Media Solutions Account Manager

Location
Dublin City Centre
Salary
To be discussed at interview
Posted
11 January 2019
Closes
25 January 2019
Position / level
Manager, Professional
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Hours
Full Time

The Irish Times, Ireland’s leading independent, quality news publisher, is recruiting for the following role:

Media Solutions Account Manager

The Irish Times is looking for an experienced Account Manager with a strong business-to-business background.

The successful applicant will be responsible for maximising advertising sales revenue across all Irish Times channels and products. S/he will liaise and nurture relationships with clients and have the ability to plan and maximise client campaigns and budgets.

The individual should have experience in presenting directly to clients and agencies, and an in-depth knowledge, experience and proven track record in digital sales. The role is suited to an analytical thinker who is commercially driven.

Candidates should have excellent collaboration and communication skills. A proven ability to create commercial opportunities and meet targets is essential. A strong business network is also a key requirement for this  position. An interest and passion for The Irish Times brand, a thorough  understanding of digital sales, and a good knowledge of the media market, including social media, are also important.

The successful candidate will have a flexible working style and excellent interpersonal skills. S/he will demonstrate the ability to work independently and as part of a team, have effective time-management skills, and an  adaptable approach to a fast-changing media environment.

Salary and terms and conditions will be discussed at interview.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to careers@irishtimes.com or alternatively you can send your application to:


The Human Resources Director,
The Irish Times, 24-28 Tara Street, Dublin 2.

The closing date for applications is the 25th of January 2019.

The Irish Times is an equal opportunity employer.

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