Posting Job Description
As Sales Planner you will play an instrumental role within a fast-paced regional sales team at CNN International Commercial, focusing on European countries (Central, Southern and Eastern), Turkey and Russia. You will assist and work across every aspect of the sales business, which includes pitches, proposals to clients and management of the team assistant. You will also assist in the account management, representation and client needs across the markets.
The ideal candidate will have experience in a media/agency environment and will have a strong knowledge of the global media landscape. They should also have strong leadership and organisational skills.
What you’ll be doing:
Assisting in the coordination, communication, and account management of client needs across the market
Strategically developing media proposals, media schedules, presentations and other supporting documents to relevant territories tailored to clients;
Supporting Account Managers and CNN local Business representatives in identifying new prospective clients within specified markets (proactive lead generation)
Campaign management, existing campaigns optimization through brain storming, data analysis and finding new ways of business.
Managing & developing the Sales Assistant along with all their duties to ensure all administrative needs are met and support Account Manager
Supplying local Business representatives with appropriate sales tools and following-up in identifying additional programming opportunities for existing clients
Maintaining smooth running of active media campaigns with assistant, ensuring client and local Business representatives are continuously updated on active campaigns and CNN tools
What we’re looking for:
Previous experience within an agency or client environment
Effective communication skills with the ability to liaise with all internal and external stakeholders
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build and maintain client relationships
A team player
Knowledge of Russian is a plus
What’s on offer:
As you might expect, this role comes with a competitive salary and a wide range of benefits and perks, including private medical, generous pension contribution and is eligible for company bonus. You’ll have 23 days holiday and we’ll also give you 40 hours per year for you to use for volunteering or charitable work. On top of this, you’ll have access to regular in-house screenings, wellbeing and fitness programs and events.
Excitingly, we are moving to brand new offices in Old Street in Autumn 2019, close to Shoreditch and Hoxton, the move offers a fresh new working environment for all employees!