The successful candidate will initially sell classified advertising, with responsibility for managing an established client roster and developing new business. Once familiar with the brand, the role will be expanded to include selling recruitment advertising.
The right applicant will be able to demonstrate the following:
*An ability to confidently sell print and digital advertising solutions to clients and manage the accounts, advising on the right activity for them, and developing new business to maximise revenues
*A proven track record in media sales or a willingness to develop an exciting and rewarding career with one of the UK's fastest-growing media houses
*The ability to proactively create new sales opportunities for individual clients and cross-selling across the publication and its brand extensions
*Excellent communication skills
*Strong reporting, organisational and administrative skills
*Confident and strong negotiation skills with the ability to close sales deals
*The ability to work as part of a team, but also on their own initiative
*A positive and enthusiastic attitude
*A target-driven approach
*An ability to think outside the box and embrace new ideas
*An excellent eye for detail
This role would be ideally suited to someone looking to build a career in media sales or an individual who wants to further develop their sales career by joining one of the one of the UK's most dynamic publishing businesses.
Company benefits include;
*25 days annual leave (3 days automatically assigned to Christmas as the office is closed) plus the 8 bank holidays
*Structured sick pay benefits
*Start at 3% pension contribution, rising over time
*On duty life insurance
*Season ticket loans
*Recommend a friend scheme
*Cycle to work scheme
*Company funded eye testing
*5 year loyalty bonus
*Taste card subscription
Salary is paying between £22,000 to £24,000 plus up to 10k per year commission.
If you are interested please apply now with an up to date CV!
Adecco is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.