Events Sales Executive

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The i is a major British newspaper based in London with national influence and readership. It is aimed at 'readers and lapsed readers' of all ages and commuters with limited time, and was launched in 2010. Part of JPIMedia and with over 200 local and national news titles including The Scotsman, The Yorkshire Post and The Portsmouth News we are one of the largest local media groups in the UK.

We are news. Our goal is to provide essential reading to communities across the UK so they can make informed life and lifestyle decisions.

JPIMedia is undergoing major strategic changes as it re positions itself in the marketplace. 
We are currently seeking an Events Sales Executive to focus on engaging clients and launching a programme of new events for The i, one of the UK's fastest growing newspaper brands. This position offers the opportunity for an ambitious individual to help contribute to a growing area of the business, which in turn will create promotion opportunities for the correct individual to develop their career as the business grows. 

Reporting to the National Sponsorship Manager you will be responsible for generating and growing revenue streams across national accounts. You will contribute ideas to working groups around new national events solutions to fulfil market gaps/clients needs. You will be confident to develop sales collateral and bespoke sales presentations to secure new business from a cross section of customers. 

The successful candidate will be a sales professional and have a creative and consultative approach to fulfil client objectives as well as thriving on winning new business and hitting targets. First and foremost we are seeking an ambitious sales professional, experience within the events sector although preferred is not essential. 

You will be self-motivated, have proactive approach and most of all be team player. In return JPIMedia offers holiday buy back scheme, company pension and adopts agile working practices to promote diversity in the workplace.

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Title: Events Sales Executive
Location: London preferred, would consider Leeds, Peterborough, Portsmouth, Sheffield
Salary: £Competitive 
Closing Date: 5th April 2019

Contact Details:
Tel: 01733 427 182
Contact: Maria Connelly

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