Sales Director

31 Jan 2013
15 Feb 2013
Sales Director

talkSPORT, the world’s largest sports radio station and rapidly growing sports brand is looking for a  Sales Director, based in London, to drive revenue across our UK radio and digital assets, our Sport Magazine and our talkSPORT Live worldwide proposition.

The leader of talkSPORT’s sales team will be responsible for all commercial revenues for talkSPORT radio station, our digital assets, our international operations and Sport magazine. The successful candidate will have several years proven leadership skills in the media field and a passion for sport, along with a successful track record in developing media brands across multiple platforms.

The successful candidate will be a good strategic thinker with the ability to negotiate at the highest level and to play a leading role in developing and delivering the long term plan for talkSPORT’s continuing growth and expansion. The Sales Director must be able to develop and drive a strategic plan, identify and evaluate new business opportunities and revenue streams and have excellent relationship building skills. The successful candidate will be able to direct the sales operation both in the UK and for our talkSPORT Live service which broadcasts live Barclays Premier league football worldwide (excluding Europe).

Above all the Sales Director will be a great leader with proven management skills who can demonstrate a solid understanding of the business needs of talkSPORT over the next five years.

To apply for this position, please email a covering letter explaining how your skills and experience meet our requirements, a copy of your up to date CV and details of your salary expectations to us by clicking on the 'Apply now' button.

The closing date for applications is 5:00pm on Friday 15 February 2013.

talkSPORT is an Equal Opportunities employer.