Sales Manager- Content Distribution

Recruiter
createselect
Location
London
Salary
£50000 - £65000 per annum + commission
Posted
09 Aug 2018
Closes
08 Sep 2018
Ref
CS-P1303
Contact
James Cape
Discipline
Media
Sector
B2B
Business Type
Media Owner
Seniority
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

A Sales Manager is needed who is a goal-focused team player with the confidence and experience to hit the ground running in a rapidly growing media company. Our client is the leading expert in news and factual production, channel launches and the distribution of PR content.

The primary focus for the Sales Manager will be a suite of products and services based on the distribution of PR content for enterprise brands. The ideal candidate will have a strong network of existing relationships within Marketing, Communications and PR Depts. across enterprise businesses in the all/some of the following verticals:
Automotive, Airline, Fashion, Financial Services, Health, Luxury Goods, Sports, Sporting Goods, Technology and Travel & Leisure

Key Responsibilities
Winning new business for:
* The build and servicing of bespoke content distribution websites for enterprise brands
* Short and long-term contracts with enterprise brands for the distribution of PR content via our clients specialist platform:
* Media relations services
* Satellite media tours
* Production services
* Sponsorship and partnerships with leading brands on newly launched VOD channels

Skills & Experience:
Essential skills and experience:

* Five+ years of experience in a formal sales capacity
* Extensive experience of selling to enterprise level business in the UK and Europe
* Strong knowledge of media production and the media landscape
* A good understanding of digital channels and corporate communications
* A good understanding of the PR industry
* A track record of working closely with product, account management and marketing teams
* Demonstrable record with complex sales, cross selling and upselling.

Qualities/Qualifications:
* A strong team player
* Thorough knowledge of sales process and sales tools including Salesforce
* High degree of competence with a range of presenting tools
* Excellent presenting skills
* Excellent negotiating skills
* Interest in current affairs

For a complete spec, please register your interest. We regret only successful candidates will be contacted.

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