Senior Key Account Manager

Barrow in Furness
£35000 per annum
11 Aug 2017
08 Sep 2017
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Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Key Account Manager required to be based in Barrow-in-Furness.

A multi award-winning, family owned business that includes daily and weekly newspapers, magazines, radio, contract printing and event planning.

We are seeking a driven and dynamic commercial professional to join our Advertising department at an exciting time in the evolution of multimedia.

An overview of the Senior Key Account Manager key responsibilities:

•           Maintain and grow advertising revenue from a portfolio of key clients from a broad range of sectors.

•           Develop new and lapsed business with the South Cumbria geographical footprint.

•           Commercialise our increasing audience; pitching best-fit, long-term multimedia solutions to clients.

•           Provide marketing advice across all channels: print, digital and social.

•           Work cohesively in conjunction with internal departments to offer creative solutions to customers.

•           Represent the company within the business community in a professional and commercially astute manner, reflecting our mission statement.

Ideally, you’ll be the kind of Senior Key Account Manager who:

•           Has a proven background in sales and marketing.

•           Has experience of media, including digital product ranges.

•           Thrives in a fast-paced target-driven environment.

•           Builds and maintains effective customer relationships, and is confident in client-facing situations.

•           Is passionate about helping local businesses grow.

•           Can bring new innovative ideas to the table, and isn’t afraid to challenge things.

•           Is a team player, and doesn’t mind occasionally putting the kettle on!

Full driving licence required, as you’ll mostly be client-facing.

An independent, local media business based across Cumbria, North Lancs, Dumfries & Galloway and Northumberland. The Group operates with three Divisions:


The Publishing Division publish daily and weekly newspapers in Cumbria, Northumberland and south west Scotland, as well as a range of award-winning magazines. All titles have linked websites and social media accounts.


The Division operates two radio stations. The stations are The Bay (North Lancashire & South Cumbria) and Lakeland Radio (the South Lakes and Keswick). The stations are music based with a mix of local news, traffic & travel, weather and community information.


The Divison operates a state-of-the-art printing press in Carlisle. They print the Group’s own title as well as external customer titles. Customers include other publishers and specialist magazine-style publishers.

In return you will receive a salary of £35k OTE plus a Company Car and many benefits.

If you are interested in this fantastic opportunity please click on the link and send your CV TODAY.

Closing date: 25th August