Trainee Media Sales/Advertising Sales Executive - Major Publisher

Sutton, Surrey
£ 18,500 - 19,500 + commission OTE £ 25K ++
22 Feb 2013
22 Mar 2013
Full Time
Contract Type

Trainee Media Sales Executive
£ 18,500 - 19,500 + commission

Fantastic opportunity to join the biggest name in business publishing selling on one or several magazines and their websites.

You will begin your career selling classified adverts to businesses either in magazines or on websites. Working to daily, weekly and monthly targets, most of your business will be transacted over the phone, so you must enjoy telephone sales work and be a naturally inquisitive person who enjoys helping businesses to achieve their goals. You will be joining a large and highly sociable team who are very successful and competitive. This role offers a great start to your career and offers fast track to field sales for successful and ambitious candidates who are looking to carve a career in advertising sales.

Full training in negotiation, selling, new business and account management skills will be offered in the form of a 2 week initial sales training programme. Subsequent internal and external training programmes will be included in your personal development plan. This career development and training will be a constant feature of your role to allow you to progress up the ladder.This role is suited to candidates who enjoy challenges, meeting targets and working in a role which offers daily variety.

The company offers a wide variety of publications, websites and conferences to businesses so your career will be as diverse as you want it to be.

As the role  is a sales pathway it will suit people interested in the sales and business side of publishing. So you could either already be doing a sales related role but be looking for a bigger company to nurture and develop you or you could be a graduate or similar with huge plans for your future in sales.

This role calls for excellent communication skills as you will be talking to a huge range of businesses and advertising agencies so you will have to be able to think on your feet and adapt to your clients' needs.