Advertising Sales Manager

Posted 9 April by Fish Hook Careers Limited Easy Apply

Advertising Sales Manager

Media/Publishing

Dartford, Kent

Attractive salary plus excellent commission on offer (Circa £45k - £50k OTE)

Are you an experienced and talented 'Advertising Sales Manager’ living in Kent but commuting to London? Are you looking for a better work/life balance but still keen to work for an award-winning media company who represents some of the UK’s leading publications? If yes, please read on ..

Our client has a new opportunity for an experienced 'Advertising Sales Manager’ to join their team in Dartford, Kent. This role will see you join a very successful family run business with over 400 staff in 4 prime UK locations. Our client publishes over 64 separate titles and also heavily involved in exhibitions, conferences and group travel.

Reporting to the Sales Manager, this role will see you take ownership of maximising key revenue opportunities for one of the UK’s leading building magazines across a range of digital channels. You will be given the freedom and autonomy to develop new ideas and identify commercial opportunities in the market that meets your customers’ needs. You will have the opportunity to target audiences of Architects, Project Managers, Building Contractors, Surveyors, Property Developers with a wide range of content about all the latest product launches and building innovations.

Key day-to-day tasks include:

  • Generating and maximising business by phone and face-to-face

  • Maintaining and building relationships with existing and new clients

  • Keeping abreast of developments in the marketplace and attending relevant exhibitions

  • Liaising with new clients to implement products as part of their advertising strategies

  • Meeting targets set for print, online and project revenue well within deadlines

  • Developing interest and basic knowledge of the topics covered in the publications

  • Showing initiative and high organisational abilities in maintaining transparent records of progress.

The ideal candidate:

  • Two or more years of publishing or media sales experience, with at least one year’s experience in face-to-face selling

  • A proven track record of generating new business

  • Willing to travel on a regular basis to visit clients

  • Within a commutable distance of Dartford, Kent

The role offers a good basic salary, uncapped commission and many other fantastic benefits and company perks including in-house training, 1-2-1 career development and smart objectives, various staff social events and activity days and much more (including office drinks every Friday afternoon from 4:30pm).

Job Synonyms: Media Sales Manager, Media Sales Executive, Advertising Manager, Publishing Manager, Media Manager, Advertising Sales Manager

Welcome to Fish Hook Careers, we are an independent recruitment and social media agency based in Whitstable, Kent. With over 22 years experience, we are recruitment specialists across Sales, Events, Marketing, Digital and Creative in Kent, London and East of England.

Required skills

  • Advertising Sales
  • Magazines
  • Media Sales
  • Publications
  • Sales

Reference: 34859449

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