Job Summary & Purpose
This role is a unique opportunity to get into the exhibition sales industry within an established business. You will be joining a super friendly, sales team of 8, targeting the huge self-build and home improvement market through 8 successful consumer live events, the role is based in Bromsgrove.
Our specialist brand has the support of our Digital and Print platforms who we work closely with on a daily basis creating total media packages in a high volume environment.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Account Manager who can outbound prospect for new business and develop key business relationships to develop currently untapped revenue opportunities.
You will be required to generate revenue by contacting prospective new clients (focusing on customers interested in our new events and existing shows) as well as managing large accounts you will inherit from a provided database.
Essential skills and experience
We are Future, a global multi-platform media company with big ambitions and the talent to bring them to life. Together, we connect people to their passions through the high-quality content we create and the innovative technology we pioneer.
We’re the name behind award-winning brands in specialist sectors like technology, gaming & entertainment, music, creative & photography, field sports, knowledge and home interest. Specialists in our field and passionate about what we do, every year we attract millions of consumers to our websites, magazines, events and social spaces.
We’re dedicated to creating loyal fans of our brands, and the number is growing all the time. But that’s not enough – we’re continually adding to our portfolio, building on our technology and investing in our people. Everything we do is born from our desire to innovate and influence and we restlessly look to improve. We hire people we can learn from and we work together to push the boundaries of what can be done.
Together, we’re exceeding the expectations of everyone we exist for – our audiences, clients and shareholders. Our shareholders have watched Future transition into an innovative global platform for specialist media, our share price has performed well in parallel with both the transition and our growing ability in making our content pay. Shares Magazine have issued their 10 stocks for 2018 which includes Future as one of their top picks.
We reap the rewards too, of course, with a fun and creative place to work and the kind of personal development that makes every day even more enjoyable and challenging. We believe it to be a really existing time to join Future.
Every kind of talent is celebrated and nurtured here. We believe in teamwork that transcends location, which means we don’t have a Future headquarters. Across our offices in London, Bath, New York, Sydney, Bournemouth and Bromsgrove, each and every one of us is playing a part in driving our business forward.
We are an inclusive and equal opportunities employer which means we firmly believe that the best candidate will be successful in their application through a fair and transparent selection process based purely on their talents. Each person we hire will be successful not only based on their technical expertise but also for their behaviours, values & management & leadership potential for the future. We want to hire people that we would be happy to be our managers!
Our values are intrinsic to our culture and during the selection process, you should be able to demonstrate why you’ll be an asset to our team and enhance our culture when you join us - making Future an even more fantastic place to work!
We are part of the audience and the community
Our passion for our products makes us part of the community we engage with.
Our audiences give us a voice and that’s an incredible privilege that we treat with reverence.
We embrace all the ways we are able to communicate to our audiences - print, online and in person - and love doing so.
We are proud of our past and excited about our future
We are proud to work at Future, because being part of this team feels good.
We are one team, one company with big ambitions.
We all row the boat
No matter how long you’ve worked here, or what your role is at Future, your contribution counts – so grab an oar!
We move faster when everyone pulls in the same direction. So what you do - and how you do it - matters.
We take responsibility because that’s the best way to get things done. We collaborate because we're stronger together.
Let’s do this!
We take the best decisions we can in the face of uncertainty.
It makes us think each decision through - then we go for it.
We commit to what we’ve agreed and have the confidence to persevere through tough times. But we’re able to admit mistakes because that helps us learn and chart a new course when we need to.
That’s called ‘doing it right’.
It’s the people in the boat that matter
Having the right team in the boat is mission critical.
We are all successful when we are self-motivated, self-aware and self-disciplined.
We support each other, challenge each other and have fun with each other.
We are determined to hire people we can learn from and who we would have as our boss.
Results matter, success feels good
We love being successful.
We restlessly look to improve, be ever creative, and unashamedly commercial in our ventures.
Great results mean we are able to align the needs & expectations of our audiences, communities, clients and shareholders