The East Anglian Daily Times and Ipswich Star offer a great platform for local businesses across Suffolk to advertise their brands, events and products. As an Account Executive you are talking to businesses,understanding their advertising and marketing needs, and offering the best print and digital advertising options available.
Using your great communication skills, you’ll speak to businesses on the phone, build up great rapport and through great questioning and listening will sell the most suitable advertising options for that customer.
As an Account Exec you are involved in the sale, booking, copy, & payment process and use our internal system to upload ordersand keep track of all communications. It’s a busy role in a team that is focussed on providing great advertising solutions and the financial targets it needs to achieve.
WHERE WILL I BE BASED?
This full -time opportunity is based in our office in Ipswich where there is free parking we’re based about 20 mins walk from the train station. Working hours are Monday to Friday 9am to 5:30pm.
WHAT EXPERIENCE DO I NEED?
We have an awesome L&D program that will teach you all you need to know about our Industry and Products and are looking simply for the following:
Minimum ofsix months experience in retail / outbound / inbound sales.
Great phone communication skills – ability to influence and persuade.
Either digital knowledge – or a passion to learn more about digital advertising.
Enjoyment of working to targets
Likes to work hard to earn bonuses
Confident to speak to new businesses
Not afraid to pick the phone up and call businesses
Looking for a career opportunity
WHATS THE PACKAGE?
Starting salary £19k-£21k depending on experience.
A clear, structured development programme to grow your earnings
Achievable monthly bonus with on-target earnings of £8,400 annually. Even in your first year you should achieve £5k in bonuses
Guaranteed bonus payment for the first 6 months whilst you get started.
Latest laptop and kit
Full 25 days paid holiday + statutory bank holidays + your birthday day off !!
Structured career progression, ongoing training and personal performance reviews??
Full range of benefits including
Generous sick pay scheme
Discounted Gym membership
Health and wellbeing support (GP appointments)
Cycle to Work scheme
Annual Volunteer?work day
Archant?Gold – matched charity fundraising
HOW DO I APPLY?
If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your CV to?us asap.
Please note that if you have not been invited in for an interview within two weeks of your application, then you can assume on this occasion that you have been unsuccessful.
More about Archant:
We’re transforming local media. At Archant, we do right by our readers and advertisers, connecting our communities to everything they care about.
We come in two flavours. As a publisher – of 150+ of Britain’s best-loved local news and lifestyle brands. And an agency – creating knockout solutions for clients large and small.
We move fast and work with partners like Google on new innovations to shake things up.
And we believe in people, not pigeonholing. You’ll see our commitment to personal training and development right from the off, as we enable our amazing talent to keep on shining.