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Below is a current list of vacancies we have at Talon.
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Vacancy

Business Development Manager, US - NY Office

Location

USA

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Description

Talon has a superb opportunity for a bright, entrepreneurial OOH sales professional, with an established success record across identifying, developing and closing new business opportunities. Position may be on a permanent or temporary consultancy basis.

Responsibilities

  • Prospecting new clients and ultimately turning them into increased business
  • Cold calling as appropriate to ensure a strong pipeline of opportunities
  • Identifying potential clients, and the decision makers within the client/agency organization
  • Setting up meetings between client/agency decision makers and Talon’s leaders
  • Being able to pitch and media plan
  • Working closely with Talon’s account team to develop proposals that speaks to the cli-ent/agency’s needs and business objectives
  • Developing a deep understanding of Talon core products, services, and values
  • Creating and delivering a pitch to sell these core products, services, and values to prospective clients
  • Structuring a new business plan to target the right clients/sectors with the right Talon products/services at the right time
  • Being a Talon Ambassador at key industry networking events
  • Having a proactive approach to lead generation ensuring a strong new business pipeline
  • Tracking and reporting the new business pipeline
  • Delivering against new business revenue targets
  • Work collaboratively across all internal teams including Client Service, Production, Finance, Sales, etc. Participate in the development, testing, and implementation of Talon tools and systems (e.g. Plato, Ada, etc)
  • Keep updated and be able to articulate Talon and industry news & developments
  • Get involved in wider company initiatives outside of your day to day role
  • Comply with all company and departmental policies and procedures
  • Ensure all documentation is completed and submitted to Finance accurately and promptly for all team accounts to allow for contracts to be billed, collected, and closed timely
  • Demonstrate proper care and respect for company assets

Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years of OOH sales experience required
  • Strong understanding of OOH media solutions, market and industry trends
  • Must be result-orientated and able to work independently and within a team environment
  • Willing to travel
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Must be motivated and determined
  • A proven track record in generating leads and hitting sales goals
  • Record of closing deals, including cold leads

To Apply

Please submit your CV to people@talonoutdoor.com

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Vacancy

Production Manager, Denver

Location

USA

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Description

The Production Manager is responsible for day to day management of production workflows alongside clients and the Client Services team across Talon US. Working across internal and external stakeholders, the Production Manager will build positive relationships, ensure accurate and timely delivery of work, and work effectively and efficiently across departments.

Responsibilities

  • Plan and organize production schedules to meet specifications and deadlines
  • Work directly with print vendors throughout the production process
  • Be familiar with strategy and objectives of your clients and agencies
  • Responsible for communicating and meeting daily production requirements on behalf of media buyers/planners nationwide
  • Communicates with the production team to establish an efficient workflow from entering the order to completion of the production process
  • Works closely with Graphic Designer to ensure layout and design align with brand guidelines
  • Responsible for updating client art libraries
  • Estimate cost and makes decisions on where to send orders based on what is most cost effective
  • Ensure external vendor product availability, timing, and price align with internal needs
  • Develop strong positive working relationships with colleagues, clients, agencies, vendors, & partners
  • Work collaboratively across all internal teams including Client Service, Production, Finance, Sales, etc.
  • Ensure all work completed (where applicable): • is accurately delivered, internally and externally • are delivered in a timely manner, within required deadlines, and on budget • are using all appropriate templates and guidelines consistently as required per account
  • Effectively resolve day to day issues as required alongside internal and external stakeholders, enlisting support of Senior Production Manager as required
  • Ensure all files are saved and organized in the shared folders as it pertains to any internal and external work
  • Support Senior Production Manager on key projects
  • Ensure all files are saved and organized in the shared folders as it pertains to any internal and external work
  • Support Senior Production Manager on key projects
  • Identify and implement best practice and efficiencies with your team, collaborating with other teams as needed
  • Be a self-starter and prioritize workload appropriately
  • Keep updated and be able to articulate Talon and industry news and developments
  • Get involved in wider company initiatives outside of your day to day role
  • Comply with all company and departmental policies and procedures
  • Ensure all documentation is completed and submitted to Finance accurately and promptly for all accounts to allow for contracts to be billed, collected, and closed timely
  • Demonstrate proper care and respect for company assets

Skills & Experience

  • • Previous media agency/vendor experience, or comparable office/admin experience
  • • Bachelor’s degree preferred, or comparable experience
  • • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail
  • • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • • Experience managing junior staff, preferable but not required
  • • Proactive and can-do attitude
  • • Basic math skills
  • • Microsoft Office - Excel proficiency: intermediate-advanced

To Apply

Please submit your CV to people@talonoutdoor.com

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Vacancy

Client Manager

Location

UK

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Description

Talon has a fantastic opportunity for a stand-out individual with UK OOH planning experience or extensive Comms planning experience to join our business working within our Independent’s team. Talon’s independent agencies are rapidly expanding and already encompass a wide range of agencies including Accord, Ptarmigan, AMS, Smithfield & Dewynters. These agencies represent a broad spectrum of clients from Etihad, Jägermeister, Café Nero, Jupiter, Disney Theatricals & Travelbag.

