Classified Advertising Sales Executive

Round & About

Classified Advertising Sales Executive

Part-time, permanent position in Wallingford
£10.00 per hour

A great part-time role has arisen within our classified advertising department.

About the role

Reporting to the Classified Advertising Manager, you will manage an existing client base of ‘Lineage’ advertising customers, maintain current sales levels whilst building key relationships through effective account management. You will also seek out new leads and sell lineage advertising solutions to businesses across the magazine distribution area, ultimately increasing the volume of client advertisers in Round & About. As part of your career development, you will also have the opportunity to learn other aspects of the business and progress with further career opportunities. Full training is given for the role.

This is a great, award-winning family run business that really cares about its employees and wants you around for the long term to develop your skills whilst imparting your knowledge. If you work in other types of sales or account management and believe you can be a success at advertising sales, your CV will be welcome. You must be organised, self-motivated and interact well within a buzzy team environment.

Responsibilities include:
· Sourcing new business leads
· Dealing with incoming enquiries
· Growing your own accounts and pipeline of prospects
· Working towards monthly sales targets
· Developing your own portfolio while working as part of a team

The ideal candidate:
· Creative thinker
· Goal driven
· Team player
· Punctual and organised
· Presentable
· Quick to learn
· GCSE or equivalent required

About the company

Round & About Magazine is the regions’ leading free publication and the 11th largest circulating free magazine in the UK. Started in 1994 and now covering 7 counties, reaching over 505,000 homes every month with 25 area-specific magazine titles, we have a strong brand and well-known product for you to sell. We will be adding 2 new area editions of the magazine this year and are keen to expand our sales team.

What we can offer:
· Commission pay
· Company events
· Great facilities on-site – gym, subsidised canteen, sports club
· Monday to Friday – no weekend work

Located on the award-winning Howbery Business Park in purpose-built offices, mid-way between Oxford and Reading, you can enjoy beautiful surroundings and free parking.

As a company, we like to reward our hard work, having regular social outings and often enjoy press tickets to major events each year.

COVID-19 considerations

Our offices are operating with full Covid regulations in place, including distancing, cleaning and testing.

Work remotely:
· Temporarily due to COVID-19

COVID-19 precaution(s):
· Remote interview process
· Social distancing guidelines in place
· Virtual meetings
· Sanitisation, disinfection or cleaning procedures in place

If you fit the requirements and are interested in the Media Sales Executive role, please send a cover letter and CV to [email protected]

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