ACCOUNT MANAGER for signal 107 based in Wolverhampton – covering the WOLVERHAMPTON. TELFORD, SHROPSHIRE AND KIDDERMINSTER AREAS.
This key role in our organisation would require an experienced media sales person who has a passion for developing business and helping their clients grow their businesses through creative and innovative solutions. The person would have a proven track record in Media Sales, be from either a traditional media or digital media background preferably based in the West Midland area.
There day to day would involve prospecting and pre-qualifying businesses and then setting up the initial meeting. We require an average of 15 appointments weekly, so they need to possess the energy and drive to keep up a good level of activity.
They would be proficient in conducting a fact finding first call, be able to build excellent rapport with all types of client and be able to demonstrate excellent presentation skills.
A really thorough knowledge of the business world is also a requirement for this job and a real thirst for knowledge.
The candidate will be able to demonstrate a high level of competency in the following areas:-
- Appointment making skills on the telephone
- Face to face rapport building
- Conducting a thorough fact find on all types of businesses
- Presenting back ideas
- Closing/asking for business
- Prospecting for new business
- New business development
- Managing existing clients
- Servicing skills
- Conducting high level meetings
- Listening to and interpreting clients requirements
- Very well presented
- Educated to a high standard
- Able to work well within a team
- Target driven
- Possess good listening skills
- Confident communicator
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.