2 months ago
Senior Digital Account Director - Specialist Division
Senior Digital Account Director (Technology and Entertainment) - Specialist Division
We are looking for a passionate and skilled digital sales leader to join the Specialist Division at Dennis Publishing, representing 2 market leading brands. Expert Review, and Den of Geek. More about these below.
As Senior Account Director you will be responsible for managing the commercial success of the two leading pure-play entertainment and technology brands within the Specialist division.
You will be required to devise and implement your own strategy across a broad patch of tier one clients and agencies, winning revenue via creative executions. Maximising revenue across all platforms including display, programmatic, partnerships, lead generation and events.
Utilising the resources of all other Dennis departments, you will be required to offer the highest level of insight, industry knowledge and strategic solutions to your clients.
You will report to the Group Advertising Director and work closely with the management team to shape the strategy and culture of the Specialist Division.
* Minimum of 5 years digital experience selling a multitude of executions from display programmatic, partnerships and events
* Ability to think creatively and outside of the box when devising solutions for your clients
* Proven track record of delivering on sales targets & increasing YOY revenue
* Comfortable creating market-leading Powerpoint/Google Slides sales pitches
* Experience in devising, shaping and executing commercial strategies to ensure revenue growth and diversification
* Strong contacts within the west end agencies, from planners and buyers through to commercial partnership teams
* Experienced presenter with the ability to think of and tailor solutions quickly
* The ability to identify and have an opinion on market threats and opportunities for your business patch and communicate effectively to team and management
* Experience in creating new revenue streams and new opportunities within (and outside of) your immediate business patch
* An exceptional negotiator, you’ll have a true passion for presenting, building complex creative pitches and closing sales.
Expert Reviews has been a market leader in technology buying advice since it launched in December 2009, thanks to its rigorous testing, expert opinion and excellent writing. Recognising the central role technology plays in a wide range of products Expert Reviews now reaches over 2 million in-market readers every month, covering a broad range of products from TVs and laptops to vacuum cleaners and coffee machines. Touching on every point of the purchase funnel Expert Reviews delivers authority and expertise via trusted, quality editorial. 2019 will see investment and commercial growth for the brand making this an exciting area of the business to be a part of.
Den of Geek has quickly become one of the UKs leading entertainment websites, covering all aspects of entertainment from Movies to TV and Gaming to Comics. Our unique blend of conversational tonality and always putting the reader at the heart of everything we do has garnered us a highly engaged community that has been the envy of the entertainment market since its conception in 2007. Reaching over 2.3 million entertainment influencers every month Den of Geek is more than just a website; from exclusive reader screenings and quizzes, to our brand partnerships with the likes of Comic Con and Fright Fest. Den of Geek will offer the right candidate the opportunity to combine a passion for entertainment with exciting career progression.
At Dennis, we’re dedicated to creating brands that people want to work with, and a culture that people want to work in. We’re unique, and so are you. You’ll enjoy a host of benefits and perks when you join us, on top of a satisfying salary. And that’s not all:
We’re award winning. You will be working across award-winning brands and in award-winning teams and joining a culture where innovation and success are encouraged.
Our Commitment. We’re very proud to support The Heart of England Forest; an exciting and ambitious charity aiming to plant and preserve the largest native broadleaf forest in England. Founded by our late chairman, Felix Dennis, every employee gets the chance to plant a tree in their name so you can feel part of their vision.
We’re always thinking of you. You’ll have access to plenty of great benefits such as 28 days holiday, a contributory pension scheme and discounted gym membership.
We recognise hard work. Have you always dreamed of taking time out of work to travel the world? You’ll be given the opportunity to take a 6 week paid sabbatical after five years service. And if you’re lucky enough to win our Employee of the Year Award you’ll be sent on a holiday of a lifetime to a destination that certainly has the ‘wow’ factor.
We know how to have fun. Whether it’s swatting up for one of our pub quizzes, creating a costume for our famous fancy dress parties or taking part in a fitness challenge as part of our annual charity day - we can guarantee you will share the enjoyment of life at Dennis.
Being Brilliantly different is part of our DNA – our success is built upon it. What makes you unique is what makes us unique and we’re proud to foster and promote an environment of inclusivity and a celebration of individuality. Dennis does not discriminate. We recruit purely based on your skills, talent and your potential. If you feel you are right for the role, we’d very much like to hear from you!