Responsibilities

  • Be responsible for the day to day management of the client team to ensure they are effectively servicing clients and are proactively contributing to growing client and agency business.
  • Have a thorough understanding of the strategy & objectives of your main accounts.
  • Ensure you and your team are delivering on all elements of client service charters and general client servicing.
  • Resolve client/campaign issues as and when they arise alongside assisting/coaching your team in resolving their issues.
  • Analyse and attend all client audit meetings (in conjunction with Business Director/Head of.)
  • Work with Business Director/Head of to set individual client KPIs and ensure they are met.
  • Develop and manage the Talon relationship with agency, client and media owner contacts.
  • Help to manage and host internal training sessions.
  • Be prepared to get involved in non-account work - internal working parties, Route guru group, representatives of the company.
  • Ensure you and the team are utilising in house systems on a regular basis ensuring they are kept up to date with all the latest planning information and campaign status.
  • Ensure all Planning templates are being used - Talon planning schematic, proposals, buying reviews/PCAs, site tour documents.
  • Participate in defining the requirements to enhance systems/tools and have responsibility for testing them when requested.
  • Work with Business Director/Head of to provide accurate client forecasts ensuring they are kept up to date with key changes to forecasted business.
  • Comply with all company and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Understand Talon philosophy and SBU's offerings and communicate them appropriately.
  • Demonstrate proper care and respect for corporate assets.
  • Train your team on the day to day requirements of their planning roles, tools and systems.
  • Be responsible for first stage interview process for recruiting Client Executives and Client Managers.
  • Conduct annual appraisals of Client Executives and Client Managers (in conjunction with Business Director/Head of where applicable).
  • Review performance of Client Executives and Client Managers on a regular basis.

Skills & Experience

  • UK OOH planning experience and/or extensive Comms planning experience – working on clients that spend significantly in OOH.
  • Experience of working in data focussed roles.
  • First class relationship management skills with the ability to communicate across all levels both internally and externally.
  • Strong commercial acumen with the confidence to apply this within your work.
  • Ability to manage people and motivate them to bring out their full potential.

To Apply

Please submit your CV to people@talonoutdoor.com

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Vacancy

Client Director

Location

UK

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Description

Talon has a fantastic opportunity for a stand-out individual with UK OOH planning experience or extensive Comms planning experience to join our business working within a winning team on key clients. The successful candidate will need substantial management and leadership experience. Experience in data focussed roles will also be beneficial. In return, they will have an opportunity to operate across a wide range of existing business and brands as well as alongside a growing agency with new clients coming in all the time.

Responsibilities

  • Leading on the servicing of a portfolio of clients across a range of agencies
  • Managing campaigns from start to finish, including planning, buying & delivery
  • Take responsibility for the day to day management of the client team to ensure they are effectively servicing clients and are proactively contributing to growing client and agency business
  • Have a thorough understanding of the strategy and objectives of your main accounts and use this knowledge to add value
  • Take the lead on resolving client/campaign issues as and when they arise alongside assisting/coaching your team in resolving their issues
  • Develop and manage the Talon relationship with agency, client and media owner contacts
  • Work with the Business Director to set individual client KPIs and ensure they are met
  • Ensure you and the team are utilising in-house systems on a regular basis ensuring they are kept up to date with all the latest planning information and campaign status
  • Work with the Business Director to provide accurate client forecasts ensuring they are kept up to date with key changes to forecasted business

Skills & Experience

  • UK OOH planning experience and/or extensive Comms planning experience – working on clients that spend significantly in OOH
  • Experience of working in data focussed roles
  • First class relationship management skills with the ability to communicate across all levels both internally and externall
  • Strong commercial acumen with the confidence to apply this within your work
  • Ability to manage people and motivate them to bring out their full potential

To Apply

Please submit your CV to people@talonoutdoor.com

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Vacancy

Client Manager

Location

USA

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Description

The Client Manager is responsible for day to day account management for their respective clients and agencies. Working across internal and external stakeholders, the Client Manager will build positive relationships, ensure accurate and timely delivery of work, and work effectively across departments.

