Advertising Sales Executive (National Media Group) - Edinburgh, The Lothians, and the Borders.

East Lothian
Basic salary to £25,000 + uncapped bonus (On target Bonus £8,000) + Mileage + benefits
11 Oct 2016
25 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

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

Advertising Sales Executive to sell newspaper, magazine and online advertising opportunities to business customers throughout Edinburgh,  The Lothians, and the Borders.

Our Client

Our client is a leading publishing group with an exceptional reputation for a range of innovative market leading local online and print media platforms. As one of the largest media operations in their area their instantly recognisable household brands covers a range of high impact advertising platforms including publishing and digital media. They currently require a Advertising Sales Executive to work out of their office in Haddington.

The Role

You will be responsible for selling newspaper, magazine and online advertising opportunities to direct clients throughout Edinburgh,  The Lothians, and the Borders. The role will involve identifying, pursuing and securing new business opportunities as well as managing a range of existing customers including large and medium size businesses. You will be selling to clients both over the phone and face to face.  Sectors could include retail, Health and beauty, home improvements, entertainment, leisure and travel. You will be responsible for telemarketing, warm and cold calling key contacts, thereafter, selling and creating bespoke media packages. 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 you will have the support and back up of strong case studies, metrics and marketing information, marketing support and sales leads.

The Candidate

To apply you will require advertising sales experience from any media sector (i.e outdoor, online, radio, newspaper, magazine, directories, digital etc). 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 a quality media brand. You will be given full structured induction training, development and future career opportunities.

Basic salary to £25,000 + uncapped bonus (On target Bonus £8,000) + Mileage + benefits


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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