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Advertising Sales Executive

Salary: £22,000 - £30,000 per annum DOE

Location: Newcastle

Job Type: Permanent

Have you got an Advertising Sales background? Are you target driven? Are you looking for a new challenge?

Gillespie Recruitment are delighted to be working with our client, an established and well recognised North East based Publisher, who is looking to add to their team. If you answered yes to our questions then this could be your ideal role!

This role is to sell advertising, editorial and digital marketing solutions to an extensive customer base using a range of business to business publications matched with their digital marketing platform.  

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.

Responsible for:

  • Increasing advertising revenue through our range of printed B2B products and full service digital marketing platform.

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.


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