Graduate Media Sales Executive- Leading Fashion, Sport and Music Title
Leicester Square, Central London
GBP20,000 Basic, GBP30-35,000 Year 1 OTE , GBP70,000 + Year 2 OTE
This is a terrific opportunity for an ambitious graduate to join one of London's leading magazine publishing houses based near Leicester Square. They work on over 350 magazine titles including leading Fashion, Sports and Music and have a national readership of well over 300,000. With a varied selection of national and regional publications, this is the perfect firm for a sales-minded graduate to begin a career within publishing. The sales' team have a strong culture of incentives, and top performing graduates will be rewarded with regular lunch clubs to top London Michelin Star restaurants, as well as trips abroad to Paris, New York, Las Vegas and Ibiza.
Since floating 10 years ago they have won numerous awards including The Sunday Times Top 100 Companies to Work For, The Virgin Fasttrack Top 50 Companies and the 'Investors in People Accreditation'. These awards have not only enabled them to grow their business and become a market leader, but also hire the best talent and reinvest in and reward their staff.
As a Graduate Sales Executive, you will be responsible for increasing revenue from existing clients, in addition to targeting new brand and agency contacts. Day to day, the role will entail selling classified advertising space to a wide variety of businesses, both over the phone and by e-mail. You will be selling advertising space across print, as well as across their newly developed online, digital and mobile portfolio.
The ideal candidate must possess superb communication skills, a natural resilience and excellent work-ethic. You must also:
Have a 2.2 or above
Have an ambitious and money-motivated personality
Be Competitive, with have a track record of achievement
Previous pro-active sales experience is desired but not essential