Mar 15, 2019

Media Executive

  • Global Radio
  • Bletchley, Milton Keynes, UK
Full-time Ambient Outdoor & Out of Home

Job Description

Global is one of the world's leading media & entertainment groups and Europe's largest radio company. At Global, we work hard, we're obsessed about the detail in everything we do and most of all we're proud to be known for employing some of the best talent in the industry.

As the country's leading commercial radio business, Global is home to some of the biggest and most loved media brands in the UK; Heart, Capital, Classic FM, Smooth, LBC, Radio X?, Capital Xtra and Gold. Every week, Global brands reach more than 31 million people, including more than 25 million on the radio alone.

Global has more than 1,600 people working at 25 broadcast centres around the UK and offices in New York, Paris & Hamburg. We're a dynamic company who look for like-minded and passionate people to join the business.

What it's all about…

Being a Media Executive is all about supporting the sales process through planning, reporting, insight and creating presentations.

Our Media Executives are at the heart of everything in the sales team, with a great understanding of our products and brands. They are the go-to people, making sure that we deliver on our customer campaigns.

What you'll be doing…

  • You'll work with the team to create cutting-edge multi-platform solutions for our clients.
  • You'll support the team to deliver against targets, KPI's and the Salesgear process.by:
  • Researching and communicating market trends
  • ,Sourcing leads and new business opportunities.
  • Participating in the idea-generating sessions, drawing on your brand and product knowledge as part of the Creative Partnership Team.
  • Generating any relevant insight related to the brief using TGI, Ad Dynamix, Rajar, etc.
  • Through this analysis, you will generate the most compelling insights for the Account Manager to share with the client.
  • Create or select the products through g:Plan in response to the customer brief, recommending the right range of brands and locations creating upsell opportunities for your Account Managers.
  • Build engaging and powerful presentations, in collaboration with the Creative Partnership Team and participate in rehearsals and feedback.
  • Using g:nie you will make sure that we offer the right price to the customer and ensure the discount notebook is accurate and up-to-date.
  • You'll be a key point of contact for customer service and will support your Account Management team while they are out of the office.
  • You'll be the go-to person for revenue management, scheduling and credit control and will communicate any inventory pressures to the team.
  • Where required you will generate reports, ensuring Salesforce is up to date and monitor forecast.

Can you tick all of these boxes?

  • You don't need loads of experience, we have great training, and having the right attitude is everything, plus you'll be:-
  • Cool under pressure - you are able to communicate with and juggle the needs of different personality types.
  • Great at building relationships with a good network of internal contacts.
  • A team player - Happy to get stuck in and help with whatever is needed.
  • Thorough in your approach - you have strong attention to detail and a high level of accuracy.
  • Tech savvy, with a good level of skill in Salesforce.com,g:Plan, Keynote,Excel, Word,iMovieand g:nie.
  • Self-motivated - always hungry for more.
  • A head for figures, you love the numbers.

What you'll get…

  • A great starting salary, plus monthly commission to match your team's targets.
  • But it's more than just pay…
  • 25 days' holiday which increases the longer you stay with us, plus of course, all the public holidays.
  • Flex benefits including buying and selling holiday, childcare vouchers and discount deals.
  • The latest technology will be at your fingertips, so a MacBook and salesforce.com with loads of training in how to use them too.
  • And of course, the usual stuff you'd expect like a pension, income protection and life assurance.

Lastly, you'll demonstrate our Global behaviours:-

  • Straight talking and sincere
  • Love to Deliver
  • Obsessive about detail
  • Strive to do it differently

Agency / Employer

Direct Employer