Trading Group Manager
ITV
UK
7d ago

Permanent

ITV is on a journey, join us...

Our ITV Commercial team is responsible for bringing in the £1.9bn worth of advertising that helps fund ITV's programming.

However, our Commercial team isn’t just about advertising sales jobs, you’ll need to know the broadcasting and online markets inside out.

Whether you’re a master of negotiation or a partnerships guru, we’ll expect you to have a keen business mind and bags of entrepreneurial flair.

With an ever-changing marketplace and a multitude of new platforms just waiting for you to tap into, selling TV and online advertising has never been so exciting. And that’s not all

What this role will entail

Our Business Development (Nations & Regions) is comprised of a network of 9 regional commercial teams based across the UK outside London.

The exciting challenge is to manage everything from airtime to trading deals and partnerships, and it comes with the freedom to explore new ideas to drive revenue growth, and the chance to develop award-

winning, successful partnerships with brands.

The main purpose of the role is to support the Controller to deliver our trading and commercial strategy outside London and outside Manchester, working hand in hand with the Trading team in London, galvanising a team and maximising revenue and share into ITV for our main agency deals as well as developing new innovative business partnerships with advertisers directly.

You will support the Trading Controller and Deputy on forecasting process / comms, auditing and analysis across agency and advertiser deals across our 8 regional offices outside Manchester.

You will drive a renewed commercial hunger into our trading and business partnerships team, supporting the Business Managers in day to day trading across regional offices, as well as working with Client Development Controller on business partnerships with key advertisers.

Lead, Influence, Create and Deliver...

We are looking for a strong negotiator with a proven track record, who is tenacious and commercially hungry to spot opportunities, selling proactively and reactively at all times.

Being agile to listen and adapt, tailoring your approach to supercharge growth is key as well having strong ability to build strong relationships with customers as well as motivate and lead a team.

You're brave, innovative and driven individual with creative ideas and you are looking for a company where you have a platform for your ideas.

The successful candidate will have the following characteristics :

Strong negotiator with proven track record in a TV / Media / Digital environment

Comprehensive knowledge of TV at all levels incl trading, and of other media

Good analytical reporting and planning skills

Confidence to challenge the norm, not be risk averse and break new ground

Strong communication skills and presentation skills.

Commercial awareness in delivering revenue and client target

Creative and commercial approach bringing fresh thinking and ideas

Entrepreneurial spirit to work angles and seize opportunities

Good use of MS office

Closing date : Tuesday 13th November

ITV strongly encourages applications for this role from candidates with a disability and we are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer.

So if you've a disability and meet the minimum criteria for the role we'll guarantee you an interview. We're happy to discuss any additional support you may need during our application process as part of our reasonable adjustments approach.

So if you require additional support, please get in touch... At ITV it's your talent that matters and we want you to be the best you can be.

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

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