Media Account Manager
Bury St Edmunds
Closing date: 26th February 2016
Bury Mercury and East Anglian Daily Times, alongside our magazine products, are just some of the strong local brands that you have the opportunity to promote in this fantastic role. We are looking for a Media Sales Account Manager to join our successful team in Bury St Edmunds.
This is a proactive, target-driven opportunity selling print and digital advertising solutions to businesses throughout the Bury area. You will be able to create excellent relationships with new and existing customers across the patch.
The ideal candidate will be from a media background, and have knowledge of magazine and/or digital advertising. However we will also consider applications from candidates with a strong B2B field sales background who can build rapport well, have a consultative sales approach and are ideally familiar with the Bury area.
With our excellent product training and our continuous development programme, we’ll show you how to develop first class solutions for our customers, cultivate excellent business relationships and present effective and innovative ideas that will provide real value and response for our customers.
The ideal candidate will have:
• An understanding of brand awareness and advertising solutions
• The ability to produce and action effective ideas and promotions
• Retail background interest
• Proven face-to-face B2B sales experience
• Resilience and influential communication skills to overcome objections
• The ability to secure new business and manage existing accounts
• The self-motivation and organisation to work remotely
• A full valid driving licence
In return we are offering up to £24k basic with bonus OTE potential of £12k per annum as well as a company car, laptop and phone. Wider benefits include Archant Sales Academy (development and training), Archant Gold (charity matched funding), tax-free Cycle to Work scheme, Childcare Vouchers, holiday discounts, access to a discount shopping website offering online and in-store discounts, reloadable cards & cashback, Best Doctors and Doctors Online (medical advice), EmployeeCare Counselling and Advisory Service, Canada Life Bereavement and Probate Service, Westfield Health Scheme, retirement gift, long service award and Give as You Earn tax-free donations to charity.
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