Advertising Field Sales Executive (Leading National Media Company)

Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway
Basic Salary £18,816 + bonus (On target bonus £14,000) + company car + other benefits
15 Jan 2018
29 Jan 2018
AFSE - Dumfries & Galloway
Contract Type
Full Time

Selling a full range of advertising solutions to customers in the area of Dumfries and Galloway for a leading national media company. 

Choice Consultants are Scotland’s leading specialist advertising and media sales recruitment consultancy.


Our Client

Our client is one of the UK’s biggest media operations with an exceptional reputation for a range of innovative market leading media platforms. As one of the largest media operations in Scotland their instantly recognisable high profile household brands cover a range of local and national advertising platforms including websites, digital, print and events solutions. They currently require an Advertising Field Sales Executive to sell a range of advertising opportunities to customers in the area of Perthshire.

The Role

Based from Dumfries  and Galloway in the field you will be responsible for selling a full range of advertising solutions to direct customers. The role will involve identifying, pursuing and securing new business opportunities as well as managing a range of existing customers across a range of sectors. Sectors could include retail, Health and beauty, home improvements, entertainment and travel.  You will be responsible for telemarketing and cold calling to generate appointments, thereafter, selling face to face to key decision makers presenting bespoke creative presentations to a range of customers. Your role will involve building and maintaining relationships with key decision makers with a number of their larger clients, ensuring that the relationship is nurtured and grown. Working to targets and deadlines will have the support and back up of strong case studies, metrics and marketing information, marketing support and sales leads. You will be responsible for maintaining an understanding of your market and competitor products.

The Candidate

Ideally you will require either tele or field advertising sales experience from any media sector (i.e outdoor, online, radio, newspaper, magazine, directories, digital etc).

Alternatively, you will have experience of business to business sales, be commercially aware, motivated and naturally enthusiastic with tenacity and ambition and be able to demonstrate that you have a competitive edge.

You will have a solid track record of developing new business and managing existing accounts. You will be an articulate self-starter with a proactive and creative approach. You will have the ability to negotiate deals and strive to continue this local market leading brand’s impressive success.

The Package

In return you will be given the rarely available opportunity to work in a team orientated environment for a leading media organisation on quality media brands. You will be given full structured induction training (4 weeks), ongoing development and career opportunities associated with a leading media player.

Basic Salary £18,816 + bonus (On target bonus £14,000) + company car + 25 days holiday plus bank holidays + laptop + phone + other benefits associated with a leading media player


About Choice Consultants

Choice Consultants are a specialist Media Sales Recruitment Consultancy established in 1999, we now hold preferred supplier status for the majority of media players in Scotland. As Scotland’s leading Advertising and Media Sales Recruitment Consultancy we recruit for advertising and media sales personnel at all levels for a range of international, national and local media organisations.

Our clients include top,

- Radio stations

- Magazine publishers

- Online/Digital Media brands

- New Media companies

-Internet Marketing & Web Design companies

- Experiential/Guerrilla Marketing companies

- Outdoor Advertising organisations

- Directory publishers

- Newspaper publishers

- Exhibition and Events companies

- Media brokers

- Television broadcasters

- Contract publishing houses

Whether you are looking to break into a rewarding career in Media sales, looking for a move into Management, or simply a new challenge we offer opportunities throughout Scotland through our unique and unrivalled network of Advertising contacts. To apply for this role click the apply button or find out more about other opportunities selling media space call Choice Consultants, email or visit our website.

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