Account Manager

  • Division: ILR GB
  • Job Type: Full-time, Permanent
  • Location: Bradford
  • Department: Sales
  • Closing Date: OPEN

Let us introduce ourselves.We are the Wireless Group and we recruit awesome people.

Wireless Group is now a part of News UK. Our Radio GB division operates four national radio stations; including talkSPORT the world's biggest sports radio station, and Virgin Radio. It also operates 12 independent local radio (ILR) stations in England and Wales, and a number of digital radio multiplexes throughout GB.

An exciting opportunity has become available for the right individual to be instrumental in the growth of the Direct Sales business at Pulse 1 & Pulse 2 across West Yorkshire.

The role of Account Manager at the Wireless Group station is to work tirelessly on behalf of local businesses to reach the biggest potential audience with the strongest most persuasive advertising campaigns. You will run your own client list supported by our creative solutions team who will provide you with the strongest possible digital, creative and branded content in your marketplace.

Supported by you manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Account managing and developing a list of existing clients
  • Maximising return on investment for your client base
  • Identifying and developing new prospects to add to your list
  • Prospecting and self-generating new business appointments
  • Winning new business from prospects
  • Utilising market and sector research to maximise opportunities for existing and new clients

Candidates should possess the following:

  • Proven success in Account Managing and developing a client list
  • Experience in media sales preferable
  • Proven success in sourcing and generating new business
  • Able to deliver against set KPI including minimum call rates and revenue targets
  • Be comfortable and confident presenting to a range of stakeholders

If this sound like you and you want to work for one of the most listened to stations in West Yorkshire please start by applying below

Wireless Group (GB) Limited is an Equal Opportunities employer.

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We recruit awesome people

  • "I love working at Pulse 1 & Pulse 2 as much now as I did over 25 years ago when I first started out."

    Lindsay Rawson Account Director Pulse 1 & Pulse 2

  • "I love the dedication we all have and the closeness. We do it because we want to not because we have to and that's what makes us amazing!"

    Amy Kondri Account Director Pulse 1 & Pulse 2

  • "I love the people! From presenters to digital to commercial staff, everyone has got each other’s back and it feels great to be part of it!"

    Luke Watson Commercial Support Executive Pulse 1 & Pulse 2

  • "I love the show business of working at the station and how every day can be different."

    Sarah Harrison Senior Account Manager Pulse 1 & Pulse 2

  • "I love the team spirit here, we work together, laugh together and celebrate together!"

    Susie Sweeny Account Director Pulse 1 & Pulse 2

  • "No two days are the same and the variety of work always keeps you on your toes."

    Ewan Miller Commercial Support Manager Pulse 1 & Pulse 2

  • "There’s a great sense of belonging working for Pulse 1 & Pulse 2, you feel like you are really part of a family and a team who care about each other."

    Sarah Shackleton-Ward SPI Executive Pulse 1 & Pulse 2

  • "I love how much our listeners love our stations :-)"

    Sarah Shackleton-Ward SPI Executive Pulse 1 & Pulse 2

  • "Simply the people… working in a team that are creative, passionate, hard-working and love radio makes my job and working day enjoyable and rewarding."

    Debbie Brown SPI Director Pulse 1 & Pulse 2

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