Newspaper Sales Executive - Part Time

Reach plc
Swansea, Wales
£9125 + Company Benefits
14 Jun 2018
12 Jul 2018
Reach plc
Contract Type
Part Time

Job Introduction
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Newspaper Sales Executive to join the South Wales Evening Post, part of Reach plc. In this role, you will be responsible for the delivery of circulation volume and revenue for all Reach titles across South West Wales including the Western Mail, Llanelli Star and Carmarthen Journal. Reporting to the Newspaper Sales Manager, you will be engaging in all relevant sales department activity, both in the field and occasionally within the office.
For the right candidate, this role can offer the successful individual an exciting opportunity to promote the South Wales Evening Post within an extremely autonomous role, with varied responsibilities each day. If you enjoy meeting new people and would love to represent and promote our successful newspaper brands, we want to hear from you!
About us:
Reach PLC is one of the UK's largest media publishers, encompassing an award winning portfolio of 5 national titles, 130 regional titles and over 500 digital products. We employ more than 6,000 people across 60-plus locations around the country. Trusted, reliable and essential on social, mobile, desktop and in print, our loyal readers and advertisers are attracted by the knowledge, insight and vital services that our iconic brands provide.

Role Responsibility
Working within a team of 4, being responsible for working with selected key retailers across South West Wales to promote Trinity Mirror titles
Carrying out regular active selling promotions, responsible for setting up event stands as and when required
Attending appointments with supermarkets and newsagents to promote newspaper sales initiatives
Help increase subscriptions of Trinity Mirror Titles.
Identify new outlets and monitor sales
Working within defined Health & Safety guidelines at all times
Administrative tasks, recording all sales records and activity reports

The ideal candidate
This role would suit individuals who are confident, driven and friendly with persuasive skills. You will have outstanding communication skills and be experienced in customer-facing environments. Being able to work autonomously and use your own initiative is a key element of this role, alongside the ability to manage your time effectively. Good numeric and basic computer skills will aid your success in this role.
As the majority of time will be spent field-based, you must have a full valid driving licence and access to a car (mileage expenses will be paid). This role requires individuals to be flexible and able to work 3 hours per day, flexible hours on a rotating shift pattern. Working hours will generally be Monday-Friday (12 -4) although we do require full flexibility Monday-Sunday to accommodate occasional weekend work.
Full training will be given.

Package Description
You can look forward to a competitive salary, 25 days holiday pro rota (plus bank holidays), contributory pension scheme, plus many other benefits available to you as a Reach employee.