Account Manager: Field Sales
We have an exciting opportunity to join our dynamic field sales team, based either in Newcastle or Teesside, working with and and The Journal, Chronicle, Sunday Sun and Gazette.
This is your chance to join the UK's largest media publisher, encompassing an award winning portfolio of 5 national titles, 130 regional titles and over 500 digital products.
If you have a real passion for building relationships with clients and seeking out new business, 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.
Attending self generated appointments, you will be meeting customers to introduce our services and generating new revenues across the North East region. You will acquire customers through an achievement of high conversion rates, by canvassing cold business opportunities and existing ad hoc clients.
Building relationships with both new and existing clients, you will understand which suite of products and services is most appropriate to the client need. You will deliver clear and concise sales messages to build loyalty and delivering customer service remains a key priority. Ensuring a high standard of communication at all times, you will be expected to keep abreast of new product developments and present these to your client base.
The Ideal Candidate
We are looking for talented enthusiastic individuals who can demonstrate a degree of digital product knowledge and understanding, keen to pursue a field based sales role in the media industry. Excellent communication skills and the ability to handle objections effectively will help you to succeed in this role. Most importantly of all, you will be a confident self starter and comfortable working in a KPI-driven environment, selling a multitude of products.
You will receive four weeks intensive training and ongoing support to help you become successful in your role. Your hard work will be rewarded with a generous commission structure and opportunities to progress in the future.
You must hold a clean UK driving licence.
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, 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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