Multimedia Sales Executive
Posted May 20
Reading, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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Are you a Multimedia Sales Executive who is driven, target orientated and are motivated by making money? If so we want to hear from you!
We currently have exciting opportunities for you to join our team as a Multimedia Sales Executive, based in our Slough and Reading offices, home of the Slough Observer, Royal Observer, Bracknell News, Wokingham News, Ascot News, The Villager, Reading Chronicle and Woodley Chronicle
The Multimedia Sales Executive Role
As a Multimedia Sales Executive, you will be part of a busy and vibrant Advertising Sales team whereby you will play a fundamental role in ensuring the continued success and reputation that we pride ourselves on.
Your Multimedia Sales Executive role will predominantly be facilitating new business development whereby you will be responsible for managing your own territory. Consisting of generating new leads, conducting research and pitching to a variety of local businesses across the Berkshire region, selling advertising space in our local digital and print publications.
Account management plays an essential part in this role, whereby you will be liaising with new and existing clients managing their expectations and accounts to ensure that a positive relationship is maintained at all contact points. This will involve accurately reporting data, generating repeat custom/upselling along with supporting the clients on their advertisement campaign; from design and formatting to ad placement.
Due to the nature of the role it is crucial that you are enthusiastic, driven and possess a strategic mind-set whereby you are not afraid to think outside the box and push the norms. Previous sales experience is not essential, however, Multimedia experience in Digital and Print is highly desirable.
You will also need to be able to demonstrate the following:
Excellent communication skills both verbal and written with an outgoing personality with a flair of creativity
Strong self-motivation with a proactive mentality, and will to succeed
Negotiation and objection handling are central to any sales environment therefore you must be determined and resilient, constantly looking for new solutions to problems
Time management and attention to detail are the cornerstone to success, so being able adapt and prioritise is essential
Proficient user of Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook) along with experience of a Sales
CRM System. Gemstone or Futureproof would be advantageous
Minimum education requirements of GCSE English and Maths
Who are we?
Newsquest is one of the largest regional media companies in the UK. We employ over 3,500 staff with 1,600 experienced media sales people that help local businesses generate awareness and promote their products and services to local audiences. Our parent company is Gannett Inc, the largest news publisher in the US, with titles such as USA Today.
What do we offer you as Multimedia Sales Executive?
Aside from an engaging, fun and lively work environment, with huge potential for personal and career development, we offer:
A competitive base salary package along with an uncapped commission structure
25 days' annual leave plus bank holidays
Company car, laptop and mobile (Field Sales Only)
Various sales incentives
Extensive and continuous sales development training through our accredited Sales Excellence Academy
Do you see yourself as the perfect match for this Multimedia Sales Executive job? Then we look forward to getting to know you better!
Please apply now with your CV and a clear covering (motivational) letter to make sure you don't miss out on this great opportunity
Employment Type: Permanent
Work Hours: Full Time