Account Manager – The Wave and Swansea Sound

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Wireless Published: November 10, 2017
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Account Manager – The Wave and Swansea Sound

  • Division: Radio GB
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Swansea
  • Department: The Wave and Swansea Sound

Summary

The role of Account Manager at a Wireless Group station is to work tirelessly on behalf of local businesses to reach the biggest potential audience with the strongest most persuasive advertising campaigns.

Main Description

Account Manager – The Wave and Swansea Sound

Wireless Group is now a part of News UK. Our Radio GB division operates four national radio stations; including talkSPORT the world's biggest sports radio station, and Virgin Radio. It also operates 12 independent local radio (ILR) stations in England and Wales Including The Wave and Swansea Sound, and a number of digital radio multiplexes throughout GB.

An exciting opportunity has become available for the right individual to be instrumental in the growth of the Direct Sales business at The Wave and Swansea Sound across South Wales.

The role of Account Manager at a Wireless Group station is to work tirelessly on behalf of local businesses to reach the biggest potential audience with the strongest most persuasive advertising campaigns. You will run your own client list supported by our creative solutions team who will provide you with the strongest possible digital, creative and branded content in your marketplace.

Supported by your manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Account managing and developing a list of clients
  • Maximising return on investment for your client base
  • Identifying and developing new prospects to add to your list
  • Prospecting and self-generating new business appointments
  • Winning new business from prospects
  • Utilising market and sector research to maximise opportunities for existing and new clients

 Requirements

  • DO YOU have proven success as an Account Manager?
  • ARE YOU a seasoned sales professional, with experience presenting to clients face to face?
  • CAN YOU Prove success in sourcing and generating new business?
  • WILL YOU be Able to deliver against set KPI including minimum call rates and revenue targets
  • Experience within a Media/Broadcasting industry desirable, although other Industries will be considered

If this sounds like you and you want to work for one of the most listened to stations in South Wales please apply by sending your CV, together with a covering letter