Aug 01, 2019

Media Advertising Sales Executive

  • Adecco
  • Preston, Lancashire, UK
Full-time Ambient Print Digital, Online & New Media

Job Description

To sell advertising and subscriptions. Providing the advice & assistance which gives advertisers maximum response to their advertising, at the maximum profit level to the company.

Using your excellent customer services you will conduct sales via telephone, email to existing and prospective clients in order to develop existing business and generate new business wherever possible

You will conduct sales presentations by telephone, or email to existing and prospective clients who have been visited by the Sales Representative in order to develop existing business and generate new business wherever possible.

Advise on the most effective size, position & copy of advertisements / advertising schedules whilst informing of all other services such as feature opportunities, artwork, visuals, colour, internet, proofing, etc.
Continually seek new sales & feature opportunities and develop these in liaison with your departmental colleagues & managers. Obtain and use testimonials & utilise marketing information to strengthen your sales argument where required.


Agency / Employer

Recruitment Agency

Basic Salary

£18,000 - £22,000 plus bonus



Job Requirements

Ensure that no advertisement is sent for publication, which contravenes Govt Legislation, Advertising Law, or is unacceptable to the company. In any instances of doubt you must refer to your line manager.
Be familiar & confident with all relevant details of newspaper and on-line production.


  • To achieve set revenue and subscription targets.
  • Adhere to Company & Departmental rules and regulations at all times.
  • To achieve daily effective call rate as set by line manager.
  • Maintain the highest standard of professional appearance, time keeping and attendance.
  • Assist on other territories or advertising departments as & when required.
  • Undertake training courses & attend meetings where & when required.
  • Strive to achieve all necessary criteria as laid out in the annual criteria tracker.
  • Carry out any other tasks deemed necessary for the successful fulfilment of the role

Occasional stays away from home may also be required.
Eligibility for contributory pension after qualifying period.
Free life assurance, child care voucher scheme, free parking.
25 days holiday per annum, rising to 27 days after 2 years service.
Induction training will be provided to introduce the candidate to all aspects of the work followed by a training plan specific to the individual.
Probationary period of six months.