Direct Sales Account Manager

Date:  07-Mar-2023

Dublin 2, IE

Req ID:  620

About Us


Bauer Media Audio Ireland is Ireland’s premier media company and the home of some of Europe’s leading commercial media brands. Bauer Media Audio Ireland owns and operates a portfolio of media channels with a strong focus on commercial radio and emerging digital media.


The company maintains some of the largest independent radio networks in Ireland and it continues to be one of the fastest-growing radio networks in the world.


Our brands include Newstalk, Today FM, 98FM, Spin, Spin South West, Off The Ball, along with Ireland’s largest digital audio platform, audioXi.

About The Role 

We are seeking a dynamic Account Manager to join our commercial team. In this exciting role, the key focus is developing and selling advertising solutions across a cross-platform media mix, including on-air, digital, online, sponsorship and promotions, whilst meeting monthly and annual revenue targets.


Strong presentation, communication and interpersonal skills are key attributes, along with the ability to task manage and execute campaigns while maintaining relationships with clients and internal teams. 


The chosen candidate will be rewarded with a competitive remuneration package, excellent benefits, and training support.


What you’ll do:


  • Develop new business for BMAI across our portfolio of stations and platforms
  • Manage and grow a portfolio of current customers
  • Meet monthly, quarterly, and yearly revenue targets as set by sales management
  • Meet weekly sales KPIs as set by your Sales Manager
  • Prepare accurate advertising contracts on behalf of the company
  • Prepare various reports as required
  • Complete all sales-related paperwork including reports, traffic, credit applications, CRM, etc.
  • Adhere to all sales department policies, including recommended rates and packages
  • Attend and completes all aspects of sales training programmes
  • Assist with special sales-related projects 
  • Stay abreast of competitive conditions
  • Consistently strive for best-in-class customer care delivery


If the following traits sound like you, you might be the right person for the job:


  • Target driven, month in and month out
  • Tech-savvy
  • Brilliant organisational skills so you get the most from your day
  • Good at listening and being just as good at asking questions to help clients think bigger
  • Fantastic at networking, spotting opportunities, and doing something about them
  • A self-starter who keeps themselves motivated
  • Have an affinity for number crunching from forecasting your sales to counting your revenue
  • Understanding of the media marketplace


Before you apply, make sure you tick the following boxes:


  • Full clean driving licence
  • Experience in B2B field sales
  • Experience in media sales (preferable)


Our Culture & Rewards


At Bauer Media Audio Ireland we strive to be the most innovative, dynamic and best in class media outlet in Ireland. We want more people to spend more time with us. We want to talk to every person in Ireland, every single week, through one of our channels. To make this happen, our team is made up of some of the most passionate and creative people you’ll find. Working here means no two days are the same. The work by its nature is fast-paced, and it can be intense - we work really hard – but we are all here because we truly love what we do.


We are committed to promoting, developing, and facilitating a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace culture, and to encouraging and supporting the creation and distribution of content that reflects the diverse audience in Ireland.


Bauer Media Audio Ireland employees believe that the most important thing in creating a happy, respectful workplace culture is to simply act like the kind of person you would like to work with. Our employees believe in a guide to working by ‘Be Sound, Be Fearless, Be United and Be Accountable’. We live by these values every day.