Commercial Sales Executive - Radio
A full-time sales job at Wireless in Stoke-on-Trent, UK
Posted 24 January 2019, 6.41am est
We are Wireless, a leading UK and Irish media company, owned by News UK and Ireland Limited. Wireless operates 32 national and local radio stations across the UK and Ireland.
These include talkSPORT, the world’s biggest sports radio station and global audio partner of the Premier League, alongside popular national digital stations talkSPORT 2, talkRADIO and Virgin Radio. From FM104 in Dublin, to 96.4 The Wave in Swansea, our local radio brands are distinguished by their connections with their local communities.
Job Role: Commercial Sales Executive
Location: Stoke on Trent
The role of a Sales Executive at market leading radio brands Signal 1, Signal 2, Total Access and Signal 80s is to work passionately with local businesses, helping them to connect with their target market through creative multi-platform advertising campaigns.
You will proactively manage your own client list whilst being supported by our Creative Solutions Team. They will provide you with the strongest possible digital, creative and branded content in your marketplace.
Day to day you will:
Identify and develop new prospects. Generating new business appointments. Establish clients’ needs. Work with our Creative Solutions Team to generate ideas that fulfil client needs from a wide portfolio of products including, commercial production, airtime planning, sponsorships, events and digital. Present opportunities and close business. Manage clients through the whole process and on to future opportunities.
What we’re looking for from you:
ATTITUDE: You will always approach your work with a positive professional manner; focused on finding solutions and opportunities for your clients. ACTIVITY: You will have an outstanding work ethic that recognises results come from hard work. PROCESS: You will have the openness to learn and follow the principles of the creative led sell, always putting the clients need first.
What's in it for you?
This is a fantastic opportunity for you to embrace a new challenge or take your next step in media sales within a dynamic radio station environment.
For the right person, this role represents an exciting opportunity to join a successful company. Be a key part of our ever evolving future benefit from our growth. In return for your previous sales experience, future potential and dedication we offer a competitive salary, company car and an excellent commission structure.
The Company is an equal opportunities employer and wholeheartedly supports the principle of equal opportunities for all its employees and for all applicants for employment. It opposes all forms of discrimination in the workplace.
We are a diverse and team so want to maximise every individual’s potential to create a productive environment where everyone feels valued, and where talents are fully recognised and utilised.
This means affording equal access to any employment opportunities within the Company according to your ability, without prejudice or discrimination by reason of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, belief, gender, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital status, disability or age.