Account Manager

Location: Sydney CBD
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: JO-2006-189350
Salary: To $80K + super + uncapped comms
The Company

As a leader in their field, and with more than 75 years' experience, a position as an Account Manager is now available in one of Australia's most iconic news agencies. With access to the latest information in current affairs, this business focuses on building relationships with publishers across a variety of platforms. This is a great opportunity to join the sales team and help businesses develop their brand identity and assist with reaching a wider audience.

About the role

Reporting directly to the Sales Manager, your daily responsibilities will be:
  • Maintaining a portfolio of existing clients encouraging growth through renewals, upselling and cross-selling products
  • Developing and maintaining strategic business partnerships, meeting with clients across Sydney
  • Meeting set KPI's around financial targets.
  • Ensuring the retention and growth of your portfolio

Skills & Experience

As part of a high performing sales team, you will have:
  • Previous experience working as a sales account manager
  • One role requires an understanding of PR agency clients, and the other an understanding of corporate clients.
  • Ability to operate a large territory. You will be required to cover the Sydney metro area
  • Sales focused mindset, with the ability to upsell & cross-sell products whilst also providing an exceptional service
  • Professional presentation and strong written & verbal skills, with the ability to solution sell

Benefits

Be part of a large organisation that promotes internal growth and gives you access to the inside workings of a news agency. Be surrounded by journalists, media professionals and like-minded & driven professionals!
  • $80K base + super & uncapped commission (with an OTE $95K - $100K)
  • Opportunity for you to travel interstate
  • Great team culture and a real emphasis on a healthy work/ life balance
  • Located in the Sydney CBD.
This role would suit someone who has account management and sales experience and has a genuine interest in the PR and media industry.

To Apply

To be considered for this opportunity, apply using the appropriate link. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please call Jade Evans at people2people on 02 8270 9707.