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Business Development Sales Executive, Consumer/Lifestyle Media

Posted 1 February by Escape Hatch Ended

Are you an experienced media sales person feeling undervalued and underpaid for your exceptional sales performance?

Then read on...

The Company

This rapidly-expanding lifestyle/consumer media company works with some of the biggest names in media including The Guardian, The Mail on Sunday, The Telegraph andOK! Magazine.

Its flagship title is a celebrity-themed women’s lifestyle title, distributed in OK! Magazine bumper packs and covering a range of different editorial themes including family, Christmas, New Year, weddings, travel and health

Their other market-leading lifestyle titles focus on the countryside, arts and antiques and are distributed with The Telegraph.

It’s an ambitious and well-run business led by a strong senior management team. They’ve created a stimulating, dynamic, lively and supportive environment where the team greatly enjoy working together (probably not an environment for a shrinking violet!). They have a industry-leading commission structure where you get generously rewarded for all revenue you generate.

In 2018 they'll be expanding their print portfolio and developing their digital products further so it's a great time to join!

The Role of Business Development Sales Executive

As the business development executive you’ll be responsible for seeking and identifying sales leads and turning sales prospects into new clients.

  • Business development/new business mostly via telephone
  • Building long-term relationships with SME and blue-chip companies
  • Selling the range of media opportunities to clients in the lifestyle sector
  • On-going account management

The Ideal Candidate for the Business Development Sales Executive Role

You'll be an experienced (1.5+ years) B2B or B2C media sales person.

  • Confident, articulate and outgoing
  • Tenacious, persuasive and credible with good sales skills via the telephone
  • Money-motivated - driven to achieve targets and maximise your earnings
  • Dynamic and energetic
  • Highly self-motivated
  • Proactive
  • Eager to learn
  • Trustworthy
  • Strong relationship builder

This is an excellent opportunity for a successful media sales person to move into consumer/lifestyle media, maximise their earnings and work in a fun and stimulating environment.

Required skills

  • Account Management
  • Business Development
  • Commission
  • Media Sales
  • New Business Development

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