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18346
Business Unit/Department
Talon UK | Investment
Location
London (Hybrid)
Employment type
Full-time
Closing date
07/08/2022
Salary
£30,000 - £35,000
Description

ABOUT US

Talon was established in 2012 with the ambition to create a global Out of Home (OOH) agency providing uncompromised advice and service for our clients. Today we are a high growth independent full service OOH agency with a team of over 150 people globally.

Together we are dedicated to driving client value through a combination of teamwork, expertise, creativity, data and proprietary technology.  We are agile and entrepreneurial our simple philosophy enables us to deliver outstanding work: Smarter as Standard

There's never been a more exciting time to be involved with OOH and we're excited about the next chapter.

 

OUR VALUES AND HOW WE WORK TOGETHER

WE ARE BOLD

We think big, we innovate and respectfully challenge the status quo, we take pride in ourselves, our work and our partnerships.

  • We Embrace change
  • We Challenge respectfully
  • We Lead the way

WE ARE HUMAN

We are a diverse collective of real, genuine individuals who value respect, fairness, and integrity and expect the same in return.

  • We value collaboration and togetherness
  • We are empathetic
  • We embrace individuality

WE ARE SMART

Our entrepreneurial spirit and learning centric culture ensures our knowledge provides maximum value to each other and our clients.

  • We Grow and learn
  • We are trusted
  • We are mission possible

 

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the trading & negotiating, agreeing & controlling price across bookings
  • Take responsibility of coordinating your campaigns from start to finish
  • Understand the importance of the PRF & Productivity process and the investment strategies by client
  • Working closely with your Investment Business Director and the Performance Team, ensure you understand the current position before entering market. Pre track any plan before going ahead with the buy
  • With the Investment Directors and Planning Team – deliver relevant KPI requirements and PRF guarantees. Attend your own key client audits alongside a Client/Investment Director.
  • Comprehensively understand the media owners, their business and be an internal brand ambassador
  • Develop strong relationships with all media owner contacts
  • Work with the Planning team and the rest of the Investment Team in negotiation and delivery of approved campaigns
  • Provide expertise for the assigned business area, externally & internally communicating any relevant changes in the marketplace
  • Contribute to the development of internal documentation & software to supply Planning Team with pricing and availability in a relevant, consistent, efficient and accurate manner.
  • Understand and work towards all relevant commercial targets maximising profitability for group and associated partners
  • Actively contribute to tools, systems and communication creation to improve the output of the team
  • Begin to form a long term overview of format, environments and media owners and be innovative in approach - identifying new income opportunities and ensuring these are activated in a commercially viable way, delivering entrepreneurial thinking at every opportunity
  • Have a thorough understanding and utilise all tools and systems, e.g. Plato, Route. Ensure Executive is utilising tools and help to train them where applicable
  • Support your Investment Director in key client reports and weekly figure updates if required
  • Strive for maximum efficiency in plan creation and workflow process.
  • Develop and grow industry knowledge through attendance of internal and external training programmes
  • Contribute to the training and development of executives within your team and the wider company and look at new ways of servicing the needs of clients and agencies within the portfolio
  • The senior investment team will delegate tasks directly to you. You are able to delegate these tasks to exec’s (if within their capabilities) but, must ensure that expectations are met by your Investment Director and work - loads / development is monitored by yourself
  • Endeavour to pro-actively grow and develop key client business alongside the planning teams
  • Attend internal/external site tours where relevant
  • Comply with all company and departmental policies and procedures
  • Demonstrate proper care and respect for corporate assets

Experience Required

  • Experience in working in an Investment Manager role
  • Strong numeracy & analytical skills
  • Negotiation and innovative trading ability
  • Accurate and acute attention to detail
  • Relevant experience in an Out of home, media owner and/or agency environment
  • Experience of building strong relationships with clients
  • Microsoft office skills.