Account Manager

 


We are looking for an Account Manager to join our commercial team in Lincoln.

 

You will be working in a team that service the whole of Lincolnshire from Skegness to Newark and everything in-between and surrounding area. As an Account Manager your role will be to primarily grow and develop a territory with great potential, as this position will focus on specific LN Postcodes.

 

This region is an exciting patch for Bauer media, with huge potential for growth and development from the right person. Working across affluent areas with large radio audiences, we are looking for an ambitious individual to join us on this journey of growth and success.

 

As an Account Manager you will embody Bauer Media’s values and drive Bauer’s company strategy and goals into the commercial business to a high standard within agreed parameters and desired timelines. Taking personal revenue responsibility for some existing accounts within your territory, whilst also hunting for new clients, to grow revenues across the specific LN postcodes, as well as the wider Bauer portfolio of radio brands, sponsorships, creative and digital products.

 

 

Our Team

 

Representing Bauer Audio UK for Lincs FM and the wider Bauer portfolio of digital brands including Greatest Hits Radio, Magic, Absolute, Kiss and many others, across Lincolnshire & Newark. You will be part of a highly successful and driven local team. Working within a specific postcode territory and ultimately responsible for your own piece of the world – hunting for new business, working with and advising existing clients about the right Bauer brands and products, to help their business more successful.

You will have the opportunity to work with some of the best creative minds in the business and enjoy what it feels like to be part of a successful work family, who thrive on doing a great job for their clients and Bauer. We are looking for the right person to complete our team and help us continue to be the successful team we have become, whilst remaining supportive, approachable and values driven.

 

 

This role will be a mixture of home, field and office working. The role is connected to our offices in Lincoln.

 

 

 

What you'll do

 

Our advertising clients are at the core of everything we do. As an Account Manager, you’ll be working hard to attract and win new clients and develop our existing client portfolio, whilst feeling fully supported.

 

You’ll be responsible for:

 

Executing Bauer’s commercial strategy
Growing group revenues across your specific territory and the wider Bauer portfolio
Managing advertising inventory and price
Developing key internal and external customer relationships
Achieving personal and team revenue targets

 

 


What You'll Bring

 

Communication Skills: You will possess exceptional communication skills that are especially important in enabling effective communication between internal and external partners.
 Communication skills are necessary for the Account Manager when it comes to drafting reports and creating presentations to customers, team members, sales management and key stakeholders. 
You must be able to tailor messages in relation to the audience at hand and to present even the most complex messages in clear, simple, digestible, and convincing terms. These skills must be excellent in both written and verbal form.

 

Technological: You should demonstrate high proficiency in technological systems and programs and an ability to learn and adapt quickly when necessary. 

Ideally proficient within MS office, you will have skills in creating both visually and verbally engaging reports and presentations for your customers, the senior sales management, sales teams and all relevant stakeholders. 

 

Analytical Skills: You will ideally have a keen interest in conducting research and data-driven insights. 

The candidate will have an in-depth knowledge of the business’s product range as well as standard strategic, analytical, and marketing concepts.

A suitable candidate for this position will also have a deep understanding of the business’s marketplace models as well as the opportunities and limitations that come along with it.

 

Interpersonal Skills: As an Account Manager you will possess certain interpersonal skills that will encourage openness and trust both internally and externally. 

You will be self-motivated, have a strong entrepreneurial spirit, be adaptable to business growth fluctuations, work comfortably and effortlessly in group settings, be a persuasive and charismatic individual, thrive in a fast-paced environment, and work well within a pressured deadline environment.

The successful candidate must also demonstrate the ability to remain calm under pressure and during uncertainty.

 

Leadership/People Skills: You will need to demonstrate effective people skills, portraying an ability to move and inspire internal and external customers in a unified direction with vision and understanding. 

Being a representative of the business, you must also be approachable and able to form strong and long-lasting relationships both internally and externally on behalf of the business.  

