Account Executive

Journal Media is Ireland’s largest indigenous advertising network offering top brands advertising solutions across eight Irish sites. We are the market leader for native advertising in Ireland and partner with Distilled SCH to engage audiences with innovative content and display solutions across some of Ireland’s most iconic digital brands: TheJournal.ie, The42, Daft.ie, DoneDeal.ie, Adverts.ie, and Fora. Together, these brands reach more than 54% of the adult population each month.

We currently have an exciting new opportunity for an Account Executive. You will be a part of an award winning commercial team and have responsibility for a set portfolio of media agencies and clients.

Responsibilities

  • Managing all stages of client campaigns from an internal administrative perspective to ensure that all campaigns are organised, timely and optimised
  • Liaising with other functions of the commercial team such as copywriting and client services to ensure that all campaigns are delivered to the highest possible standard
  • Arranging meetings and liaising with clients to understand their requirements
  • Proactively up selling to client base
  • Ensure customer satisfaction, build and maintain strong relationships
  • Working with the agency team to meet agreed revenue targets, monthly and quarterly as set out by management
  • Maintain solid understanding of client advertising needs
  • Monitor media channels to optimise knowledge of general client spends
  • Offering creative ideas to the account manager / account director and wider commercial team to develop exciting campaigns and encourage clients to understand the importance of creativity throughout projects

Requirements

  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Strong administrations skills
  • A pro-active approach to creative projects
  • Experience of working as part of a team
  • Experience in delivering client-focused solutions based on customer needs
  • Ability to work under pressure whilst maintaining a cool outlook
  • A personable and professional character that will allow you to build client rapport
  • The confidence to give clients trust in your work
  • Digital Advertising experience is a plus

An account executive will mainly be based in an office environment, with time also spent at external meetings and briefings.

Salary: Competitive plus bonus potential

Contact: [email protected]

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