Events Sales Executive

3 days left

Location
Grimsby
Salary
£18,000 plus quarterly bonus
Posted
01 Aug 2018
Closes
20 Aug 2018
Sectors
Sales
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Events Sales Executive Grimsby
(Grimsby Telegraph)
Starting Salary £18,000 plus quarterly bonus

OUR BUSINESS
Would you like to be part of our busy, thriving events team?  At the Grimsby Telegraph, part of Reachplc; our portfolio include Grimsby Live, Grimsby Telegraph, Scunthorpe Telegraph and Journal Magazine, so you know you're going to be part of something special.

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING
Newspapers aren't just newspapers anymore. Readers now engage with news brands 6 times a day using multiple devices including; mobile, desktop, apps, Facebook and Twitter. At the Grimsby Telegraph, we host an expanding portfolio of events ranging from exhibitions to award ceremonies. With this in mind, you will
be responsible for:

  • Growing event revenues and driving profit across
  • a portfolio of print and digital products
  • Proactively identifying and targeting new clients
  • via prospecting and using market intelligence
  • Sourcing sponsorship from new and existing
  • customers through cold calling both field and tele
  • Identifying customer needs with a consultative
  • approach and proposing comprehensive
  • advertising solutions
  • Guaranteeing a high quality of customer service is delivered each time

YOU WILL HAVE

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong negotiation skills and closing abilities
  • Demonstrable ability to target and secure new business
  • Self-motivation, tenacity and the drive to succeed in a competitive environment
  • Ability to work on your own initiative
  • Full UK Driving license
  • Flexibility as some events take place on evenings/weekends

BENEFITS

  • Competitive salary and bonus scheme
  • Quarterly Bonus Scheme
  • 25 Days Annual leave + Bank Holidays
  • Generous Contributory Pension
  • Levels of Career Progression

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Reachplc has a strong benefits package which includes, for this role, a competitive salary and pension, along with an extensive, flexible benefits portfolio (to be discussed at interview).

Trinity Mirror plc is committed to equal opportunity for all. We may collect relevant data for monitoring as part of our candidate registration process. 

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