Media Account Manager

Weekly Hours: 37.5

Salary: £24,000  + Company Bonus

Responsible to: Director

Location: You will ideally be located in Scotland or the North of England. 

Working Practice: You will be set up to work from home but will occasionally be required to travel to our offices in Beckford or Milton Keynes.

Background

 

The Crowd Agency works in partnership with our sister agency,  Native to provide outsourced media sales support to Students’ Unions. We have acquired the full media rights at over 35 Students’ Unions giving those organisations financial security and taking on the workload involved in promoting, selling and fulfilling their media opportunities including Freshers Fairs, On-campus stalls, Email, Web Banners, Posters/Digital Display and social media alongside a host of other advertising opportunities. 

Role Purpose

 

The role will have full accountability for a portfolio of Students’ Union partners and be their primary contact point. They will be responsible for building key relationships with their Students’ Unions so being an effective communicator is essential. 

 

The role will require a high attention to detail, an ability to manage within a fast paced environment and a need to find solutions for our clients ensuring that all bookings placed into them are managed efficiently.

 

Experience and Skills - Essential

 

  • An excellent communicator both verbally and in written format 

  • Comfortable building strong relationships with a variety of stakeholders

  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills

  • You will thrive on working to targets and will be able to confidently negotiate with clients to identify new opportunities and maximise sales revenue

  • You will be focussed on the detail ensuring mistakes are minimised

  • You will be resilient and able to deal with setbacks and present alternative solutions to problems

  • You will have strong project management skills  

Experience and Skills - Desired

 

  • You will be comfortable working to targets and will be able to confidently negotiate with clients to maximise sales revenue

  • You will have worked in a new business environment and demonstrated your ability to work closely with clients in a consultative manner.

  • You will ideally have some  knowledge of Students’ Unions and their media

  • Experience using Hubspot or similar CRM software would be an advantage

If you would like to apply for this role then please email your CV and cover letter to ian@thecrowdagency.com