Trainee Advertising Sales Executives

Choice Consultants Ltd
City of Edinburgh
Basic salary to £19K rising to £19.5K after probation + uncapped bonus (OTE £25K) + benefits + full
07 Aug 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Great opportunities for Sales Executives to train in Advertising sales with a leading National media player. 

Basic salary to £19K rising to £19.5K after probation + uncapped bonus (OTE £25K) + benefits + full structured induction training + ongoing development + future career opportunities associated with a leading media player.

Choice Consultants are Scotland's leading specialist advertising and media sales recruitment consultancy.

The Client

Our client is one of the UK's key media players, a household name with a portfolio of instantly recognisable media brands covering a range of national, regional and local media products. They provide customers from SMEs to PLCs with an innovative range of advertising solutions that increase their client's sales, providing marketing and information through a powerful media based solution. They are at the cutting edge of media innovation and due to the continued growth, product expansion and development they currently require office based Advertising Sales Executives based in their Edinburgh office.

The Role

You will be responsible for selling a range of advertising opportunities to direct clients .The role will involve identifying, pursuing and securing new business opportunities as well as managing a range of existing and lapsed business customers. Sectors could include retail, Health and beauty, home improvements, entertainment and travel. You will be responsible for telemarketing and cold calling to generate key contacts, thereafter, selling and creating bespoke media packages. Your role will involve building and maintaining relationships with key decision makers with a number of their larger clients, ensuring that the relationship is nurtured and grown. Working to targets and deadlines you will have the support and back up of strong case studies, metrics and marketing information, marketing support and sales leads.

The Candidate

To apply you will require sales experience from any sales based business to business or business to consumer product or service such as office furniture, office supplies, franking machines, IT equipment, IT products, training, telecoms, financial products, digital print services or a background in recruitment consultancy.

You will be looking to pursue a career in the lucrative world of advertising sales.

A natural achiever, you will be comfortable dealing with new business and presenting new ideas and products over the phone. You will be commercially aware, motivated and enthusiastic. You will have the tenacity to drive sales forward coupled with a real desire to work in the advertising sector. You will be PC literate, creative, ambitious, articulate, proactive and quick thinking. You will have strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to negotiate at all levels.

The Package

In return you will be given the rarely available opportunity to work in a team orientated environment for a leading media organisation on a range of quality media brands. You will be given full structured induction training, ongoing development and future career opportunities.

Basic salary to £19K rising to £19.5K after probation + uncapped bonus (OTE £25K) + benefits + opportunities for development



About Choice Consultants

Choice Consultants are a specialist Media Sales Recruitment Consultancy established in 1999, we now hold preferred supplier status for the majority of media players in Scotland. As Scotland's leading Advertising and Media Sales Recruitment Consultancy we recruit for advertising and media sales personnel at all levels for a range of international, national and local media organisations.

Our clients include top,

- Radio stations

- Magazine publishers

- Online/Digital Media brands

- New Media companies

-Internet Marketing & Web Design companies

- Experiential/Guerrilla Marketing companies

- Outdoor Advertising organisations

- Directory publishers

- Newspaper publishers

- Exhibition and Events companies

- Media brokers

- Television broadcasters

- Contract publishing houses

Whether you are looking to break into a rewarding career in Media sales, looking for a move into Management, or simply a new challenge we offer opportunities throughout Scotland through our unique and unrivalled network of Advertising contacts. To apply for this role click the apply button or find out more about other opportunities selling media space call Choice Consultants, email or visit our website.