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Trainee Account Handler

£21,000 per annum
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Full-time, 6 month contract

This is an opportunity for a talented individual with an interest in digital and social media and a passion for supporting great causes you care about. Prospectus, a registered B Corp using business as a force for good, are now recruiting for a Trainee Advertising Account Handler to join our Talent Attraction team and to learn and grow in this space.

We work with charities, social enterprises and other organisations in the Beyond Profit sector. The Talent Attraction team utilise their expertise in digital attraction tools, including media buying, digital advertising, microsites and social media, to offer our clients a bespoke service whilst also supporting the wider recruitment teams within the organisation.

This position presents an opportunity to develop and grow as part of a well-established and successful team. You will need to provide high quality administrative support to the team and assist in the production and promotion of digital and print advertising campaigns. Often, you will be the first point of contact for the team, fielding calls and ensuring messages are passed on accurately and urgent queries are dealt with proactively and efficiently. You will also have a willingness to take on responsibility and learn or develop new skills such as copywriting, business development, account management, and digital design.

Your daily responsibilities will include loading jobs onto the database and posting on relevant online jobs boards and social media; monitoring live jobs and making changes when required including liaising with media; you will assist senior account managers with quality checks such as proof-reading, invoice reconciliations and weekly reception cover for the company.

As an ideal candidate, you will be a friendly people focused individual, confident in your communication both on the phone and in person and be able to demonstrate excellent attention to detail and accuracy. You will also be able to multi-task effectively and always take pride in your work.

In return, we offer a competitive salary and an extensive training programme with career development potential. This is a 6 month training contract but we do expect the successful candidate to become a permanent Account Handler by the end of the 6 months.

At Prospectus, we are committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment. We value diversity, promote equality, and challenge discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. We are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities for this role.

Application is by CV only at this stage. If you would like to have a chat about the role though, please give our Director of Talent Emma Bradman a call on 020 7691 1939.

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