Radio Sponsorship & Promotions Project Manager

Date posted: 31st October 2017

The Company

Our client is a market leading international media organization with many instantly recognizable household brand names in broadcast, online and published products. An established national and international brand at the forefront of their sector they provide their clients with a range of innovative and ground breaking media platforms designed to place their customers brand at the front of their audiences mind. Their innovative advertising tools are a favourite with Agencies, Blue Chips and the Public sector clients throughout the UK. They already have an enviable client list that including many major brand names.  Their clients cover areas including leisure, lifestyle, fashion, retail, entertainment, education, property, financial, travel, business and careers.

 

The Role

They currently require a Sponsorship & Promotions Project Manager based from their Edinburgh office. You will support and assist the sales of Branded Content, Sponsorship and Promotion propositions to Advertising Agencies across their network of market leading radio stations. Your role will involve working with the Head of Branded Content on client briefs, planning Sponsorship and Promotions campaigns and liaising with both internal and external customers. Your clients will include a mix of Advertising Agencies, Business and Public sector customers. Acting as a Project Manager you will be responsible for planning, briefing stations on activity, coordinating sponsorship and promotions scripts and prize fulfilment. You will ensure smooth running of all activity from start to finish and play an active role in ideas generation with the team.

Working in a fast moving environment on a project basis you will compile post campaign analysis reports for advertising agencies and provide marketing support functions for your team.

 

In addition to the customer facing requirement of the role, the person also needs to be administratively adept, controlling all internal accounting systems and Credit Control for the team of Account Managers.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Stimulate new business and retain existing by creating and refreshing ideas.
  • Assess each brief and use full media estate to generate creative and efficient responses.
  • Devise & implement new ideas and systems that will help stimulate and deliver improved Branded Content.
  • Forge strong relationships with other departments
  • Event Management, site visits & overseeing events and campaigns

 

The Candidate

Ideally you will be of graduate calibre with some commercial experience in any customer service, sales, marketing, events or promotions environment. You will be able to demonstrate a passion for media and a desire to work in a commercial radio sales environment. You will be confident, organised with a high attention to detail and the ability to work to work to tight deadlines in a highly pressurised environment. You will have a desire to learn, a creative flair and a “can do” attitude. You will be quick thinking and commercially aware.

 

Additionally the role requires you to have a naturally creative flare that will be exercised on a daily basis as original promotional ideas are developed within a team environment.

You should be:

  • creative
  • organised
  • calm under pressure
  • able to work well within a team and be able to think independently
  • able to manage on-air campaigns and client expectations

 

 

The Package

Working in a team based environment you will be given the rare opportunity to work for a genuinely creative media organisation on a collection of market leading brands in the sociable world of radio Sponsorship and Promotions. You will working for a company that value their staff and clients. You will be given full training and the back up and support you would expect from a cutting edge media organisation at the forefront of technology. Basic salary £22K + bonus (£2640) + benefits associated with a leading media brand

To apply forward your CV with the vacancy title to sales@choiceconsultants.co.uk or sales@advertisingsalesjobs.co.uk or call 0131 338 5340.