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Advertising Account Manager – Maternity Cover (one year contract)

  • Location: North London
  • Sector: Sales
  • Salary: £22-26,000 Basic (depending on experience) plus £6,000 bonus per year if targets are met
This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a well known newspaper based in North London as part of their Advertising team.  This department is responsible for the weekly newspaper, magazine supplements and the website.
This is a 1 year’s maternity cover to start mid May working in the Entertainment and Fashion section you will be responsible for maintaining and increasing sales, building face to face relationships with both existing agencies and clients.

Key tasks 
•    Achieving stretching but realistic sales targets 
•    Managing existing accounts as well as new business development
•    Achieving a call rate that ensures that all clients are contacted on a regular basis
•    Assisting in forecasts and annual budgets as required by the newspaper

Key Skills and Experienced Required
•    Previous b2b or media sales experience preferred, however consideration will be given to sales candidates who can demonstrate relevant sales qualities 
•    Client focused with a pro-active sales approach
•    Confident and self-motivated attitude
•    Excellent communication skills
•    Professional experience with Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel

Salary    £22-26,000 Basic (depending on experience) plus £6,000 bonus per year if targets are met
Hours    This is a full time role working Monday to Friday 9.30am to 5.30pm (finish early on a Friday in the winter)
Holidays    25 days plus bank holidays