• Media Sales Executive

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    Hertford, Hertfordshire

    Reporting to:                     Publisher

    Responsible for:                 Selling bespoke digital, print and event solutions

    Contractual Status:          Full-Time

    Salary / Commission:       £18,000 – £20,000 basic (dependent on experience) plus OTE £10,000 commission

    Your role and our company: Forum Events Media Ltd operates two highly regarded and well established publications; PA Life and Hotel Designs.

    PA Life is an award winning and industry leading title, targeted at Personal Assistants and Executive Assistants across the UK. PA Life operates as a print magazine and website as well as owning an exclusive members only club, masterclasses, e-learning courses, networking evenings and targeted events.

    Hotel Designs is the leading digital title and events brand for hoteliers, interior designers, architects and suppliers to the industry.

    With a fast paced culture and great opportunities for promotion, the media division is bolstering its staff and seeking someone who loves working across multiplatform media sales for a range of London based companies. You’ll need to hit the ground running, creating new and exciting business opportunities for a range of high profile clients who service the industries in which we have a relevance.

    What will you be doing?

    • Excellent communication and rapport building skills
    • Calling existing and new contacts with confidence
    • Capable and motivated to work towards targets
    • Ability to develop new/bespoke initiatives and identify opportunities
    • Selling across various platforms simultaneously to include event sponsorship
    • A positive attitude, coupled with the drive and enthusiasm to exceed
    • Self-motivated and passionate about delivering exceptional results
    • Retaining and growing our existing clients to give them the best possible experience
    • Fantastic business acumen and commercial awareness
    • Ability to conduct face-to-face meetings with new and existing clients to pitch ideas and build relationships
    • Attend industry relevant events and our own events to promote and represent our brands

    What skills do you need to have?

    • Media sales experience is essential
    • Excellent relationship management
    • Professionalism, persistence and confidence when using the phone
    • Team player but able to work on own initiative
    • Well motivated with the ability to motivate others
    • Positive attitude and outlook
    • Organised and time efficient
    • Excellent written and communication skills
    • Social, outgoing and able to thrive in a sales environment


    Please send your CV to g.wick@forumevents.co.uk


    Chloe D’Arcy

    Production Manager

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