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Account Manager – The Wave and Swansea Sound

  • Division: Radio GB
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Swansea
  • Department: The Wave and Swansea Sound

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Account Manager – The Wave and Swansea Sound

Wireless Group is now a part of News UK. Our Radio GB division operates four national radio stations; including talkSPORT the world's biggest sports radio station, and Virgin Radio. It also operates 12 independent local radio (ILR) stations in England and Wales Including The Wave and Swansea Sound, and a number of digital radio multiplexes throughout GB.

An exciting opportunity has become available for the right individual to be instrumental in the growth of the Direct Sales business at The Wave and Swansea Sound across South Wales.

The role of Account Manager at a Wireless Group station is to work on behalf of local businesses to reach the biggest potential audience with the most persuasive advertising campaigns. You will run your own client list supported by our creative solutions team who will provide you with the strongest digital, creative and branded content in your marketplace.

Supported by your manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Account managing and developing a list of clients
  • Identifying and developing new prospects to add to your list
  • Prospecting and self-generating new business appointments
  • Winning new business from prospects
  • Utilising market and sector research to maximise opportunities for existing and new clients


  • DO YOU have proven success as an Account Manager?
  • ARE YOU a seasoned sales professional, with experience presenting to clients face to face?
  • CAN YOU Prove success in sourcing and generating new business?
  • WILL YOU be Able to deliver against set KPI including minimum call rates and revenue targets
  • Experience within a Media/Broadcasting industry desirable, although other Industries will be considered

If this sounds like you and you want to work for one of the most listened to stations in South Wales please apply by sending your CV, together with a covering letter


News UK is home to some of the biggest names in Media, Including, The Times, The Sunday Times, The Sun, Wireless, and Unruly to name but a few.

Wireless itself is also the home to some of the biggest names in radio Virgin Radio, talkSPORT, talkRADIO and some of the leading Local radio stations in the UK and Ireland.

Our newspapers and associated brands are some of the most powerful media brands in the English speaking world, reaching 30 million people each week. They are very different products with different values and different strengths, but all are united by a commitment to independent journalism that connects with our customers.

News UK and Wireless is a company which thrives on pace. Our people stretch themselves on a daily basis, challenging the status quo to produce the best service possible to our readers and customers. We embrace creativity and initiative and we have some of the most talented people in the industry

If you want to work for one of the world's most exciting, challenging and creative media organisations then News UK is the place to build your career.

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