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.
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.
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.