Media Sales Account Manager

The SmartList
40000.00 GBP Annual
25 Feb 2018
16 Mar 2018
Sales, Media Sales
Contract Type
Full Time
LOCATION: Sheffield, South Yorkshire

JOB TITLE: Media Sales Account Manager

SALARY & BENEFITS: Starting salary GBP19,000 - GBP21,000 depending on experience + uncapped commission

WORKING HOURS: 9:00am - 5:30pm, Monday to Friday

THE COMPANY: Johnston Press are a leading media company within the UK with brands including The I, The Scotsman, Yorkshire Post, Sheffield Star, and Portsmouth News. Our digital audience is nationwide and we reach over 24m users a month across mobile, desktop and tablet.

THE ROLE: Your role as a Media Sales Executive is a fast paced and exciting position. With a territory of customers from small and medium sized local businesses, you will be targeted to make contact to increase sales. You will also be tasked with developing different telesales strategies and processes to maximise success.

Key Responsibilities of a Media Sales Account Manager to include:

  • Make outbound calls to prospective customers to explain and promote advertising to improve their businesses
  • Ask questions to understand customer requirements and close sales, going the extra mile to meet targets and facilitate future sales
  • Maintain and update the customer database
  • Take and process orders accurately ensuring that all details are correct before completion

THE CANDIDATE: The ideal candidate for the Media Sales Account Manager role will be tenacious and driven with the ability to keep the attention of a customer and offer realistic solutions to their advertising needs. Although previous experience in an outbound sales environment would be an advantage, we are able to train and develop those with the willingness to learn.

Key skills / experience for the role of Media Sales Account Manager based in Sheffield, South Yorkshire:
  • Must live within a commutable distance of Sheffield, South Yorkshire
  • Previous sales experience is highly advantageous

Does this sound like you? If yes and you would like to apply for the position then please hit the apply now button.

You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps.