Media Sales Executive

Recruiter
Red Sofa London Ltd
Location
London, South East England
Salary
27000.0000
Posted
08 Jul 2017
Closes
07 Aug 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Media Sales Exec

My client is a fantastic digital editorial platform aimed at AB UK and German-speaking readers, reaching in excess of 350,000 ABC1 parents every month. We need a self-starting Media Sales Executive/Account Manager with an understanding of digital media and the travel industry.

Responsibilities and skills:

  • Have an understanding of digital technology and revenue ecosystem and be able to explain product benefits within this context. Display, content, social media, affiliates, data capture and analytics
  • Sell multiple products to clients by finding the right stakeholders for each product, without digressing from a coherent product message and overall strategy
  • You will effectively communicate the value proposition through proposals and presentations, being proactive, managing the process from end to end
  • You will build and maintain strong, long-lasting client relationships
  • You will partner with clients to understand their business needs and objectives
  • You will understand category-specific landscapes and trends, reporting on the strategic direction of accounts

Required knowledge and experience:

  • Email marketing - CTR / open rates etc. Display e.g. Banner/ MPU's, Content/advertorial marketing, Digital data capture (e.g. Competitions) Social media, Analytics. CTR, CPA, Affiliates, (Print advertising experience optional)
  • At least 24 months experience in media sales
  • Knowledge/experience of account handling, building and maintaining relationships with clients
  • Comfortable speaking to marketing manager's/ director level essential.
  • Ability to cold call on the phone and at travel industry events face-to-face
  • Agency and travel trade contacts contacts would be an advantage but not at all essential: contacts in an industry related to our audience e.g. female fashion/baby/home retailers also could be an advantage

Remuneration: £27-30K for the right candidate OTE £50K in year one (uncapped commission)

If you have a passion and knowledge for digital sales and the travel industry then please apply now.