Graduate Advertising Sales Executive

Randstad Sales
North West London
£18000 - £22000/annum 25% bonus
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you graduate looking to build a career in the media and advertising sales industry with a company that offers excellent training? Would you like to be a part of a social and vibrant team where you can progress your career quickly? - This could be the perfect role for you.

We are currently looking for recent graduates and experienced media sales executives to join our client, a multi-award winning contract publisher based near Edgware! If you have the desire to succeed and the confidence to work with clients directly we would love to hear from you.

For the successful candidate, there are fantastic rewards on offer!

*Exceptionally fast career progression, based on merit - some people have been promoted from graduate sales to group advertising directors in less then 5 years! They always look internally first for promotion.
*Competitive basic up to £22K for experience 0+ years, + 25% OTE + additional performance bonuses for high achievers
*Work with a wide range of ever changing brands , including B2C titles in photography, travel, and luxury sectors
*Learn how to successfully navigate a truly consultative sales process - using your creativity to come up with innovative advertising proposals for your clients and partnerships
*New modern offices in Edgware, Mac computers, fresh fruit and other office perks including office dog visits!
*Simply Health package including discounted gym membership, Pension scheme, Childcare voucher scheme, Cycle to work scheme, and Travel card loan
*Gain an additional day of holiday for every working year and enjoy some Christmas -New Year periods off as a bonus for team performance
*Come late or early finish on your birthday
*4.30pm finish on Fridays - every week (regular working hours 9am-5:30pm)
*Sales days out throughout the year + company summer and Christmas parties (at the Ivy!)
*Join a social team - weekly outings together
*Attending industry events and client facing greatly encouraged

Key Responsibilities:

* Sell creative advertising packages to clients including display, classified and partnership advertising along with innovative supplements across three market leading magazines and websites- over the telephone and face to face
* Follow up and increase yields on existing advertisers
* Identify, develop and close new business leads
* Develop a solid revenue pipeline that meets or exceeds given targets
* Ensure all administrative responsibilities are carried out to the highest standard

Key Attributes & requirements:

* Proven new business success in a corporate environment (B2B ideally), preferably within media sales in consumer brands
* Educated to a degree level
* Sales experience within advertising sales is essential, print or digital - a creative approach would be ideal!
* Strong communication skills - both written and oral
* Confident phone and client facing manner - outgoing and social personality to match well with the team
* A strong grasp of Excel / Word

Randstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

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