Advertising Sales Executive

Advertising Sales Executive

Our successful and rapidly growing client produces maps for tourist information centres and hotels on the South Coast of England, paid for by sponsors and advertisers who appreciate the value of this traditional form of advertising. Despite strong competition we have plans to increase the size of this business substantially in the next 3 years.

They are looking to grow their small team to help this expansion. This is predominantly a telephone sales based role selling advertisements in each publication and you will be based in our offices in Wellingborough, although some trips to each location maybe required.

There is clear potential for the successful candidate to develop and grow with the business or move into other areas of the company. This is a very exciting opportunity to join us in the early stages of growth with the security and support of a larger parent company.

The Role
Reporting directly to the Managing Director and Sales Manager, we are looking for a candidate who will:
• Successfully manage each publication.
• Research and cold call likely prospects, selling the concept of advertising inside a tourist map.
• Close the sale and achieve sales revenue targets.
• Visit the site of the publication as necessary.
• Assist with the growth of the team and areas as the business develops.

The Candidate
We are looking for an exceptional candidate who:
• Has a passion for new business sales – enjoys the challenge of sourcing, chasing and winning new business.
• Has strong internal sales experience.
• Puts the customer first and is passionate about understanding and fulfilling each customer’s requirements
• Has strong organisational skills – this is a very structured role and excellent organisational skills are vital.
• Has a warm, friendly and professional telephone manner.
• Is enthusiastic, driven and self-motivated.
• Is ideally educated to degree level (not essential)
• Has a strong work ethic.
• Is keen to develop a career in a small business environment.

The position is full time and permanent, based in Wellingborough.

Basic Salary: £16,000-18,000 + excellent bonus and commission OTE £30-50K

Job Summary

Job Title Advertising Sales Executive
Location Wellingborough,Northamptonshire
Job Type Permanent
Salary £18k
Last Updated 29/01/2019
Reference SF43731
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