9 months ago
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Position Title: Junior Account Executive
Reuters Solutions is seeking an enthusiastic, energetic and focused individual to support a growing business and energetic sales team. This is an exciting role for someone who wants to get stuck in with a little bit of everything from media planning to client meetings. We’d love to hear from someone who is interested in developing their career in media and advertising.
The candidate must be extremely motivated with an eagerness to support, learn and collaborate with the entire team in an effort to execute stellar media plans, programmatic solutions and proactively attract new business. The ideal candidate possesses an understanding of pre and post sales, has experience with client interaction, and knowledge of digital media (incl. programmatic).
Major Responsibilities/ Accountabilities:
The Junior Account Executive’s primary responsibility is to support the sales team by creating media plans and presentations for prospects. This person will prepare and maintain reports, including running reports from ad servers to update booking system with current month end activity, and also participate and contribute in outbound efforts, research industry sector activity, and discover opportunities in secondary verticals. The Junior Account Executive should be able to establish their own relationships with associates at advertising agencies and brands in the effort to help sign on new clients, strengthen our business and expand the footprint for the Reuters Solutions division.
They will research and analyse new opportunities for Account Managers to pursue, foster effective relationships with external contacts as well as maintain and upsell existing accounts and booking campaigns in Salesforce.
The candidate will create and maintain close internal relationships with Sales, Editorial, Product and Design as well as leveraging existing pan-regional client relationships.
Technical/ Professional Skills & Competencies:
Essential Skills & Experience Required:
* Experience of planning in digital media – at an agency, news publisher or within a brand
* Previous digital or customer-centric work experience
* Ability to act entrepreneurially within a large corporation
* Ability to work in a fast-paced, changing environment with willingness to be flexible
* Strong customer service skills – a calm, direct approach to clients and colleagues alike
* Ability to manage multiple projects at once and deliver high-quality work under tight deadlines
* Excellent time management skills
* Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, including presentations, and with a strong attention to detail
* A creative thinker who will work closely with the whole team to develop custom programs based on client needs
* Thorough knowledge of MS Office with proficiency in PowerPoint and Excel
* An interest in news, digital media, sales, marketing and emerging technologies and trends
* Additional languages
* Passion for the advertising industry
* Bachelors degree level education desirable
At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 25,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.
As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under applicable law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.
We also make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law.
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