Account Director, Sales

Date: 5 Feb 2024

Location: London, GB, NW1 8TT

Company: Paramount




Is this the role for you?


Reporting into the Sales Director; Paramount Advertising International, the Account Director will be responsible for pitching, negotiating and delivering best in class advertising solutions to agencies & clients across a range of categories within Paramount portfolio of channels. Working in partnership with their Account Manager and Planner to ensure campaigns are delivered as per proposed deals.

This role will require the development of strategies and creative solutions to unlock investments at agency and advertiser level. Strong relationships with agencies and clients at a senior level is a must.


What will you be doing?


  • Develop and lead a business strategy for each agency and the relevant departments within those agency groups (Planning, AV, Digital, Partnership) that will maximise revenues across all clients.
  • Management of weekly revenue forecasting and provision of accurate information to Sales Director to enable accurate forecasting of overall Paramount International revenues vs target.
  • Negotiation, alongside the Sales Director, of agency and client deals within their agency portfolio
  • Explore new business opportunities to drive incremental growth.


What are we looking for?


  • Vast experience in media advertising
  • Professional approach
  • Proven ability and experience of working within and motivating a sales team and achieving revenue targets
  • Ability to demonstrate strong negotiation and trading skills and a clear understanding of the business.
  • Proven strong relationships with senior media agencies and a strong understanding of the agency business model.
  • Exceptional communication skills – promotes communication across the business, communicates clearly, engages others, articulates reasons for decisions, is open to others’ opinions








Unleash your potential in a place you belong! 
At Paramount in London, we have an iconic portfolio of brands, like Paramount, MTV, Nickelodeon, Channel 5, Comedy Central and many more, reaching more than 3.8 billion subscribers in 180+ countries and territories, via more than 200 locally programmed and operated TV channels and more than 550 digital media and mobile TV properties,  in 40 languages.  
Come and join a culture where content, people and ideas merge. An exciting and open place where your talents can truly thrive and where our employees make it unique. You could be the next addition to our incredible team! 

We offer an inclusive environment where you can really be yourself and find your niche. You’ll get to work alongside streaming platforms you can be proud of, with content that touches millions of lives. Plus, you can learn about the things we’re doing to make the industry more sustainable, and enjoy lots of perks:  

  • A monthly streaming fund   
  • All the health and financial benefits you’d expect, and some you wouldn’t   
  • Flexibility to own the way you work  
  • Mental health activities and support  
  • All manner of BBQs, socials and events  

97% of our recent hires would recommend us to their friends and family, so what are you waiting for? 

Our values are intertwined and work together to drive the business outcomes we seek, and once combined we believe these will power our company forward.  

  • Optimism & Determination | We share a positive belief that we can navigate and thrive in the landscape ahead  
  • Inclusivity & Collaboration | We embrace new and diverse voices, act with care and work together to capture opportunities and manager through challenges   
  • Agility & Adaptability | We think entrepreneurially, are resilient in change and move quickly to anticipate and create what’s next  

At Paramount, we value and celebrate difference. We want to ensure that we fully represent the make-up of UK society in our workforce as well as bringing diverse perspectives to our business. We want to make sure Diversity and Inclusion are not just buzz words; we truly want to foster an authentic inclusive environment, where all employees feel that they can bring their whole selves to work. We take responsibility of being a Disability Confident Employer seriously and we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria of the role applied for. If you require any support or assistance during the interview process, please let your recruiter know or email and we will be happy to help.