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Position ID:

WLIFbdmCW

Team:

Commercial

Location:

Stoke on Trent

Benefits:

Competitive

Job Type:

Permanent

 

Wireless Group is a leading UK and Irish media company, which is wholly owned by News Corp UK and Ireland Limited.

The group operates 23 leading radio brands across the UK and Ireland. These include market leading stations embedded in their local communities as well as popular national brands such as talkSPORT, the world's biggest sports radio station, talkRADIO and Virgin Radio.

An exciting opportunity has become available to work for our local radio division based in Stoke on Trent as a Business Development Manager.

Working with Key stakeholders across Wireless Group’s Local Radio portfolio, the Business Development Manager will take the lead in identifying, planning and directly impacting non-traditional revenues across the business. This may be at a central level or directly working with station commercial teams to implement

From the development of new off air / online events, to accelerating concert promotion revenue, working with existing affiliate partners to identify new opportunities, the successful candidate will use their commercial acumen to unlock potential revenue streams and proactively champion commercial ideas.

Requirements

  • Previous commercial sales and events experience
  • A strong understanding of traditional, digital and social media
  • A creative thinker and entrepreneurial approach, with exceptional communication skills
  • Experience of building partnerships with closely aligned third parties
  • Full clean driving license

In return, we offer a competitive salary + commission potential. 5 weeks holiday a year + Bank Holidays, Life Insurance and other benefits you would expect from Wireless group as an employer of choice

If this sounds like you and you want to work for one of the largest Media organisations in the UK, then start the journey today and send your CV.

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.