Advertising Sales Manager

2019-09-23 Choice Consultants

Date posted: 23rd September 2019

Oban, Argyll and Bute | Basic c.£30K + Uncapped Bonus (On target bonus c. £5K+) + Car + generous benefits

The Company

Our client is an award winning publisher with a range Local media tools including press, magazines, special publications and online. They currently require an Advertising Sales Manager based in their Oban office to work on a range of online and print publications.

The Role

You will be responsible for the management of an established team of office and field based Media Sales Executives selling advertising solutions to business customers across a range of leading newspaper, supplements, print and online products. This will involve the delivery of sales management, motivation and coaching to ensure all pre-set targets are exceeded.  Leading from the front with a personal sales target you will be responsible for

  • Managing KPIs and targets for sales staff.
  • Motivating and developing staff in all areas of the sales process.
  • On-going training, one to one coaching and development of sales staff
  • Management of sales pipeline
  • Monitoring sales trends and performance on a daily basis, preparing daily and weekly reports.
  • Building strong relationships with top spending clients.
  • Recognizing, identifying and developing business opportunities
  • Achieving success
  • Driving the team on a daily basis to meet and exceed targets
  • Maintaining an active involvement with all relevant business associations
  • Generating creative new ideas for business

The Candidate

To apply you will require a strong track record of advertising sales and experience of advertising sales management from within any media sector (i.e newspapers, magazines, outdoor, radio, tv, online, ect). You will be a natural leader, with the creativity, drive, motivation and passion to continue this organisation’s success. You will have strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to negotiate at all levels.

You will have

  • A proven track record in sales maximisation.
  • Previous experience of working within a sales centre environment.
  • Previous experience in dealing with team performance and development.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • An ability to lead a sales team.
  • A background in the sales of any advertising /media product is essential.

The role will require the employee is based in Oban during the business week.

The Package

In return you will receive the rarely available opportunity to join a leading local media organisations management team. They are a company that value their staff and customers, providing the investment in retaining them. You will receive full induction an the opportunity to work in afriendly and productive team orientated environment of a well-known publisher.

Basic Salary c. £30K + Uncapped Bonus (On target bonus c. £5K+) + Car + generous benefits

To apply please fill out the following form or forward your CV with the vacancy title to or or call 0131 338 5340.

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