Responsibilities

  • Lead day to day account management for your clients and agencies
  • Be familiar with strategy and objectives of your clients and agencies
  • Develop strong positive working relationships with colleagues, clients, agencies, vendors, & partners
  • Understand and be able to articulate Talon ways of working and specialist offerings
  • • Manage all stages of the planning and buying process
  • • Lead the creation, maintenance, and management of documents and reports throughout the planning and buying process, such as media plan, contracts, cost sheets, posting instructions, production grids, proof of posting, and override reports
  • • Conduct negotiations as required alongside Client Director/VP to ensure delivery of plans to budget and with best value offer for clients
  • • Deliver regular and ad hoc reporting as needed, i.e. competitive
  • • Work collaboratively across all internal teams including Client Service, Production, Finance, Sales, etc.
  • Ensure all work completed by yourself and Client Associate (where applicable): • is accurately delivered, internally and externally • are delivered in a timely manner and within required deadlines • are using all appropriate templates and guidelines consistently as required per account
  • Effectively resolve day to day issues as required alongside internal and external stakeholders, enlisting support of Client Director as required
  • Work closely with vendors to stay up to date on their portfolio of OOH inventory and services, developing new opportunities together where possible
  • Work closely with vendors to stay up to date on their portfolio of OOH inventory and services, developing new opportunities together where possible
  • Working alongside Client Director, manage Client Associate and support them in their education and development to meet their objectives
  • Support Client Director in key client reports and regular pipeline reporting
  • Identify and implement best practice and efficiencies with your team, collaborating with other teams as needed
  • Be a self-starter and prioritize workload appropriately
  • Proactively identify and pursue opportunities for new and/or organic business development alongside Client Director/VP
  • Prepare and present new revenue opportunities using existing Talon initiatives or creating bespoke solutions for clients
  • Ensure use of all internal and external tools and systems for planning, measurement, etc. as required.
  • Participate in the development, testing and implementation of Talon tools and systems (e.g. Plato, Ada, etc)
  • Keep updated and be able to articulate Talon and industry news and developments
  • Get involved in wider company initiatives outside of your day to day role
  • Comply with all company and departmental policies and procedures
  • Ensure all documentation is completed and submitted to Finance accurately and promptly for all accounts to allow for contracts to be billed, collected, and closed timely
  • Demonstrate proper care and respect for company assets

Skills & Experience

  • Previous media agency/vendor experience, or comparable office/admin experience
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, or comparable experience
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience managing junior staff, preferable but not required
  • Proactive and can-do attitude
  • Basic math skills
  • Microsoft Office - Excel Proficiency- Intermediate-Advanced

To Apply

Please submit your CV to people@talonoutdoor.com

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Vacancy

Application Support Engineer

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Description

Talon has an exciting opportunity for a stand-out individual to join our Tech Team as an Application Support Engineer. This role involves providing technical and functional support to an evolving application stack at Talon Outdoor, working closely with Business and technical teams to identify the areas for improvement and driving out inefficiency in the process.

Responsibilities

  • Provide 1st/2nd line application support to local and overseas users on the core business systems.
  • Act as bridge between business developers to collect requirement build solutions for the business problems.
  • Be actively involved in design, build and maintenance of applications hosted on premise and Cloud.
  • Develop and maintain automation for the operation of new and existing applications.
  • Identify opportunities to further streamline the Continuous Delivery capability, bringing improvements from concept to implementation.
  • Follow and create documented processes and procedures for carrying out application support.
  • Liaise with onsite/offshore teams to remove impediments and diagnose/prevent incidents.
  • Pro-actively monitoring and troubleshooting the applications and ensuring any necessary action is taken to maintain a good service.
  • Coach and support other team members/interns as and when required.

Skills & Experience

  • 3+ years of experience in Application support role or similar technical role.
  • Experience working in Agile and DevOps environments.
  • Experience and ability to deep dive in to DevOps toolkit in production with AWS, Terraform, Docker.
  • Experience working in Media domain (desirable).
  • Good understand of APIs and microservices (desirable).
  • Experience working with Java and MongoDB technologies (desirable).
  • Good experience of continuous integration/delivery, code management, code workflow and performance scanning tools
  • Good knowledge of Linux & Windows platform management.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Familiarity with at least one scripting or object-oriented programming language
  • Experience with SQL scripting and database servers like SQL Server and MongoDB.
  • Familiarity with security practices in internet based application delivery.
  • Experience with configuration management, automation and orchestration tools
  • A keen desire to learn & continuously develop your technical skills.

To Apply

Please submit your CV to people@talonoutdoor.com

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