Sales Executive - Automotive Advertising

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Ashford, England
Job Type
Full Time
£20,000 - £25,000 Per Year
Date Posted
9 days ago

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Job Description

We are currently working with a leading Kent based media business.
Due to ongoing growth, they are currently seeking a Sales Executive to join their team based in Ashford.

The Sales Executive will be responsible for achieving both retention and growth across a portfolio of existing accounts and successfully closing new business opportunities across a niche car magazine, website and events.

Sales Executive responsibilities will include:

* Management and growth of an existing business customer base in line with revenue and volume targets.
* Canvassing and closing of new business in line with revenue and volume targets.
* Proactive retention of any cancelling business.
* Achieve agreed performance KPI's.
* Actively participate in any personal or team-based training.
* Mentoring new employees as and when required.
* Contributing to team ethic and being a positive ambassador.
* Maintenance of all required reporting or contact management systems.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

* Experience in sales/account management, preferably within a media, advertising or publishing business but other industries will be considered.
* Proven track record of hitting personal and team targets and KPI's.
* A consultative sales approach.
* The ability to build and develop excellent client relationships.
* Experience in or a real passion for cars/automotive
* A full driving licence is essential for travel to and from client meetings/events.

Hours for this role are 9am to 5pm Monday to Thursday and 9am to 4pm Friday.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing media business that can offer a competitive salary coupled with benefits including:

20 days annual leave rising to 25 days after completion of 12 months service, an additional days' leave to be taken on or around your birthday, statutory sick pay, company pension scheme, social events.

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