Advertising Sales Manager

Recruiter
Michael Page - Sales
Location
London
Salary
£30k - £40k pa + OTE
Posted
02 Dec 2016
Job Sector
Marketing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My client is the newest commercial radio station in the UK. They are currently looking for advertising sales manager to come on board and sell the stations range of advertising options and drive revenue. The station specialises in playing songs from musical theatre, a music, radio or theatre background will be a distinct advantage.

Client Details

My client is the one of the leading independent radio companies in the UK. They operate a large portfolio of local stations up and down the UK. My client has recently launch a brand new DAB and online based station to the UK which is set to grow quickly into 2017. The station focuses on musical theatre, playing songs from some of the biggest and best musicals. They are also launching an App and online based station which focuses on popular music from the 1970's. These two new radio platforms create a significant opportunity to grow the advertising activity of the business and also creates an attractive package for potential clients.

Description

The role of Advertising sales manager will focus on developing business amongst advertising agencies, theatre specialists and various other clients. The station is looking to sell a range of different sponsorship and advertising solutions to their clients. This role will require the candidate to undertake a lot of business development and lead generation as well as face to face meetings and closing of business. The role will primarily be based around London with some travel required to Guildford. The role will also have the option for home working and flexible working.

Profile

The successful Advertising Sales Manager will be someone with the following

- Knowledge, interest or enthusiasm for theatre

- Track record of advertising sales within entertainment organisation

- Previous work with advertising agencies

- Knowledge of creating and delivering bespoke advertising packages

- Ability to work in a targeted environment

This is a fantastic opportunity to come on board with an exciting new radio station in a role that you can shape yourself and grow quickly. The ideal candidate will have a good sales focus but also be able to interact with the rest of the business and become a key part of the team. A background within advertising and PR will a great advantage in being able to pick this role up quickly.

Job Offer

The successful Advertising Sales Manager will receive

A base salary between £30-£40k

Opportunity for home working

Chance of flexible working (3 or 4 days per week)

A great OTE structure

Fast progression