Sales Representative

The SmartList
£20,000 - £24,999
02 Feb 2018
15 Mar 2018
Retail and Sales
Contract Type
Full Time
LOCATION: Sheffield, South Yorkshire

JOB TITLE: Multimedia Advertising Sales Representative

SALARY & BENEFITS: Starting salary £19,000 within increase after successful probation. OTE £27,000

WORKING HOURS: 9:00am – 5:30pm, Monday to Friday - flexible working available for the right person

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. Our digital audience is nationwide and we reach over 24m users a month across mobile, desktop and tablet.

THE ROLE: Your role as a Multimedia Advertising Sales Representative is a fast paced and exciting position. As part of new team, you will be targeted to make contact to increase sales. Working on a variety categories each month over varying locations, this role will keep you busy with an excellent opportunity to drive sales. You will also be tasked with developing different telesales strategies and processes to maximise success.

Key Responsibilities of a Multimedia Advertising Sales Representative to include:
Make outbound calls to prospective customers to explain and promote advertising to improve their businesses
Ask questions to understand customer requirements and close sales
Achieve and exceed set targets
Maintain and update the customer database
Take and process orders accurately ensuring that all details are correct before completion

THE CANDIDATE: The ideal candidate for the Multimedia Advertising Sales Representative role will be tenacious and driven with the ability to keep the attention of a customer and offer realistic solutions to their advertising needs. As a successful Multimedia Advertising Sales Representative you will be organised have lots of initiative and will be highly motivated with a positive attitude.

Key skills / experience for the role of Multimedia Advertising Sales Representative based in Sheffield, South Yorkshire:
Must live within a commutable distance of Sheffield, South Yorkshire
1 year experience in B2B telephone sales
Thick skinned with the ability to move on from rejection
Computer literate
Ability to learn about products and services to describe/explain them to prospects
Excellent time management

Does this sound like you? If yes and you would like to apply for the position then please hit the apply now button.

You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps.

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