Ashley James

Sales Liaison

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  • LocationUnited Kingdom

About me

 

I have a positive and enthusiastic personality, which helps me work well with others and as an individual. I am pro-active and have the passion and drive to work to a high standard. I am keen to gain new skills and will work hard and efficiently on any task that I have been given. My key strengths are in administration, presentations and building strong relationships with clients.

Skills

 

  • Events
  • Account Co-ordinator
  • Account Manager
  • Presenting
  • Client Services
  • Problem Solving
  • Project Management
  • Relationship Management
  • Excel
  • Office
  • Powerpoint
  • Word

Work history

Currently

Sales Liaison

Nbcuniversal

Sep 2015
  • • Liaising with the Legal, Finance, Marketing and Distribution teams to ensure client support, contracts, payments, and supply of key materials to clients. • Coordinating and managing client requests. • Project Management: The creation and coordination of large scale documents and presentations in Word, Excel and PowerPoint for internal/external guests, and stakeholders . This has involved the inclusion of multi-media materials and financial data in clear and understandable formats that are in line with company branding. • Updating sales planning tool (Salesforce) with agreed and projected amounts to develop company strategy. • Understanding the content that each company provides and identifying which products would be suitable for each client • Understanding the services offered by our clients, including the platforms that they sit on, and the rights they are able to licence. • Preparing product availability reports and formatting the report so that clients are able to manage the information. • Inputting intricate and extensive details of completed deals within the company database (SAFE) which is the basis for the legal contracts, materials and invoices sent to clients. • Building and maintaining positive relationships with the staff and support-staff of such client corporations as Sky, BBC, Channel 4, ITV, Channel 5, AETN, Amazon, UKTV; as well as individuals within the internal team structure. • Formatting and sending through targeted information to clients, as well as research one sheets and digital sell sheets. • Working with the Content team to help produce targeted newsletters. • Assisting the marketing team with screenings, premieres and high profile client events. • Additional duties including: Time Management - Managing and maintaining diaries, internal and external meeting/lunch arrangements. Travel - Arranging and booking international and domestic travel via the Concur System, BCD or independent research including: Flights, Hotels, Travel Documentation, Car Hire, Car Transfers. Internal Support - Arranging for the appropriate support from the Information Technology and Audio Visual departments, whether for individual or recurring meetings. Events - Coordination of agendas, itineraries and schedules for various domestic and international events such as LA Screenings, MIPTV, MIPCOM, Internal Offsite Events etc. Expenses.

2012

Client Service Executive

Kantar Media

Sep 2010 - Apr 2012
  • • Account Management of the existing subscriber clients such as Camelot, Mercedes Benz UK and Cancer Research UK. • Working to help maximise retention of revenue as well as developing new business opportunities. • MRS certified for building client relationships. • Training and presenting to clients on TGI data use and software. • Managing the client care plan programme and the release of data to clients. • Assisting clients on their marketing campaigns. • Ensuring that contractual obligations to clients are met. • Generating new revenue by adding value and service to clients. Specifically, I have sold three global surveys to a major client, securing them into a two-year contract and in turn making them our largest contracting client. • Assisting clients in analysing and interpreting the data and information found to create a story. • Project managing to deliver ad hoc briefs for clients, including a product launch for Mercedes Benz. • Trend analysis on client’s products and brands in order to evaluate their success over time. • Assisting clients with their internal and external presentations. • Advanced use of all Microsoft office programmes specifically PowerPoint and Excel.

Education

2009

Film Television: Theory and Cultural Studies

University of Westminster

Aug 2008 - May 2009
  • A varied look at the Film & Television industry

2008

LLB Law

University of Westminster

Aug 2005 - May 2008
  • Law

Awards

2005

Sports Personality of the Year

  • Whilst captain of the University Cheerleading team, I was voted Sports personality of the year. I was nominated by my team mates and voted for by the other sports captains