 

Results Driven: As an Account Manager you will be results driven and be able to demonstrate a proven track record in achieving both personal and team revenue targets.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Package Description

 

Rewards packages at Bauer Media offer a range of salary sacrifice Benefits, such as our pension scheme and flexible holidays, as well as exclusive Perks like great deals and discounts for everyday life.

  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays + 2 volunteer days 
  • Company Car 
  • Commission Scheme
  • Internal Bauer Academy – Wide range of learning opportunities to support with your Career Development 
  • Opportunity to buy additional holiday
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay 
  • Company pension 
  • Cycle to work scheme, tech loan scheme and groups discounts for healthcare insurance
  • Discounted subscriptions on Bauer publications (50%)
  • Thrive initiatives – Wellbeing at Bauer
  • Opportunities to contribute to our Belonging@Bauer and Sustainability initiatives  
  • Discounted high street vouchers

 

About Bauer Media Group

 

Bauer Media UK is part of the wider Bauer Media Group and is the No.1 UK Publisher and the No.1 Digital Commercial Audio broadcaster. We reach 25 million consumers across our Radio and Publishing brands such as Greatest Hits, KISS, Grazia, Today's Golfer, Absolute, TV Choice, Scala, Country Walking, Hits Radio, CAR, Magic, MCN, Jazz FM, Puzzles and many more! 

 

Bauer Media Group has remained one of the world’s most successful media companies for nearly 150 years through our commitment to continuous innovation and consumer obsession. Founded in Hamburg in 1875 and now in our fifth generation of family ownership, our multi-national company operates in 13 countries across Europe, reaching 200 million consumers.

 

 

Belonging at Bauer Mission statement

 

People are at the heart of everything we do. Inclusivity is part of who we are. We celebrate diversity in all its forms, and encourage authenticity, knowing that our differences are celebrated.

 

 

What we will offer you

 

Quite simply, our promise to you is that Bauer Media is a great place to do great work with great people. Our people take an enormous amount of pride in the brands they support. They like their team members, and they feel supported by their managers. We all take collective responsibility for our culture, because we know it has a ripple effect out across our brands. That’s why our culture of inclusion at work, Belonging at Bauer, is at the heart of everything we do. Belonging at Bauer is about our dual goals of being as representative as we can of the audiences we serve, and about creating a working environment where all our people feel able to bring their whole selves to work every day. It’s part of everything we do, and everyone who works here is responsible. If you join us, you’ll be an important part of this as well.

 


Our mental health at work

 

We’re proud to be the driving force behind the “Where’s your head at?” campaign, which is working to put Mental Health First Aiders on an equal footing with traditional workplace First Aiders. This is a priority for all of us that work at Bauer and we now have fully trained Mental Health First Aiders supporting and working across all of our UK locations.

 

 

Learning and Development

 

As the only Media company to be in the top 100 apprenticeship employers, we are striving to always be a great place to do great work for all, Bauer is committed to offering learning and development initiatives through its Bauer Academy tailored to its people, empowering teams and individuals to grow and progress in their careers.

 


Please Note: We are actively seeking this position. You should hear from us within 48 hours of the expiry date. Please note on some occasions the role may be closed before date shown or need to be extended.

 

 

Bauer Core Values

 

Passion

 

We LOVE what we do – it inspires, unifies and challenges us. Our passion is contagious – both loud and quiet, making the impossible possible.

 

Excellence

 

Our desire for excellence fuels our ambition for personal and business growth.

 

Trust

 

We value honesty and integrity. Trust is our foundation, empowering our people to live up to their full potential.

 

Entrepreneurship

 

Entrepreneurship is our pursuit of opportunity – we are agile, focused and resourceful

 

 

If you have any feedback regarding our UK recruitment process please email careershub@bauermedia.co.uk we would love to hear from you.

Date:  13 Feb 2024
Location: 

Lincoln, GB, LN5 7JN

Req ID:  1027