Media Sales Executive

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Advertising Sales Executive - classified and features

With fantastic offices in Brighton, our client’s media group was launched as a company to marry data with content publishing. They believe that behind every good magazine and website there is a good data strategy and subscription plan.

Their flagship magazine is the oldest cruise magazine in Europe and has been publishing for over 16 years. This was previously a quarterly publication but due to customer demand and opportunity for advertising growth, it was turned into a bi-monthly publication this year. Circulation is 20,000 and is made up of subscribers and targeted distribution including ships docking at Portsmouth, Southampton and Dover, the Top 50 London hotels, first class and business class lounges at Gatwick, Heathrow and Manchester, Golf clubs and gyms/sports clubs such as David Lloyd.

Due to expansion, our client is on the look for an advertising sales executive, to sell advertising space on our client’s magazine and digital platforms, to co-ordinate and control advertising sales bookings and advertising copy flow.

Working with the designer, manage production of advertisements, and liaise with clients to deliver finished copy and artwork.

Take responsibility for building relationships for the classified and features section with a positive professional and proactive approach.

Identify and monitor placement of advertising campaigns within the magazine and on the websites.

Main duties and responsibilities

To sell advertising space in magazine and on the website and the rest of the digital portfolio, to prospective and existing customers and their agencies over the phone.

To identify and contact prospective sales customers maximizing direct contact via the telephone rather than relying on email.

Handle telephone sales calls and emails, incoming and outbound.

To build and service a positive relationship with sales customers and their agencies, responding to their needs.

Secure appointments for the MD/Business Development Manager to give sales presentations to potential clients and their agents.

For more information on this role and a full job spec, please get in touch with Angela Izard at Morgan Rutherford Associates Ltd With fantastic offices in Brighton, our client’s media group was launched as a company to marry data with content publishing.

About this company
Morgan Rutherford Associates is a specialised media recruitment consultancy dedicated to the provision of sales and editorial staff within...