Advertising Sales Executive (Celebrity Lifestyle Magazine)
This job is located in Glasgow, Scotland (map)
Choice Consultants are Scotland’s leading specialist advertising and media sales recruitment consultancy.
Our client is an award winning leading independent publisher with a strong track record in successfully launching a range of well researched attractive and highly respected glossy consumer magazine titles, events and associated websites. They are in a phase of development and expansion and currently require Advertising Sales Executives to sell advertising and sponsorship opportunities on their top celebrity lifestyle magazine, associated supplements and events. Their product provides readers with an informed mix of current and hot editorial features, interviews, reviews, articles and competitions covering a range of subject areas including fashion, celebrity, health and beauty, retail, travel, interiors, food & drink, entertainment and events. Their customers include a range of high profile international, national and local brand names.
After an initial intensive training program introducing you to their product portfolio, brand values and business approach you will be placed in a front line sales role. You will be responsible for generating new business and managing key accounts within their high profile title aimed at the female lifestyle market. This role will involve dealing with a mix of customers across the associated subject matters. You will be responsible for cold call telemarketing to generate new accounts, while developing and maintaining relationships with their growing client base. You will be negotiating and presenting bespoke advertising solutions to key decision makers over the phone and very occasionally face to face. You will be working to targets and tight deadlines in a fast paced environment.
To apply you will ideally require a minimum of 6 months experience selling any form of advertising space (ie. newspaper, magazines, radio, directory, etc). Alternatively you will have strong experience and track record of selling any business to business product such as office furniture, office supplies, franking machines, IT equipment, IT products, training, telecoms, financial products, digital print services or a background in recruitment consultancy.
It is an important prerequisite that you have a passion for the health, beauty, fashion and lifestyle market. As you will be required to live and breathe what’s current, hip and happening out there. You will be naturally enthusiastic with creativity, drive and motivation to develop business in a competitive market. You will have strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to negotiate at all levels.
In return you will receive a fantastic opportunity to work on a high profile publication in a friendly team orientated environment of a well known Publishing House where genuine opportunities exist for development. You will get the rarely available opportunity to work on a subject matter you genuinely love. You will receive full training, basic salary to £22K + uncapped bonus (realistic OTE £32K – 35K – top earners earning £36K+) + benefits
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About Choice Consultants
Choice Consultants are a specialist Media Sales Recruitment Consultancy established in 1999, we now hold preferred supplier status for the majority of media players in Scotland. As Scotland’s leading Advertising and Media Sales Recruitment Consultancy we recruit for advertising and media sales personnel at all levels for a range of international, national and local media organisations.
Our clients include top, – Radio stations – Magazine publishers – Internet Marketing & Website design companies – Online/Digital Media brands – New Media companies – Experiential/Guerrilla Marketing companies – Outdoor Advertising organisations – Directory publishers – Newspaper publishers – Exhibition and Events companies – Media brokers – Television broadcasters – Contract publishing houses
Whether you are looking to break into a rewarding career in Media sales, looking for a move into Management, or simply a new challenge we offer opportunities throughout Scotland through our unique and unrivalled network of Advertising contacts.
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Posted by a user at choiceconsultants.co.uk on Thursday 26 January 2012