Sales Account Manager – Radio

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East Midlands, Yorkshire
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Job Role: Sales Account Manager – Peak FM

Location: Chesterfield

Due to team expansion we are looking for a Sales Account Manager to join us at market leading radio station Peak FM

The role will primarily involve working with local businesses, selling creative multi-platform advertising campaigns. Our portfolio includes commercial airtime, digital products, sponsorships and client funded promotions.

You will proactively manage your own client list and will be expected to independently source and secure new business.

Key elements of the role:

* Prospect, pre-qualify and appoint new businesses
* Achieve an average of 15 face to face appointments weekly
* Sales and appointment making over the phone
* Acquiring new customers in order to generate new revenue
* Develop a strong understanding of your customer’s business sector and their core objectives
* Build strong relationships with clients and external stakeholders
* Confident presenting and selling bespoke multi-platform solutions to client partners
* Maintaining and growing existing accounts whilst delivering excellent customer service
* Accuracy in forecasting monthly and quarterly sales revenue
* Consistent target achievement

Skills and Attributes:

* You will have a proven track record in sales, media and digital sales preferred
* Demonstrable success in new business and account management
* Clear face to face sales experience
* Experience in conducting in depth fact finds with customers, with the ability to identify core measurable objectives
* Ability to plan, construct and deliver effective client proposals
* Understanding of the sales process and ability to diligently follow the steps within that process
* Excellent time management skills
* Strong, confident communicator
* Strong account management and admin skills

Why join us?

We’re committed to Peak FM being a brilliant place to work. Our team is welcoming and supportive with a real desire to achieve.

We offer great benefits including 25 days holiday per year (plus Bank Holidays), attractive company pension scheme, bike to work scheme and an Employee Assistance Programme. The role comes with a company car, phone and all the kit you will need to best do your job. There is a competitive basic salary and uncapped monthly commission.

Equal Opportunities

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.

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News UK is home to some of the biggest names in Media, Including, The Times, The Sunday Times, The Sun, Wireless, and Unruly to name but a few.

Wireless itself is also the home to some of the biggest names in radio Virgin Radio, talkSPORT, talkRADIO and some of the leading Local radio stations in the UK and Ireland.

Our newspapers and associated brands are some of the most powerful media brands in the English speaking world, reaching 30 million people each week. They are very different products with different values and different strengths, but all are united by a commitment to independent journalism that connects with our customers.

News UK and Wireless is a company which thrives on pace. Our people stretch themselves on a daily basis, challenging the status quo to produce the best service possible to our readers and customers. We embrace creativity and initiative and we have some of the most talented people in the industry

If you want to work for one of the world's most exciting, challenging and creative media organisations then News UK is the place to build your career.

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