Agency Account Manager - Media

  • Melbourne VIC, Australia
  • Full-time
  • Employment Status: Full time - Permanent

Company Description

Curious to grow? Join a team that’s passionate about making buying and selling a great experience.

This is your opportunity to join carsales as a Key Account Manager.  The Key Account Manager plays a critical role in establishing, maintaining and growing carsales’ relationships with media (and other) agencies to deliver business outcomes.  If you are a results driven team player, then we want you to represent carsales to drive revenue growth across the state.

Reporting through to a Client Service Director, this is a great opportunity to work in a collaborative, supportive environment and build a strong understanding of the auto, finance and insurance industries whilst partaking in product development and solution selling.

What’s on offer

  • We’re a certified Great Place to Work, Family Friendly Workplace and WGEA Employer of Choice.
  • Support of a highly engaged, high-performing team. We have incredible talent in carsales that you will learn from.
  • 18 weeks paid parental leave for primary caregivers, four weeks paid secondary caregivers leave, six weeks paid gender transition leave.
  • Regular Hackathons, endless learning and development opportunities, and a range of activities that will help support your mental, emotional and physical wellbeing.

Job Description

What’ll you’ll be doing

  • Develop relationships with agency stakeholders to deliver advertising solutions based on revenue generating ideas/opportunities in answer to a marketing challenge or brief.
  • Communicate, listen, present and negotiate. You will demonstrate ease at dealing with trading directors, planners or buyers alike.
  • Collaborate with internal teams, including sales coordinators and campaign managers to ensure that every client campaign is delivered, and advertiser expectations are met.
  • Utilise your networking skills to develop and grow sustainable and authentic relationships in order to help generate and maximise business.
  • Build your knowledge of carsales network marketing suite of solutions in order to be able to simply explain how they may be specifically relevant to the client and the objectives of the campaign.


What we’re looking for?

  • Strong understanding of the marketing and media landscape, preferably with media agency/media sales experience.
  • An understanding of the media sales process including traditional media and/or online is required.
  • Ability to perform in a fast-paced highly changing marketplace and be driven to meet and exceed revenue targets.
  • Highly effective verbal and written communication, including the delivery of presentations.
  • Demonstrated inclusive and interpersonal attributes that connect you to our behaviours (we change the game, we own it, we step in, we are curious, we don’t take ourselves too seriously).

Additional Information

A few other things we want to let you know about...

carsales is an equal opportunity employer who prides themselves on fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. We encourage everyone of all ages, genders and backgrounds to apply. If you’re a candidate with a disability or you’ll need some adjustments to be at your best, let us know how we can provide you with additional support.

We know how important keeping that balance between work/life is and have a range of flexible working options on offer, including part time. We are open to this conversation during our recruitment process if you want to know more just ask!

We are a proud Circle Back Initiative Employer which means we are committed to responding to every job applicant.

Successful candidates joining the carsales family are required to undergo a National Police Record check and must have full-time Australian working rights on an ongoing basis.

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