Media Sales Executive/Account Manager

Location
Croydon
Salary
£26k - 28k per year + 30% commission
Posted
18 May 2017
Closes
15 Jun 2017
Ref
SD-17072
Contact
Simon Denney
Contract Type
Permanent
Work Experience Level
Assistant / Graduate, Executive, Manager
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side

Are you a hardworing, driven sales professional with proven experience in media advertising sales both in print and digital?

We are currently recruiting for a Media Sales Executive/Account Manager based at a successful, leading international media group.  You will be responsible for selling advertising packages across print and digital channels, as well as selling sponsorship, delegate and guest places at a series of annual events.  In this exciting opportunity you will develop new business as well as manage key accounts.

Responsibilties as a Media Sales Executive/Account Manager:

  • Account management of a strong existing client base
  • Selling and developing relationships over the phone
  • Renewing business and expanding accounts with existing clients
  • Cold calling potential new advertisers and events delegates/awards entrants
  • Sourcing sales leads by carrying out competitor research
  • Reporting sales figures on a daily basis
  • Selling into annual supplements including trade show guides and market reviews
  • Representing the company at exhibitions and conferences
  • Writing detailed proposals for potential clients
  • Liaising with clients and designers on artwork

Requirements of a Media Sales Executive/Account Manager:

  • Experience hitting and exceeding sales targets in a media sales environment
  • Experience in both print and digital advertising sales
  • Track record of building strong working relationships with clients
  • Experience of selling onto and using recruitment platforms is ideal
  • Good time management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure

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