Advertising Sales Executive

2021-11-10 Choice Consultants

Date posted: 10th November 2021

Glasgow | Basic to £27K + uncapped bonus (realistic OTE £36K+) + generous holiday entitlement + Pension + other benefits associated with a leading media group (50% of the sales team earning in excess of £40k and more every year)

Award winning National Media player with a selection of iconic household brands across publishing, digital, events and broadcast media requires an Advertising Sales Executives to work across a range of titles.

The Company

Our client is part of one of the UK’s key media players, an award-winning household name with a growing portfolio of instantly recognizable media brands covering a range of national and regional media products across Print, digital, events and broadcast media. They are responsible for some of the UK’s most iconic media brands. They provide customers from SMEs to PLCs with innovative print, web based and broadcast advertising solutions that increase their client’s sales, providing marketing and information through a powerful media based solution.

One of their divisions currently require an Advertising Sales Executive to sell advertising and sponsorship opportunities on a range of titles and associated supplements. Their products provides readers with an informed mix of features, interviews, reviews, articles and competitions covering a range of subject areas. 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.

  • Generating new business and managing key accounts within a range of titles.
  •  Dealing with a mix of customers across the associated subject matters.
  •  Cold call telemarketing to generate new accounts,
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with their growing client base.
  • Negotiating and presenting bespoke print advertising solutions to key decision makers over the phone.
  • Working to targets and deadlines in a fast paced environment.  

The Candidate

Ideally require a minimum of 6 months successful track record 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.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to negotiate at all levels.
  • Money motivated (Top earners earn £45K+) with the ability to work in a high activity based environment.
  • PC literate, creative, ambitious, articulate and proactive and
  • Quick thinking with the ability, motivation and drive to continue this organisations success.

The Package       

In return you will be given a rarely available and exciting opportunity to work for a major household media organisation on a range of media titles in a friendly team orientated environment. They are an organisation that values their staff and customers and provides the investment in retaining them. They have a very stable team with a tradition of long tenures.

  • Basic to £27K
  • Uncapped bonus (realistic OTE £36K+)
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Pension
  • other benefits associated with a leading media group
  • 50% of the sales team earning in excess of £40k and more every year

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