The Role:

The recent acquisition of new television networks has opened an opportunity for a Graduate Account Manager to join the team to receive training to manage key accounts and drive commercial revenue for ABS.

The training programme offered would suit a candidate looking to learn about technology in the broadcast television space: including scheduling and EPG software, playout and delivery infrastructure, video on demand workflows, edit and compliance systems for UK distribution, and people management. There will be a degree of pitching for new business and preparing quotations as required. This role may require international travel.

The successful candidate will be joining a team of broadcast professionals with a wealth of industry experience in a dynamic workplace environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with management to identify commercial opportunities with new and existing customers
  • Present content ideas and solutions that highlight ABS Broadcast’s technical capabilities and infrastructure
  • Ensure high visibility at industry events
  • Achieve quarterly and annual revenue targets

A full training programme will be provided to the candidate from the ABS team to achieve these targets.

Candidate Requirements:

This role will suit a candidate with an interest in the commercial component of broadcast services, customer relationship management and effective communication.

We are looking for someone with excellent presentation and communication skills, both written and verbal, and who feels comfortable working in a collaborative environment that includes product design, development and project management.

Lastly, the candidate will be customer-focused, and be a self-motivated, detail-oriented and analytical individual who can also thrive in a team environment to reach commercial targets.

The successful candidate will ideally be educated to a degree level with 2.1 in a relevant subject.

Specific requirements include:

  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Ability to develop rapport with new and existing customers
  • Effective time management and organisational skills and the ability to prioritise own workload
  • Strong ability to work with engineering support to match technical solutions with channel requirements
  • Eagerness to learn and work with new systems
  • The ability to demonstrate initiative and work flexibly and adapt to changing circumstances
  • A genuine passion for broadcast television

Details:

  • Report to: Managing Director
  • Salary: £25,000.00 per annum plus bonus
  • Benefits: Workplace pension scheme
  • Location: Park Royal, London, NW10

Please email CV and cover letter to: info@abs.tv

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