Account Manager

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Work type: permanent full time
Location: Sydney
Categories: Advertising Sales

Who Are We? 

Are Media is Australia’s leading omnichannel content company for women. Every day we influence, inform, inspire, and connect with 6 in 10 Australian women across magazine media, digital, video, social, e-commerce, customer review sites, podcasts, events and experiences.  Our brands include The Australian Women’s Weekly, Better Homes & Gardens, Woman’s Day, marie claire, TV WEEK, New Idea, Now to Love, Australian Gourmet Traveller, BEAUTY/crew and ELLE. Through our Change AREgenda we drive meaningful and positive change for women.

Are Media employs Australia’s best content creation talent and we are proud that our greatest strength is our people. 

Why Are Media?   

Join Australia’s leading content company for women and be part of an inspiring, creative and collaborative team. We offer excellent people programs including:

  • A day of leave for your birthday,
  • 4 days of volunteering leave each year,
  • An inclusive parental leave program that supports all parents, families & carers,
  • FREE digital access to all our titles, and
  • Our unique Are Media Learning Academy (Digital Academy, Lunch N Learns, Mentoring and much more).    

We support flexible ways of working through our Activity Based Working (ABW) model. We encourage a balance of working in the office and remotely and we believe this enables our people to do their best work. 

About the role

The Account Manager is primarily responsible for the management of relationships with clients. As a main point of contact for Are Media clients, the Account Manager coordinates the resources needed to advertising campaigns and projects, builds strategic operational plans and balances the expectations of clients with the execution of creative work. The role also takes the lead on the account ensuring that all possible commercial opportunities including content distribution are being pursued both internally and externally.

Duties

  • Responsible for a designated agency/agencies and ensure budget target is achieved or exceeded
  • Responsible for being the liaison between agency and brand and commercial solutions.
  • Sound working relationships are maintained with internal and external stakeholders
  • Work effectively with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Manage effective conversion of pipeline opportunities
  • Present (where appropriate) advertising and promotional solutions that meet the needs and expectations of the agency/client, whilst appropriately representing each of the Brands included
  • Tailor opportunities for client portfolio in conjunction with brand teams
  • Presenting, negotiating and closing Are Media solutions with clients.

Skills and experience

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role working with agencies.
  • Able to manage multi-disciplinary tasks and achieve deadlines, often in a difficult and complex environment.
  • Highly focussed, results oriented and achieves targets and goals.
  • Strong enthusiasm for media and advertising demonstrated through understanding and knowledge of media market
  • Strong presentation skills with the ability to effectively negotiate with both internal and external groups.
  • Strong client and agency relationships
  • Digital and Magazine Sales skills and knowledge

Are Media is committed to a diverse, respectful, collaborative & inclusive workplace. We know & value the success this brings for everyone and we welcome & encourage applications from diverse backgrounds.  When you apply, please let us know of any reasonable adjustments you may need during the interview process.

Please apply now and send your CV via the link.

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