Advertising Sales Executive

Printed and online magazines/journals and booklets


Full time – 37.5 hours (Mon-Fri 9-5)

£14 - £18k (dependant upon experience) plus commission - OTE: £21k

Work place pension scheme


Due to expansion we now require an additional executive to join our small but growing sales team. The objective of the role is to target potential customers across multiple mediums.


The successful candidate will need to have excellent communication skills, both written and oral. We are looking for an individual who can confidently make outbound calls and secure business by phone. The role requires someone who can quickly understand potential advertisers needs and suggest suitable advertising strategies.


You should be able to proactively seek new potential customers as well as grow revenue from our existing customer base through ongoing account management.


The role requires someone who can work well under pressure and to tight deadlines where necessary.


You should be determined and self-motivated and not afraid to deal with objections. A pro-active approach is required, you should be constantly thinking creatively. This role does not demand an aggressive sales approach but an approach from someone who genuinely cares and understands the diverse needs of the client.


Sales experience is preferred but training may be considered for the right candidate.


Duties include:

  • Managing various advertising sections.

  • Cold calling.

  • Maintaining existing client base.


Organisational skills are of the upmost importance. It is your responsibility to organise you day/week and work to tight deadlines but equally utilising your time between deadlines effectively.


As a small team we all work together and have regular meetings to discuss projects. Everyone’s opinions and input are valuable. You should be willing to suggest new ideas and discuss with other team members and listen to others.


Overall key skills required.

  • Telesales experience preferred along with a good understanding of marketing.

  • Computer literate – a good understanding of excel and word.

  • Excellent organisational skills.

  • Excellent grammatical skills.

  • Outgoing and friendly personality.

  • Team player.

  • A friendly and understanding telephone manner.

  • Time management and punctuality.

To apply, please email a CV and covering letter to:

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