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Image / Agenda / Business

We’re hiring an Account Executive


By IMAGE
20th Jul 2022
We’re hiring an Account Executive

IMAGE Media is looking for a new Account Executive to join our bustling team. Join us on our journey in 2022, as IMAGE seeks to further consolidate its position as the number one place for Irish women to access premium lifestyle content. Our goal is to reach every tuned-in woman in the country with our 360 degrees experiential, printed, social and digital offerings.

At IMAGE, we are all about big ideas and content with purpose. We apply magazine-thinking to our branded content studio, creating and executing partnerships and collaborations with style and substance. And not only do we create, curate and craft standard-setting content, but we have the established and engaged media channels to publish, broadcast and target that content to a combined audience of 1 million people a month.

Reporting to the Chief Revenue Officer, the Account Executive will play a key role in the monetisation and growth of IMAGE Media across all our advertising platforms.

Is this you?

You’re passionate about sales and advertising, you have a strong ideation and commercial mindset and above all bring business brilliance, energy and enthusiasm to the revenue department. You have proven sales experience in the Irish market. You have experience dealing with agency/direct contacts and creating strong relationships. You are driven to carve a name for yourself and IMAGE within the Irish advertising industry.

You’re professional, creative and enjoy the buzz of being part of a fast-paced team environment. You’re able to work on your own initiative but at the heart of it you’re a team player. You have no problem picking up the phone to clients. You won’t let any target go without it being achieved and are driven by the joy of closing that sale.

Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
  • Ensure that personal revenue targets are met and exceeded
  • Take full responsibility and ownership of each sale you make and client you are looking after from initial sale to delivery of campaign
  • Selling to an existing client base and building a portfolio of new clients
  • Manage relationships with existing clients to ensure they are regularly kept abreast of what is happening with IMAGE and always receive gold standard service
  • Proactively pitch briefs/deals in advance to clients to ensure healthy future pipeline at all times
  • Creating an environment of creativity and excellence in all you do
  • Build a strong working relationship with the Internal team
  • Maintain a high level of knowledge of the industry and our competitors across the board, keep up to speed on emerging trends or changes to the advertising landscape
  • Adopt a strong communication strategy throughout the department and organisation.
Skills & Experience Required
  • Experience working with agencies and direct clients
  • A proven track record in achieving targets on time
  • Have an understanding and experience of working with media planners & buyers at all levels
  • Ability to work on own initiative while also being a strong team player
  • Strong interpersonal, time management & organisational skills
  • Ability to manage excellent client and colleague relationships
  • Motivated and enthusiastic individual
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Strong administrations skills
  • A pro-active approach to creative projects
  • Experience in delivering client-focused solutions based on customer needs
  • Ability to work under pressure whilst maintaining a cool outlook
  • A personable and professional character that will allow you to build client rapport
  • The confidence to give clients trust in your work

 

If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you! To apply, please email your CV and cover letter to: doireann.murray@image.ie. Closing date for applications is Friday, 5th August.