Account Executive

  • Full-time
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Location: Home & Hub - Manchester
  • Division: Commercial
  • Salary Currency: GBP Sterling
  • Department: Partnerships

Company Description

Are you Passionate about Media and Advertising looking to take your career to the next level!

We have a fantastic opportunity within our Reach Solutions North West team, This will be a Hybrid role 2 days a week in our Oldham Office.

As a Junior Account Executive you will be responsible for helping your Agency Business Manager and Agency Lead to maximise revenues across every line and for the accurate running of all admin across your agencies. 

The role will offer ongoing training and development to ensure a full understanding of both the digital ecosystem and the newsbrand marketplace to help you excel in your new career.

So, who are we? 

We are Reach Plc, you might not have heard of us but we have probably met without you even realising it. We are home to the UK and Ireland’s most iconic digital platforms, magazines and newspapers. From the Mirror, Daily Express and OK!, to our regional titles such as the Liverpool Echo, BirminghamLive and the Manchester Evening News (plus lots more), our brands and the stories we cover are as varied as our people.

Come and join us at Reach Solutions, an award-winning sales team with the fifth biggest digital audience in the UK! We are a dynamic and rapidly evolving media company, home to some of the UK’s most popular, trusted and well-known brands and reaching an audience of some 48m people on a monthly basis.

Job Description

  • To support the Agency Business Managers in driving revenues across all areas of the business, ensuring reporting & bookings are accurate and prospects are kept up to date on a daily basis.
  • Support the Agency Business Managers and Agency Lead to enable them to develop and retain revenue-influencing relationships with customers, both existing and new.
  • Assist in delivering multi-platform sales messages effectively to Advertisers and Agencies
  • Maintain an up-to-date and accurate pipe line for business.
  • To collaborate with and support all areas of our business including Page Planning, Programmatic, Production, Trading, Publishing, Finance, Ad Ops, Admin and Invention to drive revenues and profitability.


  • Organised, efficient and a Proactive self-starter when working from home as well as in the office
  • A strong communicator with the ability to build relationships with key agency personnel.
  • High-impact, engaging personality with the energy to effect change and influence outcomes.
  • Effective operator, gets things done well and with good pace

Additional Information

What can we offer you?

We are offering an competitive salary + quarterly bonus, and benefits including;

  • Help saving for your retirement - join our pension scheme and we’ll match contributions up to 6%
  • 25 days’ holiday per year when you join. After three, five and ten years’ service with Reach, you’ll accrue one additional day of annual leave. We also have a Holiday Purchase Scheme
  • Giving back day - an additional day’s leave each year to support a cause close to your heart
  • Enhanced family leave - including maternity, paternity and adoption - and you’ll be eligible after just six months’ employment
  • Private Healthcare Cash Plan - free health cash plan so you can claim back cash for a range of medical expenses
  • As one of the UK’s top 50 Inclusive Employers everyone’s invited to join our events, programmes and networks to celebrate diversity and build an environment where all our people can thrive
  • Wellbeing support - including a 24/7 employee assistance programme (EAP) for you and your nearest and dearest
  • Awesome career opportunities - you’ll have support from your line manager and a range of learning & development programmes
  • We are also a member of the 30% Club, a global campaign aimed at increasing gender diversity at board and senior management levels

Reach plc believes diversity brings benefits for our customers, our business and our people. This is why we are committed to being an inclusive employer and encourage applications from all suitable applicants irrespective of background, circumstances, age, disability, gender identity, ethnicity, religion or belief and sexual orientation.

Privacy Policy