itison is Scotland’s number one deals and events service, helping over a million members across Scotland and the North of England discover great new places to go and things to do in their cities, from five-
star hotels to brand-new restaurants and local favourites.
We’re also a Sunday Times Top 100 Company to Work For and our Glasgow HQ was dubbed Scotland’s coolest office in the press.
We're looking for an exceptional Account Manager (non sales) to join our existing head office team responsible for building the content that appears on itison every day, and managing the over 4,500 amazing businesses we work with.
This position is initially a 6-month contract with a view to a longer-term position, for the right person.
If you’re super talented, super positive, and want to work at one of the country's most exciting and fastest-growing companies, read on!
What you’ll be doing
The role will be part of our Host Services team, who are the backbone of itison. You’ll be responsible for creating the hundreds of deals and events that feature on our site, using our in-
house content management system. You will also manage the accounts of the world’s leading local and national brands, ensuring all our businesses have a first-
class experience with itison.
You’ll be a super-smart people person, with exceptional levels of accuracy and detail, a love of process, structure and routine, and a logical approach to problem solving.
You’ll also need to be extremely organised, used to working in a fast-paced environment and comfortable liaising with a range of businesses and internal teams.
You should have a minimum of two year’s professional work experience, in a detail-heavy role, ideally involving content creation and management.
An understanding of the digital marketplace would be helpful, but not essential.
What this job is
Fast paced We are a daily business, so you’ll have daily deadlines to meet and a responsibility to ensure that the features we promote and send to our members each day, are accurate and sold to the best of their ability.
You’ll need to be a quick worker, thrive on pressure and be self-motivated to meet tough deadlines and deliver on time.
Challenging Being at the centre of the business, this role involves dealing with all other departments within the company, juggling priorities and always ensuring the businesses we work with get the very best service.
A great future itison is brilliant for someone who’s hardworking and ambitious, keen to develop themselves, and looking for somewhere to build a career, not just a job.
What to expect from the role
A lot of fun and reward, but also hard work you’ll need to thrive in a fast-paced environment, be able to think on your feet and deal with the occasional curve-ball.
You’ll need to have the core competencies we’ve asked for to do this role well and be confident in liaising with both businesses and internal teams.
You’ll be :
Smart, with a minimum of 2 years+ professional work experience in a busy content management or detailed administration role
A quick worker and learner, with first rate accuracy and attention to detail
Exceptional at time management and organisation, and adept at prioritising a changing workload.
An excellent communicator, both over the phone and in writing, with impeccable grammar, punctuation and spelling.
Used to working with multiple systems
A confident people person with experience of liaising with multiple teams
Experienced in client / account management and excellent at building relationships
Able to work independently and use your initiative to solve problems and find solutions quickly.
Efficient and always looking for smarter ways of working
Enthusiastic and a team player with a positive approach to working and learning in a fast-paced, growing company
Sound like you? Apply and tell us more.
As well as being a Sunday Times Top 100 company, joining the itison team comes with loads of great benefits :
Duvet days and summer school (our equivalent of flexi-time)
Enhanced maternity / paternity benefits
Extra half-day holiday for your birthday
Opportunities for progression and the best tech to do your job
Great colleagues and regular awesome paid socials
Based at our state-of-the-art HQ with lunchtime yoga & Pilates classes, relaxation and stretching zones, cereal bar, soft-
drink fridge and a never-ending fruit bowl
Prosecco Friday round off the week with a company-wide town hall and a glass of fizz (or a beer, or gin, or diet coke you get the drift!)
No agencies or recruiters, please.