Sales Exec - Digital Content Platform

Location
West End, London
Salary
£20000 - £30000 per annum + £15k+ comms
Posted
01 Aug 2017
Closes
31 Aug 2017
Ref
9696
Contact
Sophie Ferguson
Discipline
Media
Sector
Online, Sport
Business Type
Media Owner
Seniority
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

Sales Exec - Digital Content Platform

London

£25k + uncapped comms (£15k+ realistic)

I'm working with a Digital Pure Play who specialize in Syndicated Content across sports, entertainment, breaking news. If you're not familiar with this space, I guarantee you will have come across their content at some time or other. They create content for leaders within the media space including - The Telegraph, News UK, The Guardian, Sky, SB.TV, BT and many more…

They are looking for a proactive, hungry Sales Executive to join their team.

Great opportunity for an entry level candidate, or someone with a little bit of experience who are looking to make their first career-changing move within media. You will receive excellent training and be given lots of introductions to build up key industry contacts.

The role will involve:

  • Account growth
  • Identifying, canvassing and bringing on board customers who have not previously subscribed
  • Managing relationships within accounts
  • Building and maintaining your pipeline

They are looking for:

  • First class communication skills, both oral and written, allied with a confident, resilient personality with a methodical approach to tasks
  • Degree subject is not important but an awareness of and an interest in traditional and social media is very beneficial - as is numeracy.
  • Self-motivation and a proactive approach to workload

Desirable (not essential):

  • Previous sales experience is welcome but is not essential as training will be provided.
  • A background in media and or a good knowledge and understanding of real-time content driven services and the commercial imperatives for securing and growing business in information hungry market sectors.
  • Agency experience would be beneficial
  • Formal sales training, in DIPIDA, AIDA or similar

If you're interested give me a call on 07919 143677 or send me your CV: sophie@ultimateasset.com