• Sally Davies
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Senior Account Manager - conference sponsorship and advertisingLondon, England

Reference: SDSAM0717 Type: Permanent Start: ASAP Industry: Media

Salary: £40000 per annum + plus commission & benefits; ote £50k

This is an exciting time to be joining a business as it moves into a major growth phase. Our client is a fast-growing, independent media company, which has gone from start-up to 16 people and is hiring to further grow its business lines. They operate in one of the most interesting, growing areas in economics and finance today, focusing on the impact of environmental, social and governance issues (eg climate change) on institutional investment by pension funds, charities, foundations, asset managers banks and many other institutions.

They have a growing portfolio of products, targeting institutional investors globally and including a magazine, a global newswire, and conferences, workshops and webinars in Europe, North America and Asia, with further launches planned.

Reporting to the Head of Sales, you will be responsible for selling sponsorships and advertising to an established portfolio of clients, maintaining existing relationships and levels of business with those clients while working with them to identify additional revenue streams. You will also work cooperatively with the sales team to develop new business opportunities with an eye to establishing new business relationships.

Based in theLondon office, you will be expected to travel to attend conferences and meet clients in Asia, Europe and North America dependent on the location of your own portfolio of clients - potentially 6-8 weeks travel per annum.

We're looking for someone who can bring most or all of the following:
Proven sales track record ideally within a publishing and/or events environment
Understanding of financial markets and products, particularly investment management
Excellent oral and written English communication skills
Other languages, particularly Japanese, French, German and Spanish, would be advantageous but are not a requirement
Confident, self-motivated, team player
Highly organized / calm under pressure / problem solver
Enthusiastic with a strong interest in sustainability
Want to work in a business environment where people are passionate about what they do
Proficient Microsoft Office etc

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