Advertising Sales Executive – (Caravan & Motorhome Magazine)
Award winning iconic national publisher require an Advertising Sales Executive to work on their consumer magazine division on a national lifestyle magazine and website aimed at the Caravan and Motorhome sector.
Choice Consultants are Scotland’s leading specialist advertising and media sales recruitment consultancy.
Our client is one of the UK’s key media players, an award winning household name with a growing portfolio of instantly recognizable media brands covering a range of national and regional media products across Print, digital and broadcast media. They are responsible for some of the UK’s most iconic media brands. They provide customers from SMEs to PLCs with innovative print and web based advertising solutions that increase their client’s sales, providing marketing and information through a powerful media based solution.
Due to continued growth through high profile investments and acquisition they currently require an Advertising Sales Executive based out of their Glasgow office to sell advertising solutions on a dedicated glossy magazine and website aimed at the outdoor leisure sector. They have a strong distribution via a network of leading supermarkets, newsagents and a strong subscription based readership.
You will be responsible for selling a range of online and print advertising opportunities on a recently launched national outdoor leisure magazine title. You will be responsible for dealing with a mix of new and existing customers. You will be working on an existing database, self-sourcing new customers, generating new business from an existing customer base. This is a structured sale where you will contact key decision makers both over the phone and face to face. You will identify the customer needs business needs then create, design and present innovative online and print media solutions tailored to the client to ensure results. Once on board you will be the main point of contact for the client developing the relationship, establishing their on-going needs and providing digital solutions. You will work closely with editorial staff on features. You will maintain an understanding of their market and competitor media. The role will involve attending exhibitions and events, working to revenue targets and deadlines.
The key responsibilities of this role will include:
- Manage the sales process from beginning to close, converting enquiries into sales using our customer base and approaching new clients
- Responding to web sales enquiries from new and existing customers, proactively generating new sales leads
- Meeting sales goals and targets
- Producing monthly sales reports, achieving sales targets
- Monitor and report on the current market and competitor activities to identify new business opportunities
The ideal candidate would have some experience of selling advertising from any sector (ie. newspaper, radio, directory, magazines, exhibitions etc). with an interest in the Caravan and Motorhomes sector.
You will be looking to develop and grow your career with a market leading magazine.You will have a confident, professional and articulate manner necessary to deal with high-level prestigious clients from Blue Chips to SMEs. You will have a strong understanding of the media and marketing departments, coupled with drive, motivation and passion to develop new business in a competitive market. You will be able to demonstrate past success and a desire to be the best at what you do
In return you will be given a rarely available and exciting opportunity to work for a major household media organisation on a quality travel and leisure title in a friendly team orientated environment. They are an organisation that values their staff and customers and provides the investment in retaining them. You will be given full induction, access to ongoing training from a dedicated training team and genuine future career opportunities associated with a leading media company.
Basic salary to £25K + bonus (OTE £37K) + generous holiday entitlement + Pension + Healthcare + other benefits associated with a leading media group including access to gym + onsite nursery + Parking.
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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.