Our client are a prestigious National and International publisher with a range of cutting edge media tools including press, magazines and online. They currently require an Advertising Sales Executive based at their Edinburgh office to work on their Consumer Magazine division. Their products include established award winning, ABC audited, glossy magazines aimed at a high net worth audience in Scotland and further afield. They have a strong distribution via a network of leading supermarkets, newsagents and a strong subscription based readership.
You will be working on their consumer magazine division on lifestyle 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, Retail, Entertainment and Motors. This is a structured sale where you will identify the business needs then create, design 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 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 lifestyle sector you will be looking to develop and grow your career with a market leading magazine. 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.
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 to £25K (depending upon experience) + uncapped bonus (On target bonus £9K) + good holiday entitlement + other benefits + Monthly incentives