, with a proven track record of building and nurturing relationships across a wide spectrum of agency disciplines.
In addition, our client also offers:

  • A generous pension scheme with employer contributions of up to 5%.
  • 25 days holiday and up to 4 volunteering days per year.
  • Maternity leave up to 18 weeks full basic salary & paternity leave up to 2 weeks;
  • Wide range of training available, plus full LinkedIn Learning access.

 

 

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