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Account Manager - Media Agency

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Isabel Brehcist

As a Key Account Manager, I work with some of Give A Grad A Go's larger clients, placing graduates who are looking to break into the Banking & Finance or FinTech sphere.

My area of expertise

I work with such a huge a variety of clients that it's hard to pinpoint my particular area of expertise! But I particularly enjoy finding graduates a job they love in an area they hadn't originally thought about.

Why I chose to work at Give A Grad A Go

I came to Give A Grad A Go to help me with my job hunt after checking out their reviews on Google. I was comletely blown away by the team, work ethic and job opportunities - I quickly decided I wanted in! After friendly team drinks, I was invited on board - 2 years later I'm loving working with some of the coolest clients in the market! It's definitely the most supportive and collaborative working environment I've experienced in my career so far.

The worst job I've had

My worst job has to be when I was a security guard at a (now in administration) shoe warehouse. At 5"3 it was pretty bleak. My months' trial resulted in more shoes being stolen than ever before. 

Looking for marketing graduate jobs in London, and want to work for a leading media agency?

Company profile

In this Account Manager job, you will be joining a leading media agency who specialise in magazine circulation via targeted media placements. They are responsible for distributing over 300 international publishers; from the likes of Glamour, Vogue, Stylist and The Times across the UK.

Job description

In this Account Manager job, you will be responsible for managing relationships with their core corporate accounts (think Google, Deloitte and the Shard) to ensure both the publisher and the customer receives the best possible service. You will be utilising your solid account management experience to forge and develop outstanding professional relations and ensuring all communication is clear and efficient.

Key responsibilities

In this Account Manager job, your tasks will involve:

  • Managing key existing accounts, ensuring that prompt and effective communication is given in response to all client queries
  • Searching for and developing your own portfolio of exclusive clientele
  • Presenting to relevant magazine and newspaper publishers
  • Formulating clear bespoke proposals that meet your client’s distribution and marketing objectives
  • Identifying up-selling opportunities for accounts via new routes to the market
  • Entertaining clients at networking events during the working week

Job requirements

  • A 2.1 from a top university
  • At least 18-months’ account management experience, looking after clients and key accounts
  • Previous sales experience (including lead generation)
  • The ability to thrive in a target focused environment
  • A strong background/interest in media would be a real plus
  • A charismatic, personable and trustworthy demeanour is essential – this role is all about building long-lasting client relations
  • The ability to manage a busy workload – you will be spinning a lot of plates at once!
  • A good sense of humour

Benefits of the job

  • A great starting salary of 26,000
  • Competitive bonus structure
  • Fantastic work perks – such as client trips to Ascot, Twickenham and top restaurants
  • Beautiful offices in Soho

Looking for account manager jobs in London, and want to work for a leading media agency? If you have 18 months’ account management experience, apply for this Account Manager job in London today.

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