Advertising Sales Executives (Sport & Leisure Sector)

Glasgow City
Basic to £23K + uncapped bonus (realistic OTE £35K+) + benefits
13 May 2019
27 May 2019
Advertising Sales Executives (Sport & Leisure Sect
Contract Type
Full Time

Award winning National Media player with a selection of iconic household brands across publishing, digital, events and broadcast media requires an Advertising Sales Executives to work across a range of sport and leisure titles.

The Company

Our client is part of 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, events 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, web based and broadcast advertising solutions that increase their client’s sales, providing marketing and information through a powerful media based solution. 

One of their divisions currently require an Advertising Sales Executives to sell advertising and sponsorship opportunities on a range of sport and leisure titles and associated supplements. Their products provides readers with an informed mix of features, interviews, reviews, articles and competitions covering a range of subject areas. Their customers include a range of high profile international, national and local brand names.

The Role

After an initial intensive training program introducing you to their product portfolio, brand values and business approach you will be placed in a front line sales role. You will be responsible for generating new business and managing key accounts within a range of titles. This role will involve dealing with a mix of customers across the associated subject matters. You will be responsible for cold call telemarketing to generate new accounts, while developing and maintaining relationships with their growing client base. You will be negotiating and presenting bespoke print advertising solutions to key decision makers over the phone. You will be working to targets and deadlines in a fast paced environment. 

The Candidate

Ideally require a minimum of 6 months successful track record selling any form of advertising space (ie. newspaper, magazines, radio, directory, etc). You will be naturally enthusiastic with creativity, drive and motivation to develop business in a competitive market. You will have strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to negotiate at all levels.

You will be money motivated (Top earners earn £45K+) with the ability to work in a high activity based environment. You will be PC literate, creative, ambitious, articulate, proactive and quick thinking with the ability, motivation and drive to continue this organisations success. 

The Package       

In return you will be given a rarely available and exciting opportunity to work for a major household media organisation on a range of media titles in a friendly team orientated environment. They are an organisation that values their staff and customers and provides the investment in retaining them. They have a very stable team with a tradition of long tenures.   

Basic to £23K + uncapped bonus (realistic OTE £35K+) + generous holiday entitlement + Pension + other benefits associated with a leading media group (50% of the sales team earning in excess of £40k and more every year)

Office hours Monday to Friday 8.45am to 5pm.  


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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