Media Telephone Sales Executive, Barking
We are looking for dynamic, highly experienced and driven telesales executives to sell print and digital advertising solutions across our East London and Essex titles & on-line brands based from our Ilford office. Part time worker applications will be considered.
Working on our ‘Trades & Services’ team, you will be speaking to potential and existing customers and selling them the opportunity to advertise in our strong local newspapers and online products. When you aren’t calling clients, you will be uploading adverts onto the system, passing these on to be designed and chasing customers to approve their advert so that you can process the order.
We are looking for bright, lively, confident communicators who want to earn great money – you may not have media experience but you want the opportunity to manage your own client base, work hard and achieve great results for your team, your advertisers and yourself. You know that you are a confident communicator and can build rapport well over the phone.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL:
- Have some outbound sales experience
- Not be afraid to call new business
- Have strong relationship building skills
- Have good organisational skills
- Show careful attention to detail
- Enjoy working in a fast-paced, deadline-orientated business
- Thrive working to targets
In return we offer a basic salary of £16,700 p.a. with an excellent uncapped commission scheme, offering an OTE of around £32,300 per annum, and 25 days holiday increasing with service. In addition to this we also provide a pension plan, free life assurance, Archant Academies (development and training), Archant Gold (charity matched funding), a cycle scheme, childcare vouchers, holiday discounts, Best Doctors and Doctors Online (medical advice), Canada Life Bereavement and Probate Service, Westfield Health Scheme, retirement gift, long service award and Give as You Earn tax-free donations to charity.
Archant publishes a wide range of market-leading, award-winning magazines and newspapers and we pride ourselves on the quality and the integrity of our sales people and their commitment to achieving our business aims.
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Archant is a privately owned media company serving geographical and specialist interest communities across a wide range of media and employing around 1,600 staff.
It is the fifth largest regional newspaper publisher in the UK with titles in East Anglia, London, Kent and the South West, publishing 1.6 million copies a week in print and reaching six million readers [a month] online. Its portfolio of more than 50 news brands includes the Eastern Daily Press in Norfolk, the East Anglian Daily Times in Suffolk and the Ham & High in London.
Archant is the largest publisher of regional and local lifestyle magazines and associated digital media in the UK. It also owns a range of specialist magazine titles circulating mainly in the UK and USA. Its portfolio of 80 magazine titles reaches an average of more than three million readers every month across the UK. In recent years it has extended its activities into exhibitions, events and digital media focussed on the Weddings and French property markets.
Archant has a broad portfolio of digital media assets and marketing services supporting its more traditional media. In 2013 it won a licence to broadcast television to the city of Norwich. The service, Mustard TV, has been broadcasting on Freeview channel 8 since March 2014. It is also a prolific publisher of mobile Apps on the Apple and Android platforms in the UK.
The group, which was founded in 1845, has its roots in Norwich where most of its back office functions are located and has frontline staff based in the communities that it serves across the UK.