"If you want to be part of an exciting and progressive media organisation, and if you’re hungry for success, come and join me and the sales team here at Premier. We are attracting a growing and wide ranging portfolio of national clients who are benefiting from reaching into Premier’s audience, and if you’re ambitious the sky’s the limit…" - Group Sales Manager
SALARY: £23,000 - £25,000pa (depending on skills and experience) +Generous Uncapped Commission Package
HOURS OF WORK:Full-Time, 9:15am-5:15pm (35 per week)
REPORTING TO:Group Sales Manager
MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
•Achieve personal sales targets contributing towards Group sales targets.
•Achieve weekly call targets by calling supplied leads and by sourcing new leads for cultivation.
•Identify and develop new display, classified, radio and digital advertiser potential.
•Present advertising benefits of all Premier platforms to clients supporting with audience and response statistics as required.
•Ensure a high standard of client care at all times.
•Conduct post campaign analysis and customer satisfaction surveys.
•Guide advertisers through the commercial production process.
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
•Minimum of 2 years in a similar telesales role.
•Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
•Excellent interpersonal skills.
•Experience of using sales CRMs.
•Ability to develop & deliver creative and effective client proposals.
•The post holder will work in a Christian environment, therefore it will be necessary for the post-holder to have respect for the Christian faith, its values and be in sympathy with our organisational aims.
•Experience of directory advertising sales.
•Digital product sales experience.
Premier is the UK’s leading Christian media house. We broadcast Premier Christian Radio nationwide on DAB digital radio and Freeview, Premier Praise on national DAB as well as Premier Gospel on DAB radio in London and Surrey. All three radio stations are also available online and via the Premier app. We also publish magazines serving the Christian community, including Premier Christianity, in print and digital editions, as well as Premier Youthwork & ChildrensworK.
Our websites have a combined average weekly traffic of around 40,000 visits and provide on demand audio and video. Premier Lifeline: the national Christian helpline is one of the UK’s top 10 helplines by number of calls. We have over a million weekly listeners and 15,000 monthly magazine subscribers. Premier is wholly owned by the charity Premier Christian Media Trust.
Due to the number of applications we receive we cannot reply to unsuccessful candidates, therefore, if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date please accept that, on this occasion, your application has been unsuccessful.
Premier reserves the right to conduct interviews before the closing date for application.