Our client is a leading media company with an exceptional reputation for a range of innovative market leading media platforms. Their instantly recognisable high profile household brand names cover a range of high impact advertising platforms including broadcasting, publishing, websites, digital media and exhibitions. They provide business and consumers with quality analysis, insight, news, information and entertainment. They have experienced continual growth and currently require an Advertising Sales Executive to sell advertising throughout Scotland on one of their key household named brands.
You will be responsible for selling advertising and sponsorship opportunities to direct clients throughout Scotland. The role will involve identifying, pursuing and securing new business opportunities as well as managing a range of existing customers including large and medium size businesses. Sectors could include motors, recruitment, home improvements, property, retail (health, beauty, fashion), entertainment and travel. You will be responsible for selling media opportunities over the phone and occasionally face to face to key decision makers presenting bespoke creative presentations to a range of customers. Your role will involve building and maintaining relationships with key decision makers with a number of their larger clients, ensuring that the relationship is nurtured and grown. Working to targets and deadlines will have the support and back up of strong case studies, metrics and marketing information, marketing support and sales leads.
To apply you will require advertising sales experience from any media sector (i.e outdoor, directory, online, radio, newspaper, magazine, etc). You will have a solid track record of developing new business. You will be an articulate self-starter with a proactive and creative approach with the ability to negotiate deals and strive to continue this market leading brand’s impressive success.
In return you will be given the rarely available opportunity to work in a team orientated environment for a major household Blue Chip media organisation on a quality media brand. You will be given full structured training and development.
Basic salary to £26K + bonus (OTE £38K) + Good holiday entitlement + benefits associated with a leading media company.