Activation Account Executive

Fantastic opportunity to join this truly iconic organisation, whose brands have a long heritage of being trusted sources of news and information across multiple platforms.   

In the ever-changing media environment were the landscape continues to evolve, it couldn’t be a more exciting time to join this talented, enthusiastic and dedicated team.

Key Purpose Of The Role

  • To drive revenues across all areas of the business that you are responsible for
  • Deliver sales messages effectively to Advertisers and Agencies
  • To collaborate with and support all areas of our business to drive revenues and profitability
  • Recommend and implement best practice in running of Advertiser and Agency portfolio
  • Maximise accuracy and minimise administrative errors within day to day running of Agency portfolio.
  • Ensure a good reputation and profile within the UK media marketplace


  • Own day to day relationship with Agencies within portfolio
  • Develop and retain revenue­ influencing relationships with customers, both existing and new
  • Implement quarterly Business Plans for Advertisers and Agencies within portfolio, which have been designed alongside Group Head and Group Account Director
  • Partner with other Account Executives across sales hubs to ensure consistency of approach and building of team spirit.
  • Build strong working relationships with Operations, Trading, Finance and other teams within the organisation
  • Take responsibility for own personal development, including building of PDP and attendance of Power Hours

Required Knowledge, Skills And Behaviours

  • Highly numerate and an clear commercial thinker, able to identify and maximise revenue opportunities and report performance accurately
  • Organised and efficient
  • Ability to build relationships across agency planning/buying teams over the phone
  • A strong communicator with good writing and conversation skills
  • High­ impact, engaging personality with the energy to effect change and influence outcomes
  • Effective operator, gets things done well and with good pace
  • An advocate of the organisation’s culture, personifying company principles and behaviours including Collaboration, Imagination, Determination, Excellence & Professionalism

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