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Job: Account Executive – Bridgeman Images London


Bridgeman Images is the world’s most comprehensive source of art, historical and cultural stills and footage. All material is available for licensing across our international offices located in London, New York, Paris, Berlin and Bologna.

Job Purpose

Reporting to the Senior Account Manager – UK Creative you will work alongside a team of Account Managers to exceed monthly sales targets. The Account Executive will be responsible for supporting the team with customer service, business development activities & administration. In addition, he or she will be responsible for growing business and client retention for Bridgeman Education, an online educational art image platform sold internationally.

Key Responsibilities

As part of your supporting role you will be required to:

Respond to incoming queries in an appropriate and timely manner

Develop a good knowledge of the archive to carry out picture/footage research

Attend to license expiries/renewals, submit invoices, clear copyright, and permissions and dispatch imagery

Create and send content sets and proposals to clients, proactively identify new business opportunities and initiate contact with potential new clients

Support the international team with day-to-day service, including invoicing, of international distributors.

Assist the UK sales team with invoicing and other sales support tasks.

Bridgeman Education responsibilities:
• Manage Bridgeman Education accounts for growth and retention
• Be proactive in identifying, pursuing and closing new business opportunities
• Set up trials and provide subscribers with clear instructions
• Work with your line manager to develop effective business development & marketing strategies
• Manage pipeline and forecast sales
• Negotiate subscriptions and develop the existing rate card


The ideal candidate will be highly efficient, organised, and able to prioritise their duties in a fast-paced working environment and will enjoy seeking out new sales opportunities.

The following attributes are required:

Be a confident communicator, negotiator, and presenter

Possess some sales and/or customer service experience

Attention to detail and accuracy in data entry

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

An education, or active interest, in the arts

Be pro-active and self-motivated

Proficiency in all packages included in MS Office Suite

The above list is not exclusive or exhaustive and the job holder may be required to undertake such other duties as may reasonably be required.



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