Graduate Sales and Content Executive

Graduate Sales and Content Executive - Media Industry - c£30k+ (OTE)

  • Graduate Sales and Content Executive
  • Market-leading business network for UK media
  • Exciting opportunity for a talented, focused individual
  • Amazing offices in an exciting workspace featuring bars, a garden, fitness rooms, spa facilities, a screening room and more!
  • £21k - £24k basic, c£30k+ OTE

This is a fabulous opportunity for someone with impeccable language, communication and interpersonal skills who enjoys the challenge of sales and has a keen interest in media, journalism and digital content.

We are recruiting for a media company, based in Central London, which runs several social networking sites that connect the media with various industries.They are looking for an energetic and passionate sales focused candidate to take responsibility for day to day outreach sales contact with journalists and the media as well as managing the website content. You will understand, and enjoy, working to targets and will be hungry to succeed - and therefore make regular monthly bonuses.

A main element of this Sales and Content Executive role is telephone based sales - contacting journalists daily to encourage online content to be submitted. Although you are not making monetary sales you will need to have confident communication skills, a persuasive nature and the desire and aptitude to succeed.

Managing and approving content on a daily basis is also central to the role therefore excellent attention to detail and impeccable written English is required.

Key responsibilities as the Sales and Content Executive will include:

  • Researching and recruiting media to the site
  • Sole responsibility for day-to-day relationship management with journalist community
  • Daily phone outreach and liaison with journalists
  • Ensuring new journalist registrations
  • Encouraging media to attend company events and awards
  • Meeting successful call targets daily
  • Checking and approving uploaded material, press releases, stories, images, video and other inbound content
  • Ensuring perfect presentation of content on the sites and on alert emails
  • Attending company events and industry events

What were looking for in suitable candidates:

  • Previous experience in a sales, telesales or account coordinator role (c12 months+)
  • Degree, or equivalent, in a related subject would be highly beneficial
  • Impeccable communication skills and a confident and persuasive telephone manner
  • Excellent spoken and written English language skills (clear diction and excellent spelling, grammar and punctuation)
  • Success driven - willingness to reach daily call targets
  • Impeccable attention to detail and accuracy
  • Experience of the property, homes / interiors or liefstyle sectors (desirable)
  • Experience of working in online media (desirable)
  • Proactive team player

Whats on offer?
Based in fantastic offices in Central London, our client is offering a competitive basic salary plus attainable bonus scheme.

Interested in this Graduate Sales and Content Executive role?

If you think youve got the skills and experience were looking for, then we want to hear from you ASAP! Please submit your CV, quoting EA - Graduate Sales and Content Executive

London, England, UK