Media Sales Advisor

The SmartList
£15,000 - £19,999
06 Jul 2018
12 Jul 2018
Retail and Sales
Contract Type
Full Time
LOCATION: Morecambe, Lancashire

JOB TITLE: Media Sales Advisor

SALARY & BENEFITS: £17,900 + excellent bonus and benefits package

WORKING HOURS: 10:00 – 17:30 Monday to Friday

THE COMPANY: Johnston Press are a leading media company within the UK with brands including The I, The Scotsman, Yorkshire Post, Sheffield Star, and Portsmouth News.

Housed within our portfolio is the market leading publishing business within the off-road motorcycling sector. JP Off-Road consists of two titles, Dirt Bike Rider (DBR), a monthly glossy magazine and Trials & Motocross News (TMX), a weekly newspaper; both titles are supported by websites and strong social media platforms.

THE ROLE: The role of Media Sales Advisor is a key role within our established advertising team based in Morecambe, Lancashire. The overall purpose of the position is to present our multi media portfolio to new and existing clients ensuring a high standard of customer service and account management.

Key responsibilities to include:
  • Develop a sales activity plan that will exceed revenue targets
  • Prospecting and following up on identified leads
  • Creating and delivering an effective media sales proposition over the phone that meets customer’s needs
  • Actively reviewing campaigns with your customer on a regular basis
  • Managing incoming calls and sales enquiries
  • Participate in Off Road events and other business development initiatives
Please note, this is not an exhaustive list of your day to day duties

THE CANDIDATE: The ideal Media Sales Advisor will be engaging and have the confidence to speak to people on all levels. You will have a creative flair with the ability to discuss new ideas with customers that will in turn create new opportunities.

If you have a particular interest in Off-road motorcycles we would love to hear from you, however full training is available so the willingness and determination to learn is just as important to us.

Key skills, experience and personal qualities for the Media Sales Advisor based in Morecambe, Lancashire

  • Previous sales / customer service experience is desirable
  • Strong, confident communicator
  • Tenacious, driven and creative
  • Willingness to learn is paramount

Does this sound like you?

If the answer is “yes” and you would like to apply, please hit the “Apply Now” button today.

You will be forwarded an online application form to further strengthen your application and we will respond to you in due course. Good luck...

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