Graduate Account / Sales Executive (technology publisher)

Recruiter
Manu Forti
Location
London
Salary
20000.0000
Posted
15 Mar 2017
Closes
14 Apr 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Working for an international publishing company, the successful candidate will sell marketing solutions to clients across the sectors of technology and learning. Location - London's South Bank between the Tate Modern and London Bridge.

Our client provides multichannel marketing solutions to communities centered around three large technology-driven interrelated markets: Television & Video, Entertainment & Educational Technology, and Music.

The sales specialist will be responsible for managing an existing client base and developing new business for our clients’ publishing solutions across print and online services.

The role will suit a graduate with some form of business or phone sales experience who is a self-starter with the willingness to take commercial responsibility for the publishing brand.

Key day-to-day tasks of the advertising Sales Executive include:

  • Proactively selling to client contacts to generate the highest levels of revenue for the portfolio of products
  • International travel to attend events and visit clients
  • Implementation of the sales strategy and ensuring all commercial deadlines are met
  • Identifying new business opportunities to ensure that targets are met, along with any potential spin-off opportunities/ brand extensions as appropriate
  • Monitoring competitor activity

Attributes sought in the advertising Sales Executive include:

  • Advertising sales experience ideally, although up to one year of 'business sales' or tele-sales (not retail) is sufficient
  • Excellent telephone and f2f skills
  • Genuine drive and ambition to succeed
  • Fast learner with ability to develop good product and market knowledge
  • Gregarious personality

Remuneration of £20,000 to £25,000 plus commission and benefits.

To apply for the role of graduate advertising sales executive, or for more information, please attach your CV.

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