Media Sales Executive

Central London
£25000 - £28000 Per Annum Up to £28,000 + bonus + benefits
24 Nov 2016
22 Dec 2016
David Buckle
Sales, Media Sales
Contract Type
Full Time

Media Sales Executive

Central London

Up to £28,000 salary OTE £8,000-£10,000 + bonus + benefits

Our client is one of the UK's leading national newspapers, based in Central London. Established for over 100 years, their exceptional combination of news, data, commentary and analysis has led to international recognition as a leader in their field.

They are now recruiting for an experienced Media Sales Executive to sell print and digital recruitment packages to organisations looking to hire new talent.

The Role:

Reporting to the head of Recruitment Advertising, as Media Sales Executive you will be responsible for a mix of business development and account management, dealing with senior decision makers across a range of sectors. Day to day duties will include:

  • Generate new business through lapsed and new client databases
  • Pitch the newspaper's full portfolio to clients
  • Exceed set sales targets and KPIs
  • Support and contribute to team decisions and strategies
  • Effectively use the CRM database
  • Administer activity logs
  • Occasional client visits

The successful Media Sales Executive will demonstrate:

  • Previous experience in media sales with strong understanding of new business development
  • Understanding of the recruitment industry would be highly beneficial
  • Strong IT skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Strong numeracy and literacy skills
  • Clear and concise communication skills with a confident and professional manner
  • Creative approach to selling
  • Maturity and motivation to be able to work on specific projects and consistently deliver results

Benefits Package:

  • Up to £28,000 salary
  • Bonus scheme with realistic OTE of £8,000 - £10,000
  • Hours of work 9.30am – 5.30pm
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Pension
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Private healthcare