Motors Account Manager,
Ipswich, Archant Suffolk
Closing date: 12/02/2016
East Anglian Daily Times and the Mercury Series are just some of the strong local brands that you have the opportunity of promoting in this advertising sales opportunity based in our offices in Ipswich.
We are looking for an Account Manager to join our thriving Motors team in Ipswich. You will be dealing with a mix of clients from multi-franchise car dealerships to large independent used car dealers. You will have a natural ability to build strong rapport with clients as eventually you will be invited to new car launches, golf days and corporate events and when this happens you know you are doing a good job!
You will visit your customer base and understand their advertising needs on a regular basis, detailing to them the digital and print offerings that are available as well as newsletters, video road tests, leaderboards and MPUs. You will also be responsible for growing your customer base and visiting potential motoring businesses to understand their advertising needs and enabling them to appreciate the whole portfolio of advertising options that Archant offer.
The ideal candidate will:
• Have proven B2B field sales skills
• Enjoy meeting customers face-to-face
• Have the ability to understand clients’ needs and product match accordingly
• Thrive in a competitive sales environment
• Be self-motivated and manage time effectively
• Ideally have a good working knowledge of the motoring market in Ipswich
• Ideally have a previous media, magazine or newspapers sales background
You will of course have a strong customer service and sales background, with excellent communication and IT skills and must have a full valid driving licence.
With Archant you would be joining the UK's largest independently owned regional media business, working primarily with our daily titles both in print and online. Along with all the benefits of working for a large media organisation, we offer:
A very competitive package which includes a basic salary in the range £18k - £24k plus a generous uncapped bonus with OTE of £8400k per annum. The exceptional benefits include company car, phone, laptop, 5 weeks annual leave and a contributory pension and life assurance scheme (after qualifying period). A wide range of voluntary benefits include a Cycle to Work scheme, Childcare Vouchers, Westfield Health Scheme and Archant Gold (charity matched funding).
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