Advertising Sales Executive

  • Job Reference: 1312360689-2
  • Date Posted: 3 May 2024
  • Recruiter: POST recruitment
  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Creative, Events & Experiential, Marketing, Media, Recruitment
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

POST Recruitment are recruiting for an experienced Advertising Sales Executive/Manager to join our client, a highly successful outdoor advertising agency. The successful candidate will take ownership of the Bristol patch and be responsible for selling outdoor advertising solutions through developing new business opportunities and partnerships with local businesses.

This is a great opportunity to work in a fast-paced and highly rewarding environment. The role offers 100% remote working but you must be based in or around the Bristol patch.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate a high level of sales activity (proactive and reactive) to meet specific productivity targets
  • Target potential leads and plan most appropriate sales strategy
  • Work very closely with the marketing department to create marketing lead campaigns
  • Deliver sales by developing relationships with direct clients and agencies
  • Achieve targets for sales revenue, profitability and sales growth
  • Lead sourcing
  • Telephone cold calling
  • Attend client meetings when necessary
  • Maintain a high level of virtual appointments with clients per week
  • Identify and attend networking events
  • Develop a portfolio of direct local clients
  • Identify specific categories to target
  • Prepare targeted, well-researched, innovative and relevant proposals
  • Delivery of key sales activity that supports revenue generation
  • Develop a high level of knowledge of the benefits of out of home advertising
  • Ensure all paperwork is completed and processed correctly to ensure that clients achieve their contracted campaign start date
  • Provide excellent customer service

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A proven track record in advertising/media sales and business development
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to build relationships with key stakeholders
  • Experience in presenting & pitching to clients over zoom/teams
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Excellent local area media knowledge
  • Highly motivated with a customer-focused attitude

This is an exciting role that will require the successful candidate to be responsible for developing and managing new business opportunities. You will be expected to identify and secure new partnerships and identify opportunities for collaboration.

In return, you will be rewarded with a competitive salary and uncapped commission, excellent career progression opportunities and the chance to work in a creative and innovative environment. You will be part of a highly successful and established team, and have the opportunity to make a real difference as you help to drive the company forward. If you believe you have the drive and ambition to take on this challenge then we would love to hear from you.

If you are interested in this role, please apply ASAP. This vacancy is being advertised by Post Recruitment Ltd. The services advertised by Post Recruitment Ltd are those of an Employment Agency, visit our website for more detail