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Media Sales Manager

Media Sales Manager

Posted 5 April by McColl's Retail Group Ended

Media Sales Manager

Salary- Circa £40,000 plus benefits

McColl’s Retail Group (MRG) are the second largest multiple convenience operator in the UK operating 1600 stores nationwide with over 5.5m customer transactions every week. We pride ourselves on being at the forefront of neighbourhood retailing, in our stores you will find a wide range of products and services including Post Offices and Subway units offering freshly made products daily. With an exciting acquisition program and our new supply partnership with Morrison's which will see the relaunch of the much loved and trusted Safeway brand in 2018 ,this really is an exciting time to join us.

In order to support our growing business we are currently looking to recruit an experienced and highly ambitious individual to take on the role of Media Sales Manager.

The main purpose of this role is to maintain and build our relationships with the big FMCG brands including Red Bull, Mars, Coca Cola, Walkers Crisps etc to create media opportunities and maximise media income for MRG.

Suitable candidates must have experience within a similar role preferably from a FMCG background. This role would ideally suit a sales professional with working knowledge of both printed and digital media sectors and demonstrable skills across a wide range of marketing functions and who wants to grow their career within a fast paced retail company.

Key Responsibilities

  • To optimise the sales of MRG’s media assets to FMCG branded suppliers
  • Contribute to the annual budget for Media Centre income
  • To ensure the delivery of the Media Centre income budget for selected categories

  • To work with category buyers and marketing teams to create media sales opportunities for categories and events

  • To work with suppliers to amplify their shopper & trade marketing plans to maximise media income for MRG

  • To attend all Trading Meetings and promotion overview meetings to update on Media Centre activity and to agree new opportunities to generate media income
  • Collating compliance and reporting data for supplier campaigns and building case studies
  • To continually research and develop new media ideas

As well as the salary we offer benefits associated with a large retailing group, including free parking, staff restaurant, pleasant working surroundings and a generous staff discount scheme along with the opportunity to develop your career through our internal Onward and Upward Development Programme.

Please note only suitable applicants will be contacted

Required skills

  • Brand Management
  • Digital Media
  • Marketing
  • Media
  • Media Sales

Reference: 34834277

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