Advertising Sales Executive

Date posted: 12th January 2018

Award winning, National and International publisher with a range of cutting edge media tools including press, magazines, online and a range of special publications available via newsstand, subscription and free distribution networks.

Choice Consultants are Scotland’s leading specialist advertising and media sales recruitment consultancy.

The Company

Our client is a prestigious National and International publisher with a range of cutting edge media tools including press, magazines, online and a range of special publications. They currently require an Advertising Sales Executive based at their Edinburgh office to work on a range of products. These include established award winning, ABC audited, glossy magazines, business titles and a range of special publications.

The Role

You could be working on B2C, B2B magazines and special supplements. You will be responsible for selling online and print advertising to a mix of new customers and existing key accounts across a number of sectors. Sectors could include Food & Drink, Arts & Crafts, Leisure, Travel, Property, Finance, Retail, Entertainment and Motors. This is a structured sale where you will identify the business needs then create and present innovative advertising solutions tailored to the client to ensure results. This will involve negotiating and presenting bespoke print and digital advertising solutions to key decision makers primarily over the phone and some work face to face. Working to revenue targets and deadlines, you will be responsible for dealing with a range of customers from SME’s to corporate clients on a national basis.

The Candidate

The ideal candidate would have some experience of selling advertising from any sector (ie. newspaper, radio, directory, magazines, exhibitions etc).

With a strong interest in the advertising sector you will be looking to develop and grow your career with a market leading publisher. You will have a confident, professional and articulate manner necessary to deal with high-level prestigious clients from Blue Chips to SMEs. You will have a strong understanding of the media and marketing departments, coupled with drive, motivation and passion to develop new business in a competitive market. You will be able to demonstrate past success and a desire to be the best at what you do.

The Package

In return you will receive a fantastic opportunity to work in a friendly team orientated environment, on well-known magazines where genuine opportunities exist for development. Basic salary to £23K + bonus (OTE £32K) + good holiday entitlement + pension + other benefits + Monthly incentives.

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