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Advertising Sales Executive

Salary: £22000 - £30000 p/a

Location: Newcastle

Job Type: Permanent

Are you a self-motivated, challenge-driven Sales Executive with a background in advertising sales?

If so, we could have the role for you!

Gillespie Recruitment are delighted to be working with our client, a wonderful North East based Publisher.  The company are looking to recruit an experienced business development executive, with a flair for cultivating positive and lasting client relationships.

Advertising Sales Executive: Role Purpose

To sell advertising, editorial and digital marketing solutions to an extensive customer base, using a consultative sales approach and exceptional customer service skills.

Additional Duties:

  • Adhere to all issued department and individual standards of performance weekly/monthly/quarterly
  • Identify and capitalise on new business opportunities within a defined industries
  • Utilise marketing and feature information to optimise sales opportunities
  • Prioritise workload to ensure maximum time spent on sales activity
  • Utilise sales techniques to maximise and generate incremental revenue
  • Learn and maintain up-to-date knowledge of our media, competitors, marketing and the market place
  • Develop and implement new ideas/features to generate new or extra business.

Skills & Experience Required

  • Excellent communication skills
  • A track record in telephone sales, preferably advertising sales.
  • A solid understanding of social media and advertising
  • The ability to understand the needs for clients to communicate and engage with new customers to gain competitive advantage.


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