Job Title: Graduate Media Sales Assistant

  • Salary: £25-30K OTE
  • Location: London Central
  • Date posted: 20/01/2017
  • Date expires: 13/02/2017
  • Degree Subject: Most considered
  • Degree Grade Equivalent:
  • UCAS Points: Any
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Job Category: Advertising, Sales
  • Vacancy Reference: OG47168tv_M

Outdoor advertising specialists who work with media agencies to produce creative content via large out of home TV screens. They have contracts to advertise in hotel networks, pharmacies, elite football clubs and a well-known hair salon chain.

We are helping this company to recruit two graduates to start ASAP. They offer a really exciting and innovative product to help with media agencies' advertising campaigns. This is a role where you will be calling contacts in media to arrange meetings to discuss your product with a view to closing deals and winning campaigns. There will be plenty of chances to get out of the office and network with your contacts.

Main responsibilities:

- Field general telephone enquiries and pass on sales briefs and messages to wider team
- Contribute to the delivery of revenue in accordance with set targets and agency trading parameters
- Identify new sales opportunities and build relationships to develop the customer base
- Organise and attend presentations, workshops, meetings with agencies and hospitality events
- Gain a detailed understanding of agency objectives and key clients within their portfolio
- Grow an understanding of the wider media market
- Respond to general telephone enquiries and work with the team on sales pitches and briefs
- Prepare costings and preparation of bespoke sales pitches
- Accurately monitor campaigns and create post campaign analysis
- Ensure implementation to agreed standards and timeframes
- Foster good working relationships with relevant agency personnel
- Gain a good understanding and working knowledge of trading parameters and marketplace
- Monitor trade press, national press and online bulletins for sales ideas and industry information

The salary is £19K and carries uncapped commission on top, where realistically you should be earning £25-30K with potential for more.

Requirements:

- Confident and self-motivated
- Strong presentation skills
- Able to demonstrate competent analytical and numerical skills
- Able to demonstrate ability to work with multiple deadlines
- Committed to good time management and have meticulous attention to detail
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
- Methodical and thorough
- Motivated to learn
- Able to work under own initiative
- Highly personable and enjoys working in a team
- A good sense of humour
- The ability to establish good working relationships with peers

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