Senior Digital Sales Executive
Ipswich, Archant Suffolk
Closing date: 12th February 2016
Archant publish many well-loved and long-standing publications such as the East Anglian Daily Times and EADT Suffolk Magazine. Archant is also growing its digital revenues ahead of industry forecasts and is expected to deliver some exciting platforms to further the growth.
So alongside our publications our digital portfolio is expanding with over 140 brands, each with websites, apps, email products, mobile solutions, social media, video and much more. Our expanding digital team is looking for a committed team member to help implement the delivery of digital revenues for this successful portfolio in Suffolk.
This is a senior sales role that will be presenting digital advertising solutions to our most valued, key accounts. You will as a result of consulting with our customers and understanding their needs, offer the right multi-platform campaigns such as digital display advertising, mobile websites, apps, content marketing, e-newsletters and social media.
Based in Ipswich, this opportunity requires great independence and autonomy as direct team support and management are based in Norwich. You will need to develop excellent rapport with the sales teams in Suffolk to ensure that your effectiveness as a digital expert is represented to its max.
Much of your time will be spent visiting businesses with the print sales force, supporting them in presenting and pitching to large key accounts and inspiring clients with campaigns that will deliver effective results and provide great return on their investment. You will also work closely with digital specialists across the wider business for product development, strategy and best practice.
The ideal candidate will have:
• Digital sales experience
• Knowledge of digital display targeting methodologies
• Ability to produce meaningful feedback on campaigns
• Confident presentation and pitching skills
• Previous experience of winning high value clients
• Experience of presenting to large groups of external and internal customers
• Passion for delivering customer-based solutions
• Ability and desire to win new business opportunities
• Strong team player ethic
BENEFITS OF WORKING FOR ARCHANT
With Archant you would be joining the UK's largest independently owned regional media business which has an ambition to deliver new and exciting audience-based solutions across many channels. We provide training and support to ensure that if you are selected you will be set up to succeed.
In return we offer a competitive package which includes a basic salary of £25k - £30k based on experience, plus bonus (OTE £9400) in an uncapped commission structure, plus a company car. The benefits include 5 weeks annual leave and a contributory pension and life assurance scheme (after qualifying period). There is also a wide range of voluntary benefits including a Cycle to Work scheme, Childcare Vouchers, Westfield Health Scheme and Archant Gold (charity matched funding).
If you are interested in being part of our fastest-growing revenue stream please click the 'apply by website' button.