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Prime appointments are currently recruiting for an Account Development Executive in Colchester. As an Development Executive, you will yield performance on specified magazines by maximising the revenue generated from existing clients, as well as developing new advertising clients by investigating the needs of their business, and matching the benefits of using the clients publications database and online opportunities.
In this role your key responsibilities will include
To be aware of the targeted and achieved revenue and yield for your publications of responsibility.
To maximise performance of these publications in terms of revenues achieved, yields achieved, together with volumes of advertising and increased number of forward bookings.
To grow your client universe, and to maintain excellent customer relationships.
To have a strong knowledge of the opposition, develop an understanding of what makes us market leader and what opportunities we can create that are different from the opposition.
To introduce new clients through the identification of new areas of potential business and canvassing of new advertisers.
To sell media and advertising solutions to a universe of clients.
To maintain and grow your existing client base through regular contact and account development.
To monitor competitor publications in order to identify potential advertisers and areas of opportunity through exemption reports.
To maintain effective administration - Client records Order confirmations, etc. Follow the booking procedure given and create clear notes that can be easily understood by other people in your absence.
To ensure all production deadlines are met.
To communicate with your manager through regular feedback - customer developments, competitor activity, marketplace changes, lost or gained accounts, queries raised and resolved.
To be considered for this exciting Development Executive role you need to have the below experience and skills:
Excellent communication skills both verbal and written - most importantly an impeccable telephone manner.
Ability to perform basic administration duties.
Good organisational skills and ability to co-ordinate several tasks at once.
Good customer service skills and the ability to be a team player.
Experience of selling over the phone or face-to-face.
Knowledge of the publishing or media industry.
My client are one of the fastest growing independent magazine publishers in the UK, some of the benefits of working for them are:
Hours: Full time (Monday - Friday 9.00 - 5.30)
20days holiday going up to 25 + Bank holidays
Annual staff events
Training and development
If you feel you have the necessary skills, and are interested in applying for this Business Executive position please click apply, or contact me at [email protected]