Media Sales Executive

Round & About

Media Sales Executive

Full time, permanent position in Wallingford
£19,000 -£24,000 pa. salary depending on experience

With an exciting expansion plan coming out of lockdown, we need a Media Sales Executive to join our award-winning commercial team.

About the role

Reporting to the Sales Manager, you will manage an existing client base, maintain current sales levels whilst building key relationships through effective account management. Once you are up to speed with your current customers, you will also seek out new leads and sell multi-platform, advertising solutions to businesses across the Thames Valley, ultimately increasing the volume of client advertisers in our award-winning magazines and online.

If you currently work in advertising sales and want to transition to a company that has continued to publish through the last difficult months on top of the last 26 years, this is a great opportunity to work for a family run business that really cares and invests in its employees and wants them to succeed and develop. If you work in other sales or account management roles and believe you can be a success at advertising sales, we want to hear from you too. You must be organised, self-motivated and interact well within a buzzy team environment.

We have an extremely rewarding package with a competitive salary, a good bonus structure and uncapped commission to be earned. Our team culture is friendly, supportive and sociable. We are based on the award-winning Howbery Park, with a canteen, gym, tennis court, free parking but importantly in a beautiful green environment on the river Thames to work in.

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

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
· Bonus Scheme
· Company pension
· Performance bonus
· 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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