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Account Manager - Thames Valley (Basingstoke)

Role: Account Manager
Territory: Thames Valley (Basingstoke)
Reporting to: Regional MD
Salary: On Application

What we’re all about:

Celador Radio forms part of the Celador Entertainment Group.  We’re famous around the world for devising and launching the quiz show ‘Who Wants To Be A Millionaire and producing the film ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ and now we own and operate 20 local and regional radio stations across the south of England.  We are dedicated to championing the individual creativity inherent in our stations, advertisers and talent because we believe this is the only way to deliver world-class entertainment to local UK communities.

What the job entails:

As an account manager for Celador Radio, you will need to know your local territory and be able to spot commercial opportunities by generating new business leads and identifying, understanding and satisfying current clients’ business requirements.  Ultimately, you will be expected to manage the commercial process and meet individual monthly sales targets.

You won’t be alone, however, you will be working with a talented support team to get your campaigns to air.  It will be your job to coordinate, manage and deliver this dedicated group of sponsorship, promotions, Interactive and creative experts to deliver fantastic radio solutions for your clients.  

What are we looking for?

Well, you must have excellent communication skills.  A background in sales, preferably in media would also be ideal.  You need to be comfortable with meeting sales targets and strong organisational skills will be a necessity.

As well as this, it’s important that you can demonstrate Celador’s values:

  • Freedom to create new things, to come up with new ideas, to do things differently and to be ourselves. 
  • Dedication to creating the highest quality output. 
  • Care for our teams and the local communities we serve. 
  • Above everything else a Passion for radio.

Ultimately, Radio sales are all about self-motivation, commercial acumen and above all a ‘can do’ attitude.

If this sounds like you – then get in touch! Sent your CV to Andy Dickey at adickey@celador.co.uk.


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