Graduate Radio Sales Coordinator
- London, London
- £23,000 ote
- 31st May ’18
A multi-national media organisation who operates over eighty influential brands, across fifteen countries.
There is one vacancy available for an immediate start. The coordinator role is a combination of administration and sales. You will be based in Camden, London.
- Using their planning systems to plan and book radio advertising campaigns at the request of media buyers who are representing their clients
- Working on 3-4 campaigns at any one time
- Managing the expectations of the agencies in regards to available airtime
- Questioning what the clients are looking for to provide the best service
- Upselling space on different radio platforms
- Upselling space on less desirable airtime slots (clients always ask for drive time, lunch and Saturdays)
- Managing the relationship with the customer to ensure the best service in order to maximise repeat business.
You will be working closely with account managers and will have the opportunity to visit clients with them. You will also be reporting to the Head of Planning who will take an interest in your progression within the company. This is a very collaborative environment so you may well work on campaigns as a team, particularly in busy periods.
Working hours are 9am-5.30pm Mon-Thu and 9am-5pm Fri.
Training is largely on the job, following a 2-3 week induction to meet different parts of the business and to learn their systems.
Typically you will spend the first 6 months learning how to do the job, then the next 6-12 months doing the job. Progression to a next level position normally takes 12-18 months from starting although you are encouraged to be active in other parts of the business during this time. In the past, candidates have progressed into senior planning, senior sales, account management, creative account management, creative project management and production management.
- Working with well-known brands
- Flexible progression in one of the largest media organisations
- Great environment - annual surveys report that people like who they work with
- Fast-paced but fun environment
- Basic salary of £19K. Increases on progression to next level role (to around £21-24K)
- Quarterly bonuses of up to 15% of salary
- Annual bonus
- 25 days holiday plus you can buy back another 5
- Social club. For every £5 you put in they add £10 which goes to fund three parties per year
- Cycle to work scheme
- Childcare vouchers
- Dental plans and private medical insurance
- Interest free loans for tech, gym and travel
The ideal candidate will have:
- A degree
- Demonstrable success in customer service or sales
- First rate communication skills
- Competency with numbers (ideally B at Maths GCSE or above)
- A collaborative approach to work
- An outgoing and professional demeanour
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