Activation Sales Assistant

15 Sep 2017
20 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Activation Sales Assistant
Maternity Cover - up to 12 months contract

Want a career in television advertising? Interested in building your client skills within a commercial environment? Looking for internal growth and development?

Our Commercial team drive the largest revenue stream at ITV plc. We work hard to generate as much revenue as possible from our programmes and schedules and now we are looking for an Activation Sales Assistant to join us.

As an Activation Sales Assistant you will manage airtime and VOD deals across our family of channels and the ITV Hub. Every advert is important to us and so we are looking for someone who can provide excellent customer service to a portfolio of agencies and direct advertisers ensuring that campaigns are set up correctly and delivered as per the deal. You will work closely with the Business Development team, attending agency meetings and occasionally working across different locations as required.

Main purpose of the role:

  • Supporting the Activation Executive and Group Head, you'll help to book and administer advertising campaigns for our impressive portfolio of clients. From TV to online the adverts you work on will be delivered through a variety of channels and seen by a vast audience.
  • Based in our Activation team the role offers lots of variety, from monitoring price and efficiency targets to keeping an eye on booking and copy deadlines to ensure that ITV PLC meets its commitments to advertisers.
  • Working closely with the Regional Business Development, Trading and Partnership teams to manage our reputation for excellent customer service, innovation, proactivity and ideas among agencies and advertisers.

This is a great introduction into the world of advertising and a fantastic opportunity to secure a career within the largest commercial television network in the UK. To be successful, you'll be passionate, enthusiastic and willing to learn.

Here at ITV, we are proud to provide reasonable accommodations as needed to people with disabilities and our participants reflect a wide range of socioeconomic, cultural and religious affiliations so we encourage anyone to apply if you feel it matches your skillset.

Are these your skills and experience?

• Experience within a sales/customer service environment.
• Comfortable with numbers and reviewing data on excel.
• Excellent customer service skills with a confident telephone manner and the ability to communicate at all levels.
• Ability to work under pressure and meet all set deadlines and targets.
• Any qualifications in Media or Advertising are desirable but not essential

• Real passion for ITV and our values; what we do and how we do it .

Before you apply, we encourage you to do some research to enhance your application and really showcase that you potentially could be one of our future leaders one day.

Closing date for applications:- Friday 15th September

Our people are our greatest asset and, as an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds to work both in front of and behind the cameras.

"ITV, where creativity, diversity and collaboration put us right at the heart of popular culture."

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