Account Manager-Renewals

Salary: Up to £35k plus uncapped comms

  • Sector: Media
  • Sub-sector: Sales
  • Type: Permanent
  • Location: London and South East

job description

An Account Manager is needed for the leading resource of global hedge fund news. The Account Manager will maintain/grow the spend of existing clients whilst generating new business revenues from said clients.
Through it’s daily news website and weekly magazine our client delivers in-depth coverage of the latest hedge fund developments and people moves, as well as detailed analysis, market intelligence and reports, along with a programme of free events. 
The correct candidate will join an established and high performing team on a highly successful brand whilst existing clients are made up of a host of different service providers within the hedge fund sector. The correct candidate will be tasked with selling across a range of products including: Print and online advertising, content led editorial and reports, networking events, Industry awards, educational workshops, research and bespoke projects.

The position will involve:

  • Managing relationships with a large client base of different hedge fund service providers.
  • Renewing commercial partnerships and campaigns with current clients.
  • Sourcing and developing new business relationships internationally.
  • Pitching senior, decision making, personnel both over the phone and in person.
  • Working collaboratively with a team of other sales people
  • Producing high quality and professional commercial proposals
  • Quickly understanding the nuances of the industry sector in which these products function and applying this knowledge to pitch with gravitas and credibility.
  • Attending industry events and networking.
  • Managing time effectively in order to work towards a range of financial targets
  • Project managing individual commercial projects across the suite of products.
  • Travelling internationally.
An ideal candidate will be able to exhibit the following:
  • Confidence, intelligence, gravitas a personable nature
  • Comfortable with dealing with and pitching to C-level clients,
  • A mature and entrepreneurial approach to business.
  • Strong uptake and initiative, with willingness to learn
  • A positive, can do and pro-active outlook and attitude
  • Experience of working in a target driven environment and a focus on delivery
  • Good organisational skills
  • Good computer skills
  • Sales experience
  • Some industry knowledge, or relatable experience working is preferred. Recruitment or events experience in the financial sector is also beneficial.
The Benefits
  • Competitive remuneration and bonus structure
  • Independent company with established brands
  • Xmas trip abroad fully paid for – European city
  • Friendly experienced team
  • Global offices
  • Regular company incentives
  • Quarterly company activities and parties
  • International business travel
  • Modern Office complete with Sky TV and Table Tennis table and free Friday drinks
  • On-going training and career development
  • Opportunity to progress through the ranks of the business.
  • A meritocratic environment to work in. 

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