Account Manager

We’re LADbible Group: a voice and identity for a community of more than 53 million people, and a way of life for a generation of fans the world over.

 

LADbible Group builds youth communities across multiple channels including our websites, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, YouTube, AppleTV and our apps. We understand our audience and are on their side. Our community brings people together and we try to use our influence for good.

 

The Role

LADbible Group’s Sales team is expanding and looking to recruit a target driven and passionate Account Manager for Omnicom. Ideally candidates will have previous experience working with these agencies, however strong Account Managers from other patches will be considered. 

 

Working as an integral team member of the dynamic LADbible Group sales team, this client-facing role is focused on creating new business opportunities, and developing key existing relationships through your specified Agency patch- Omnicom. The simple aim is to drive sales and increase the revenue and profile of TheLADbible Group. 

 

Specifically, you’ll be required to:

  • Explore new business opportunities bringing in a defined number of new clients or campaigns monthly within Omnicom.
  • Be able to sell the full range of advertising opportunities (and develop new ones) based on client’s objectives
  • Maximise coverage across your agency patch and build relationships with all key departments including strategy, planning, buying across multiple disciplines e.g. social, mobile, digital 
  • Create and develop a list of key target clients which you can develop and to build into new and long term business 
  • Work closely with Group Agency Manager to maximise the revenue opportunity within the agency group to meet and exceed targets and objectives
  • Work alongside our industry leading internal teams (Data Science, Marketing and the newly formed internal Creative Agency) to create and deliver pitches to potential clients to obtain new, or repeat, business opportunities. 
  • Develop and build key relationships with existing agencies to secure repeat business
  • Fully manage the sale process and agency/client relationship from brief to execution
  • Respond to briefs effectively and in a timely way, ensuring all criteria is delivered on
  • Continually present new and innovative ideas 

 

The Person

The right person will:

  • Ideally candidates will have pre-existing contacts in the listed agency patch.
  • Have experience of working with agencies with experience of both digital and social content platforms
  • Demonstrate that you can sell to agencies (including proven relationships) and clients in the media space 
  • Have excellent negotiation skills to ensure maximum revenue from a client
  • Understand the world of digital and use social channels e.g. Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat
  • Show an aptitude to learn in a fast moving digital and social space with complex products 
  • Be prepared to put the time in and be happy working under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Relish seeing this time and focus convert to sales and revenue 
  • Be genuinely passionate about TheLADbible brand
  • Love working collaboratively and be a lovely person who will add value to the company

 

Company Overview

Founded in 2012, LADbible Group is redefining entertainment and news for a social generation. Our global community engages with our content–spanning editorial, video, documentary and live – billions of times each and every month. Using all major platforms, we’ve rapidly risen to become one of the web’s most prominent social video publishers.

 

Our brands include LADbible, SPORTbible, Pretty 52, branded content agency Joyride, and licensing arm CONTENTbible. Whether by simply putting a smile on someone’s face with a funny video or by engaging our audience in social issues important to them, we strive to make a positive difference.

 

Sure, we may be UK based, but we’re powered by a community that spans the planet.

 

Mission

LADbible Group has become a way of life for fans around the world. We provide news, entertainment and community to a global audience of young people. Our mission is pretty straightforward: to deliver content that our audience love. Our flagship brand alone is followed by half of all UK men aged 18-24 – and a fifth of women in the same age group. It’s the 10th most-visited website in the UK – Alexa UK Rankings.

 

We don’t think youth audiences are hard to reach, you just have to tell them the stories they care about and amplify the ones they tell you.

 

LADbible Group is an equal opportunities employer. We are determined to create a diverse group at all levels of our company and we welcome all members of the community to apply for openings with us.