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Advertising Sales Executive - REF No. HQ5733

Industry Sector: Sales
Location: Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, England

Salary: from £21000 to £37000 per Annum

FRS Office: FRS Headquarters
Consultant: William Son

Job Summary

A well-established publishing company based in Gateshead, Tyneside, producing magazines, websites, newsletters and social media channels for multiple media brands is looking for Advertising Sales Executives to sell display advertising in the company's magazines, websites and newsletters. Whilst the role involves an element of face-to-face presentations, the majority of the Sales Executives' efforts will be focused within a telesales environment. Potential advertisers come from a range of industries so you will need to adopt a varied and flexible approach to your work. The successful candidate will need to devise innovative advertising opportunities to meet clients' needs and to sell advertising solutions to both new and existing clients. A small degree of international travel may be required. Experience of advertising/media sales is an essential requirement to be considered for this role. If you are a creative and charismatic salesperson, this is the perfect opportunity to advance your career. Applications from suitably experienced ex-military personnel (British Army, Royal Air Force, Royal Navy or Royal Marines) are strongly encouraged to apply.

Detailed Job Description

A well-established publishing company based in Gateshead, Tyneside, producing magazines, websites, newsletters and social media channels for multiple media brands is looking for Advertising Sales Executives to sell display advertising in the company's magazines, websites and newsletters. Whilst the role involves an element of face-to-face presentations, the majority of the Sales Executives' efforts will be focused within a telesales environment. Potential advertisers come from a range of industries so you will need to adopt a varied and flexible approach to your work. The successful candidate will need to devise innovative advertising opportunities to meet clients' needs and to sell advertising solutions to both new and existing clients.

A small degree of international travel may be required. Experience of advertising/media sales is an essential requirement to be considered for this role. If you are a creative and charismatic salesperson, this is the perfect opportunity to advance your career.

Applications from suitably experienced ex-military personnel (British Army, Royal Air Force, Royal Navy or Royal Marines) are strongly encouraged to apply.

Key Responsibilities, but are not limited to:

* Recognising advertising sales opportunities by identifying the needs of companies seeking to place their products and services in front of the audience of the publication across printed and digital media.
* Cold-calling potential new advertising clients.
* Maintaining and developing relationships with existing advertising clients.
* Devising bespoke advertising packages to suit the client's promotional requirements and budget.
* Attending relevant exhibitions, conferences and awards ceremonies which will include the willingness to work outside of normal office hours on a few occasions.
* Keeping abreast of industry developments relevant to the audience of the publication.
* Database management to record communication with clients and details of sales achieved.
* Working as a part of a sales team

Person Specification:

Essential:

* Minimum of a year in media sales experience
* Must have the relevant advertising/media sales experience. Experience of dealing with blue chip companies and major advertising agencies will be an advantage.
* Will be expected to generate their own leads and possess strong organisational skills.
* Excellent communication skills, possessing a first-class telephone manner.
* Articulate, enthusiastic and highly self-motivated.

Salary:

The salary structure is £21,000 basic with OTE of £37,000 based on an uncapped commission structure and generous bonuses. Commission can be earned from as little as £5,500 in sales per month.

If you are keen on joining this exciting, forward thinking company and taking the next step in your career, then please apply or get in touch.


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