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Account Executive

Due to continued growth we are recruiting for an enthusiastic, dynamic and ambitious Account Executive to join our talented team!

account executive job post - Platform Media

Who are Platform media?

We are a multiservice marketing agency, striving every day to Create Inspired Experiences. 

We embrace a culture of collaboration with our talented team of web developers, designers and content creators to deliver a comprehensive marketing strategy for our clients. 

We cater to the marketing needs for a range of clients across the Retail, Manufacturing and Hospitality Industries, Social Enterprises, Charities and beyond, all over Northern Ireland and the UK. 

Situated in our brand new offices just off Shaftesbury Square, we are two floors of creativity, passion and fun! And having just completed our own rebrand as well as the move, now is a really exciting time to join the team!

Who we ARE LOOKING FOR

We are looking for a talented Account Executive to identify business opportunities and build customer relationships. Reporting to our Head of Client Services, you’ll be directly responsible for the preservation and expansion of our client base. 

The ideal candidate will be experienced in sales, marketing and customer service. We expect you to be a reliable professional, able to balance client orientation and a results-driven approach. 

Your overarching goal is to identify opportunities with prospects and new clients and build them into long-term profitable relationships. You will also have responsibility for executing our internal marketing to promote our range of products and services. 

As an Account Executive, you’ll act as a crucial link between us and our clients. You will strive to understand your client’s goals so that they may be met with effective campaigns by collaborating with the creative team on a daily basis.

The Job Description

  • Create sales opportunities to attain predetermined goals and KPIs
  • Manage the entire sales cycle from finding a client to securing a deal
  • Unearth new sales opportunities through networking and turn them into long-term partnerships
  • Have an encyclopaedic knowledge of our range of products and services
  • Be able to present to prospective clients effectively
  • Provide professional after-sales support to maximise customer loyalty
  • Remain in regular contact with your clients to understand and meet their needs
  • Respond to complaints and resolve issues to the client’s satisfaction and to maintain the company’s reputation
  • Negotiate agreements and keep records of sales and data
  • Work closely with our Digital Marketing and content teams to deliver our internal marketing (socials, mailers)

The Person

  • Demonstrated experience as an Account Executive, or similar sales/customer service role (1-2 years preferred)
  • Knowledge of market research, sales and negotiating principles
  • Outstanding knowledge of Google Workspace (Sheets, Docs); knowledge of Adobe software such as Acrobat is a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Confident presentation skills, and ability to build relationships
  • Organisational and time-management skills – you will need to be able to handle clients of different sizes, budgets and demands.
  • A business acumen – you have your finger to the pulse and can identify an opportunity before it exists
  • Enthusiasm, passion and a willingness to learn come as standard
  • BSc / BA or 3rd level qualification in a related discipline (Sales and/or Marketing would be advantageous)
  • Ability to think creatively and effectively whilst maintaining outstanding working relationships
account executive job post - Platform Media

Position: Account Executive
Apply Via: Email your CV and Cover Letter to: info@platformmedia.co.uk

What’s in it for you?

  • Flexible working hours – all about that work/life balance right?
  • Competitive basic salary with commission opportunities
  • Daily support and guidance from our leadership team
  • Learning opportunities – we don’t stand still and neither should you
  • Hone your skills – develop into a master of building and maintaining client relationships
  • Autonomy to be your own person – no micromanaging here
  • The tools and the team to deliver to clients – every single time
  •  No two days are the same, so diversity comes as standard

Perks

  • Private Healthcare

  • Industry leading annual leave entitlement

  • Genuine career development and progression

  • Did we mention our Retro arcade machine?!

Apply Now!

Email Your CV and Cover Letter to info@platformmedia.co.uk