Advertising Sales Executive (Tourist Guides)

Date posted: 27th June 2017

Award winning publisher with a strong track record in successfully launching a range of respected magazine titles, events and associated websites.


The Company

Our client is an award winning leading publisher with a strong track record in successfully launching a range of well researched attractive and highly respected glossy consumer magazine titles, events and associated websites. They currently require Advertising Sales Executives to sell advertising opportunities on a range of indispensable Tourism guides and associated supplements. Their products provide readers with a range of informed mix of current and hot editorial features, interviews, reviews, articles, facts and figures covering a range of subject areas. Their customers include a range of high profile international, national and local brand names.

The Role

After an initial intensive training program introducing you to their product portfolio, brand values and business approach you will be placed in a front-line sales role. You will be responsible for generating new business and managing existing accounts within their high-profile titles. This role will involve dealing with a mix of customers across the associated subject matters. You will be responsible for cold call telemarketing to generate new accounts, while developing and maintaining relationships with their growing client base. You will be negotiating and presenting bespoke advertising solutions to key decision makers over the phone. You will be working to targets and tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

The Candidate

To apply you will ideally require a minimum of 6 months’ experience selling any form of advertising space (ie. newspaper, magazines, radio, directory, etc). You will be naturally enthusiastic with creativity, drive and motivation to develop business in a competitive market. You will have strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to negotiate at all levels.

The Package

In return you will receive a fantastic opportunity to work on a range high profile publications in a friendly team orientated environment of a well known Publishing House where genuine opportunities exist for development. They are a company that value their staff, have a high staff retention rate and invest in their development. You will receive basic salary to £21K – £23K + uncapped bonus (realistic OTE £40K+) + benefits

To apply forward your CV with the vacancy title to or or call 0131 338 5340.