Client Partner – Lifestyle, Fashion, Music, Culture Publisher
£70K base salary + comms + benefits
My client is a cutting-edge fashion and lifestyle publishing brand for Gen Z and Millennials with interests in fashion, design, music, pop culture and art. The editorial content is international in nature and the audience has a high disposable form of income. My client has a string of awards and plaudits around the innovative content they publish.
Due to expansion, my client seeks a hunter sales proactive Client Partner who has strong relationships with direct clients and brands across a number of verticals such as Tech, Autos, Alcohol, Telecoms categories marketing, media and PR departments. The ideal candidate has a passion and interested in design, art, music and culture.
The role requires a deeply proactive sales approach to seek out the best route of success – hunting down briefs by opening conversations with marketing decision makers.
The successful candidate will also be highly aware of all of the various social media touch points, have a creative flair in terms of selling brand partnerships – the role is extremely fluid as you will be selling everything from branded content, sponsorship, social video, brand collaborations and experiential and much more.
Our client is looking for a highly motivated, experienced Advertising Sales professional who will bring a black book of contacts and an enthusiasm to grow their commercial business from the ground up as well as be provided with some warm accounts. You will flourish in an entrepreneurial and self-starting environment, working in a highly collaborative, fast moving team. We are looking for an individual who hopes to build on their experience with direct clients, who has a proven track record within a sales environment and who will embrace the opportunity to develop a brand from launch.
Key Duties & Responsibilities:
In this role, you will be working closely with the commercial, creative and editorial team to build close and enduring relationships direct with our advertising brand partners at clients and media agencies. You will have a thorough knowledge of digital advertising and be well versed in the language of working with client’s in a lifestyle, fashion and luxury based editorial content style.
You will be charged with delivering advertising revenue across display, branded content, social video, experiential and special projects working to deliver best-in-class partnerships and defining our client’s brand difference for our partners.
Extremely commercially aware and sales driven with excellent negotiation skills
Existing contacts within a number of client verticals from tech, telecoms, autos, ents, gaming, alcohol, etc
Going the extra mile to super service clients and create a culture of client delight and retention
Able to think creatively and laterally to help solve client’s business problems and develop solutions client’s can’t ignore
Confident client facing presentation and influencing skills
Excellent time management and prioritisation skills; able to work effectively under pressure
Collaborative attitude is essential
Flexible, personable attitude; ability to develop excellent professional relationships with all
levels of personnel
Has a deep understanding of digital and social marketing, and a keen interest in market developments
Experience of working with marketing decision makers from cold to warm
Great attention to detail