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Radio Traffic / Inventory Executive

London, UK | National Sales inventory

Wireless Group is a leading UK media company and part of the News Corp portfolio of brands. We operate four national radio stations; including talkSPORT the world's biggest sports radio station, talkSPORT2, talkRADIO and Virgin Radio.

An exciting opportunity has become available for the right individual to join our successful and committed Inventory team covering our national stations.

We are looking for a confident, self – motivated team player to join the team. Candidates must be proactive, able to use their own initiative and eager to pursue a career in a fast paced and challenging environment. Working under pressure and to tight deadlines is also a key requirement.

Working within the Traffic / Inventory Team you will assist the Inventory Managers in ensuring the smooth and professional running of the Wireless Traffic / Inventory Department.

You will report to Head of Inventory and support the inventory managers

Supported by your manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Manage Airtime & S&P inventory in ways which maximise revenue
  • Accurately plot & communicate availability to all sales teams
  • Compile sales reports and update daily Wireless sales figures
  • Produce a commercial log on a daily basis
  • To schedule all advertising campaigns accurately, ensuring all sales guarantees and inventory policies are delivered.
  • Provide post campaign reports
  • Ensure correct copy broadcasts on all campaigns and to check for quality and legal compliance
  • Receive commercial audio and maintain archive
  • Load commercial audio onto RCS playout system
  • Reconciling commercial logs post transmission
  • Management of all Network Drive, Network News & Auction Media bookings
  • Run and send MMS data
  • J-ET Management
  • Planit sales system administration
  • Demonstrate troubleshooting skills if technical problems arise during broadcast
  • Assist in general administrative and housekeeping duties
  • Deal with listener queries

Candidates should possess the following:

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with a good telephone manner.
  • A positive attitude, showing enthusiasm about media sales.
  • Effective time management skills, with great attention to detail.
  • A true team-player, but with the ability to work using own initiative.
  • Conscientious - punctual, willing to work hard and go beyond the call of duty with a can-do attitude.
  • Ambitious to learn and progress in their career
  • Strong numeracy.
  • Basic Excel and Powerpoint skills.

About Us,

News UK is a great company full of talented, dedicated and creative people. We are a company which has journalism at its very heart. Our newspapers and associated websites 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 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.