Digital Media Sales Consultant

Recruiter
Newsquest Media Group
Location
Watford
Posted
08 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you a driven, target orientated sales professional? Do you have digital media sales experience? If so we want to hear from you! We currently have exciting opportunities for you to join our team in Watford, North London as a Digital Media Sales Consultant.

Newsquest is one of the largest regional media companies in the UK. We employ a plethora of experienced multimedia sales professionals who help local businesses generate awareness and promote their products and services to local audiences. Our parent company is Gannett Inc, the largest regional news publisher in the US, with titles including USA Today.

The Role
As a Digital Sales Specialist you will be part of a busy and vibrant Advertising Sales team whereby you will play a fundamental role in ensuring the continued success of the digital product portfolio.

Your role will predominantly focus on the digital products and services that we offer, within a specialism that is ever evolving! Working closely with the Advertising Manager and Senior Managers where required, you will ensure the digital advertising opportunities offered by our websites and any other digital services are fully maximised and implemented successfully. You will attend client meetings where required, building the rapport and trust along with managing their digital expectations.

This will include working with existing clients and generating new business, whereby you will be responsible for managing your own territory across the North London area.

This is an exciting time to join Newsquest, as we progress and evolve further with our digital journey!

We need you to have….

For this role, experience within sales and digital media / media sales is ideal due to the nature of the role and requirements daily. Along with a professional approach and way of working, taking pride in the service you can deliver to the customer. A willingness to learn and develop your skills further has an excellent ability to take you far in this role.
• Previous Digital media sales experience is the ideal for this role, or media sales transferable to develop into a digital role
• Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
• Any experience with Google Analytics or Google Ad Words or similar ideal
• Strong time management & attention to detail - being able adapt and prioritise is essential
• Strong personal resilience, negotiation & objection handling skills
• An outgoing personality, enthusiastic to learn, strong self-motivation with a proactive mentality and a will to succeed
• Good level of Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook) experience

We would like you to have….

• Experience of a Sales CRM System. Gemstone or Futureproof

We'll look after you with….

• A competitive base salary package along with an uncapped commission structure allowing for great earning potential!
• A fun and lively work environment, with huge potential for personal and career development
• Newsquest Pension scheme
• Onsite parking
• Various sales incentives
• Continuous sales development training through our highly successful Sales Excellence Academy

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