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Advertising Sales Executive (Digital) - Leading Newspaper Group

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Recruitment Revolution
07 October 2013
07 November 2013
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£25,000 per annum OTE £35K + 25 days (plus bank hols) pension + car

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Advertising Sales Executive (Digital) - Leading Newspaper Group
Watford, Hertfordshire
£25,000 Basic (OTE £35,000) + 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays), a stakeholder pension and company car. 

The Advertising Sales Executive Opportunity:

If you have a sales background and understand how digital advertising can be used for the benefit of our client's businesses, then we would like to hear from you!

About us:

We are one of the UK's largest regional newspaper publishers with:

> more than 200 newspapers, magazines and trade publications, including 17 paid-for dailies. 

> a weekly readership of 13 million

> a weekly circulation of 10 million.

The Advertising Sales Executive Role:

Reporting to the Regional Digital Sales Manager the successful Advertising Sales Executive will work with the Heads of Advertising in the area to grow our digital revenues using a range of highly effective state-of-the-art advertising formats and targeting. Using our cutting-edge solutions you will be expected to build upon existing digital revenue streams and identify opportunities for new business. 

Your ability to work well with the advertising managers and advertising sales teams throughout the region will be essential. You will need to keep up-to-date with developments in the digital world. If you have a sales background and understand how digital advertising can be used for the benefit of our clients' businesses then we would like to hear from you. 

Advertising Sales Executive Requirements Skills & Knowledge:

  > Excellent verbal communication. 

> Clear, accurate & concise writing skills. 

> Strong Selling Skills 

> Numerate 

> Analytical ability 

> Computer Skills Competencies 

> Planning for success 

> Effective Communication 

> Selling 

> Job knowledge 

> Individual standards 

> Digital Industry Knowledge Desirable 

> Evidence demonstrating capability in all these key areas.


  > Sales Experience 

> Customer facing/service experience Desirable 

> Call centre environment 

> Online media sales 


> Relevant Sales/Service training programmes 

> Evidence of self improvement Desirable 

> 5 GCSEs including Maths & English @ Grade C or above. 

This position covers 4 offices across Herts, Bucks and North London so regular travel will be required. 


If so, please send your CV with a covering letter stating why you are suitable.

You may have worked in the following capacities: New Business Sales Account Manager, Business Development Sales Executive, New Business Manager, Field Sales Executive, Newspaper Advertising Digital Sales Account Executive. 

The Advertising Sales Executive vacancy is managed by – The UK's first online recruitment agency created 2005. By applying for this role you give express consent for us to process & submit (subject to required skills) your application to our client in conjunction with this vacancy only.

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