Business Development Manager - Advertising

Recruiter
ASPIRE 1
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£22000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + 40% OTE
Posted
02 Dec 2017
Closes
10 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Business Development Manager - Advertising

£22000 - £26000 + 40% OTE

The Company

As a Media Sales Executive you will be working for a leading classified advertising business. They have one of the most visited websites in the UK. After a rebrand last year they are focusing on their digital strategy, and are set to see some exciting growth this year. They have state of the art offices, an enjoyable working culture and industry leading training.

The Role

As a Business Development Manager you will be responsible for generating new business relationships with Medium to Large spend accounts from first introduction through to close. This is an expansion role due to success seen in the market over the last year.

Duties include:

  • Pitch and close business from a pre-set list of clients
  • Attend meetings within your territory to close and grow business
  • Strategic research and competitor analysis
  • Weekly reporting and sales forecasting
  • Liaise closely with advert operations and client services teams to ensure top class user experience

The Person

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Strong, demonstrable field sales experience including presenting to marketing boards and large business owners
  • Significant experience in building a pipeline and winning new business from cold leads
  • Ability to travel throughout the UK, including occasional overnight stays
  • Enjoy working in a pressured environment.
  • Meet or exceed all published standards measured weekly, monthly and YTD.
  • Creative approach to problem-solving.
  • Demonstrate a desire to make decisions, take ownership and make judgment calls.
  • Strong sense of confidentiality and professionalism.
  • Self motivated, good team player and excellent presenting skills
  • Technically adept, with strong experience using MS Excel and the Office suite and CRM applications.