Digital Strategist

  • Location: London
  • Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £35 - 40k + commissions (genuine OTE £55K)

The role

The division focuses entirely on creating digital content solutions, including online-only special reports (supported by online display advertising and sponsored content), native content and short video documentaries. Solutions will be hosted on Raconteur’s website, The Times online and other partner’s digital channels.

The core purpose of this role is to pitch and sell fully integrated digital solutions directly to clients and create long-term relationships with key accounts. The ideal candidate will research and target industry sectors, engaging senior decision-makers around the value of contextual digital content and video solutions. Once sales are agreed, the candidate will then project manage the production process and assist Raconteur’s in-house production team in delivering a premium product and service.

Top responsibilities

This is a client-facing sales role and the right candidate will need to be able to demonstrate strong business development skills as well as a real desire to win new business relationships and grow existing accounts. The candidate will have previous experience selling digital solutions and an existing network of marketing professionals within leading B2B companies.

As one of the first hires in a new division with high growth potential, there will be significant progression opportunities for any candidate who performs well in this role.

The ideal candidate

  • Working in a vibrant and ambitious editorial/agency environment, you will have a minimum of 4 years’ sales/business development experience

  • Proficiency using Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Strong interest in current affairs/business/publishing

  • Proven strong commercial acumen and research skills

  • Self-motivated and able to work independently

  • Superb communication skills in spoken and written English

  • Clear entrepreneurial flair and happy to work as a growing business

  • Able to work and perform in a high pressured environment

  • Strong academic background, a 2:1 Bachelor degree minimum from a top 20 University

  • Excellent organisational skills

Remuneration & benefits

Raconteur Media offers an exciting salary and reward package for bright and self-motivated high achievers. The role will be paid a basic salary of £35,000 - £40,000 per annum depending on experience + commissions (genuine OTE of £55,000).

In addition, we offer 25 days holiday excluding public holidays, health and dental insurance.

Only successful candidates will be contacted. Please email your CV and short cover email to John Okell at jo@raconteur.net

As a content marketing agency for leading B2B brands, we live and die by the strength and originality of our creative ideas. Therefore, it is of paramount importance that we promote equality and diversity in our workplace, and we encourage applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of their race, gender, disability, religion/belief or sexual orientation.