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We’re hiring! Account Manager, NOWNESS

NOWNESS is looking for an Account Manager to join the team

Job Title: Account Manager

Department: NOWNESS

Reporting to: Creative Partnerships Director

ABOUT US

NOWNESS is a multi-platform, global video channel for the culturally curious.

Providing an inimitable lens on Architecture, Design, Fashion, Art, Travel, Food and Lifestyle, NOWNESS has set the standard for what excellence in digital storytelling looks like for nearly a decade.

NOWNESS engages directly with the next generation of luxury consumer and influences the influential.

NOWNESS sits within Dazed Media, an ever-evolving network of premium digital channels and iconic print titles including Dazed, AnOther, Another Man, Hunger and NOWNESS. 

Specialising in fashion, luxury and lifestyle communications NOWNESS produces pioneering, award winning branded projects and exclusive events involving industry-leading talent. We partner with the world’s most ambitious brands and agencies to create brave, pioneering ideas for a global influencer community. 

Clients include: Rimowa, COS, Safilo, Calvin Klein, Cartier, Mercedes, Fairmont, Louis Vuitton Foundation, BMW, GUCCI, Hennessy, MINI, Saint Laurent, Dior, Audi, Nike, Converse, Farfetch, Versace.

ROLE SUMMARY

Key member of the commercial team responsible for driving revenue growth and managing client direct and agency relationships with a focus on selling across Nowness but where appropriate the Dazed Media portfolio also. 

This role provides an exciting opportunity to join NOWNESS during an exciting growth period with huge room for personal development and the chance to work across categories.

The purpose of this role is to grow revenue by proactively identifying and converting revenue leads and seeking new business opportunities. The NOWNESS team delivers an exceptional consultative service to our clients; direct and through agency contacts, crafting multi-platform solutions leveraging our branded content, strategy, creative consultation, video production, event, insight and distribution expertise. 

As an Account Manager at NOWNESS it is essential you have an understanding and appreciation of how brand strategy, content, fashion and culture trends influence the marketing and positioning decisions made by our clients and partners. 

DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES & DELIVERABLES 

  • Identify opportunities with new and existing clients and proactively drive revenue for the group. 
  • Nurture excellent consultative relationships with clients through regular meetings, calls and emails
  • Represent NOWNESS at events promoting our portfolio to generate sales across print, digital and multiplatform creative projects. 
  • Prepare budgets for digital collaborations, branded content, video, events and partnerships in collaboration with the NOWNESS team 
  • Respond to client briefs, draft proposals and deliver pitches as required. 
  • Build strong collaborative relationships internally to deliver consultative advertising and content solutions to our clients. 
  • Participate fully in delivering on required internal reporting, meetings and team procedures completing administrative, financial and client relationship management tasks in a timely manner with excellent attention to detail and an eye on the big picture
  • Maintain commercial awareness through market intelligence and keeping up to date with developments, innovations and industry or sector trends
  • Maintain awareness of competitor activities and projects innovations considering implications for NOWNESS and our clients 

DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Proven experience at a similar level working in an agency, publisher or in media sales essential. 
  • Excellent track record in consistently meeting targets and driving revenue growth.  
  • Experience of digital sales and multiplatform sales essential. 
  • Demonstrates an informed understanding of the key USP’s of digital and mobile tablet platforms. 
  • Understands campaign management and performance and takes a pro-active approach to managing digital campaigns to encourage repeat business.
  • Culturally curious, business minded and engaged personality. 
  • You are results focused and a team player. 

These duties and responsibilities are indicative and not exhaustive but serve to give a realistic overview of the role and requirements. The company reserves the right to change this role description in response to the changing needs of the business.

How to apply

Email your CV and one-page cover letter in PDF format, together with your salary expectations and any notice period you have in your current role, to jobs@dazedmedia.com with Account Manager, NOWNESS as the subject heading.

Notes

This is a full-time permanent role.
32 days annual leave per year (including bank holidays, Christmas closure and birthday), increasing to 37 days over five years.
The position is based in London at our creative and dynamic office on Arundel Street WC2.
You must hold the required visa to live and work in the UK.
No Agencies please.
This job post will remain live until we have filled the position.