Graduate Advertising Sales Executive

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£22000.00 to £25000.00 per annum + OTE
11th March 2020
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Graduate Advertising Sales Executive


£22,000 - £25,000 basic (depending on previous experience) + completely uncapped commission! (£10,000 OTE)

Are you a target driven graduate looking for a lucrative sales position within the media industry?

With offices globally in London, Hong Kong, New York, Boston and France, and with an annual turnover of circa £130million this successful and growing, leading media publisher are now looking to expand their successful sales team. Boasting state of the art offices in a desirable Central London location, this company not only offer an enviable work environment, but also unlimited progression opportunities and an unrivalled commission structure, meaning you should be able to pay off that painful student loan even faster! They are a looking for a Graduate Advertising Sales Executive who will be selling advertising space to senior individuals within Investment Banks for them to advertise in the company's print and online publications. In return you will benefit from a great company culture in which your development is encouraged as well as receiving exceptional internal and external training to enable you to reach your full potential!

The Role:

  • Liaising with senior individuals from Investment Banks to sell classified advertising space across the company's print and online publications to boost revenue and your commission!
  • Upselling to all renewal clients to ensure you are maximising every opportunity to increase the revenue you bill and subsequently the money you make!
  • Generating new business according to set targets by reaching out to various different individuals within Investment Banks and building key relationships with senior level decision makers.
  • Utilising effective time management and excellent prioritisation of tasks to allow you to juggle a challenging and varied workload as well as multiple different deadlines.
  • Keeping up to date with market knowledge by reading relevant trade press/websites.

The Candidate:

  • Previous telephone based experience will mean you can hit the ground running developing effective business relationships with potential clients over the telephone.
  • An articulate manner which is both written and verbal will allow you to have the effective communication skills necessary to pitch successfully.
  • A driven and target focused attitude will enable you to hit your targets and reach your full earning potential.
  • Being able to build rapport easily will permit you to maintain good working relationships, which will help drive revenue and increase your commission!
  • Ability use your time effectively and successfully prioritise tasks will allow you to juggle a varied workload and work towards competing deadlines.

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Aspire, formerly The Graduate Recruitment Company, were established in 1993 and are the UK’s leading recruiter of graduates, specialising in the media and marketing communications industry.

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