Digital Sales & Service Executive - Hull Live

Recruiter
Reach plc
Location
Kingston Upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England
Salary
Up to £18400 per annum + plus company benefits
Posted
15 Sep 2020
Closes
13 Oct 2020
Ref
0000005455
Contact
Reach plc
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Hello, we are Reach! You might not have heard of us but we have probably met without you even realising it. We are home to the UK and Ireland's most iconic digital platforms, magazines and newspapers. From the Mirror, Daily Express and OK!, to our regional titles such as the Hill Live, Liverpool Echo and the Manchester Evening News (plus lots more), our brands and the stories we cover are as varied as our people.

We help all kinds of people share experiences through our stories because we believe this is what makes us human. Oh, and we should probably also mention that with a monthly readership of 47 million people, Reach is the largest commercial publisher in the UK. At Reach, not only will you feel better understood, you will also feel you understand other people better too.

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 breathe our values of Collaboration, Determination, Imagination and Customer Focus, underpinning the work our talented employees produce every single day, from editorial and HR, to technology and print. We strongly believe in the benefits of flexible working and autonomy in our day to day jobs.

So, what does this mean for you?

If you are currently working in a sales or customer service environment, thrive on delivering solutions and exceptional service then this could be the role for you...

We are now looking for our next generation Digital Sales team to join us and be part of our growth. You will work in our exciting Sales & Service Executive teams, alongside our National and Regional brands. You will be responsible for the retention and growth of our existing customer base, who are already supported by our Digital Advertising Solutions and turn to us for guidance on the best way to reach their target audience.

As a Sales & Service Executive, you will love everything digital: including different social media platforms, websites, apps and how these connect people across the UK. You will be passionate about your career and have a desire to work in a business that reaches over 46m people every single month!

With our support and defined progression pathway, you will be responsible for a range of customers, ensuring a dedicated service, relationship and revenue stream is maintained through a consultative and solutions focussed approach.

We will give you all of the tools and support you need to make you the digital experts of the future. All we ask is that you have the passion to succeed, the willingness to develop and an ability to easily form relationships.

    You will have a passion for the digital world of marketing and advertising. We would love it if you had experience in digital sales, digital marketing and online advertising however, this is not essential.The experience and skills you have gained will be within sales, account management, first class customer experiences or a mix of each.Your development is a priority for you. You are passionate about your career and you will be keen to progress and take your career to the next level. You will be focused on self development and always looking for ways to improve your skills and experience.You will be curious, sociable and have a natural ability to connect with customers in order to build and maintain external relationships, consult and sell / up-sell products through a customer focussed approach.You are dedicated and passionate about achieving results. You will bring with you high energy, positivity, dedication and a "can do" attitude, with the confidence to converse with key decision makers at all levels.You understand the importance of organisation, with the ability to prioritise work effectively in a fast paced environment.You are a commercial thinker, with the ability to identify and maximise revenue opportunities at every opportunity.You will have excellent numeracy and written skills.

Package Description

We are offering a competitive salary of £18,400 and benefits including;

    25 days holiday per annum Defined progression pathwayContributory pension schemeHoliday purchase schemeTechnology schemeand lots of high street discounts!