Account Manager: Telesales

Expiring today

Reach plc
Kingston Upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England
£18000 - £19000 per annum + monthly bonus
23 May 2019
20 Jun 2019
Reach plc
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Introduction

Would you like to be part of an award winning Media Sales team? Based at the Hull Daily Mail, this is your chance to join one of the UK's largest media publishers, wth a portfolio of titles including the Hull Daily Mail, Grimsby & Scunthorpe Telegraphs, Lincolnshire Echo and our Journal magazines.

Newspapers aren't just newspapers anymore. Readers now engage with newsbrands 6 times a day, using multiple devices including mobile, desktop, apps, Facebook and Twitter. The Hull Daily Mail Facebook page has over 150,000 likes!

If you have a real passion for building relationships with new and existing clients this could be the role for you...

We are Reach because it's what we do.

Every day our newsbrands - national and regional, in print and online - reach millions of people up and down the country. We are the UK's largest news publisher, with influential national newsbrands such as the Daily Mirror, Daily Express, Sunday People, Daily Record, and more than 100 distinguished regional titles.

Our brands have a long heritage of being trusted sources of news and information, with our editorial conviction and high standards of journalism providing audiences with timely information and opinion across multiple platforms.

Last year we sold 620 million newspapers, with 5 million readers of one of our brands each month. Our network of over 70 websites provide 24/7 coverage of news, sport and showbiz stories, with 8 billion page views per year.

We average 21 million mobile visitors - that's 60% of the entire mobile market. Each month we attract over 32 million unique visitors. That's more than our competitors. You will help us further increase our digital audience into 2019.

Key Responsibilities
  • Growing advertising revenues and driving profit across a portfolio of print and digital products
  • Proactively identifying and targeting new clients via prospecting and using market intelligence
  • Nurturing and developing existing relationships with key advertisers
  • Identifying customer needs with a consultative approach and proposing comprehensive advertising solutions
  • Identifying customer needs with a consultative approach and proposing comprehensive advertising solutions
  • Guaranteeing a high quality of customer service is delivered each time

The Ideal Candidate
  • 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

Package Description

In addition to competitive salaries, 25 days holiday, bonus structures (if applicable) and a contributory pension scheme, Reach plc have a wealth of flexible benefits on offer. These include holiday purchase up to ten days per year, childcare vouchers, cycle scheme, a technology scheme in conjunction with Curry's PC World, car scheme, health cash plan, employee loans and lots of high street discounts! Our business is fully committed to health and wellbeing in the workplace with an employee assistance programme and trained mental health first aiders across the business.

Reach plc believe diversity brings benefits for our customers, our business and our people. This is why we are committed to being an inclusive employer and encourage applications from all suitable applicants irrespective of background, circumstances, age, disability, gender identity, ethnicity, religion or belief and sexual orientation. We will be reviewing applications as they are received so please don't delay in submitting your application.

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