Advertising Executive

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Limerick's Live 95FM
November 30, 2023
Job Type
Closing Date
Republic of Ireland


Live95 is the Market Leading Radio Station in Limerick City and County with almost 100,000 people tuning in each week. We provide broad format Music and Entertainment, Local News and Talk to our audience. Live95 also has a strong online following on and across our social platforms.  

Your Role:
Live95 is looking to hire an Advertising Executive to drive new business acquisition and identify new revenue streams. You will secure and manage a set of key accounts, to drive new business acquisition and identify new revenue streams. A passion for media &  sales is the key for success in this role. 

The successful candidate will have a flair for digital media with the drive & ambition to bring our brands to new commercial customers.

Day to day you will:

  • Develop new business for Live95 across ALL our platforms - on air, on street and online
  • Identify new revenue streams through our social and online platforms 
  • Meet monthly, quarterly, and yearly revenue targets as set by sales management
  • Prepare accurate advertising contracts on behalf of the company
  • Complete all sales-related paperwork including reports, bookings, productions requests, solutions briefs, credit applications, CRM, etc.
  • Adhere to all sales department policies, including recommended rates and packages
  • Assist with special sales-related projects
  • Stay abreast of competitive conditions
  • Consistently strive for best-in-class customer care delivery
  • Managing of existing accounts

What we’re looking for from you: 

  • Highly motivated, creative and self starter
  • Tech savvy with strong knowledge of digital platforms
  • Experience in sales (media sales preferred but not essential)
  • Must have strong cold-calling skills 
  • Ability to manage the full sales-cycle, from lead sourcing to closing
  • Efficient in Microsoft tools including Excel & PowerPoint
  • Efficient in Google Workspace
  • Valid full Irish driving licence with own car

What's in it for you?

You will receive a competitive salary + car allowance + commissions.

We love our business and what we do. We want you to love work as much as we do so we promise to offer on-the-job training and development enabling you to be the best you can be.

We are Wireless Ireland: We create great audio and digital products. Our live radio and podcasts, along with our web and social pages, play a massive part in our listeners lives. We engage, we inform and we entertain with our market leading products. In Ireland we own or represent stations in all main urban centres, and we create award winning solutions for our commercial partners. We are also part of News Broadcasting with radio stations like Virgin Radio, talkSPORT, Times Radio and talkRADIO which are redefining speech broadcasting on digital audio platforms, connected TV and beyond. Wireless Ireland is wholly owned by News Corp.

Life at News: At News UK & Ireland our people are our heartbeat - they are the driving force behind our brands and we want to enable people to thrive.  Some of us work flexibly, in many different ways. We encourage you to talk to us about the flexibility you would like.  Many of us work in a hybrid way between one of the News UK & Ireland offices and remotely.  

We champion diversity and inclusion, we strive to maximise and encourage every individual’s potential and ensure everyone feels valued. We support this through our Diversity Board, D&I  strategy & training, creating more diverse content and our intern and apprenticeship programmes.  We also have 11 employee-led networks. 

We take pride in looking after our amazing talent at News UK supporting the Health and Wellbeing of our staff.

In addition we also offer:

  •  25 days holiday per year
  •  Maternity leave up to 18 weeks full basic salary & paternity leave up to 2 weeks  
  • ‘Bikes for Work’ scheme
  •  Wide range of training available, plus full LinkedIn Learning access

We want to ensure that everyone we meet has the opportunity to perform to their best when interviewing, so feel free to let us know, at any stage, whether you require any reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, and we will do our best to accommodate.  

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