Business Development Executive

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March 23, 2022
Job Type
Closing Date


The Team: FM104 Sales

Your Role: Reporting into the sales manager, you will be part of the commercial team in 2 of Dublins biggest Media brands, joining a truly dynamic organisation where every day is a new challenge. Your role will be pivotal in cross platform solution selling accross a suite of products including digital, radio and more. You will be joining a team is full of diversity with fun, energetic, enthusiastic and innovative people and we are always looking for new ways of thinking

Day to day you will:

  • Using initiative to develop new business opportunities solely from direct advertisers
  • Selling direct cross platform advertising solutions including radio, promotions, sponsorships & digital by way of bespoke campaign proposal options
  • Prepare and present proposals to potential clients face to face and over the telephone when necessary
  • Maximise customer retention through developing mutually beneficial relationships with clients.

What we’re looking for from you:

  • A sound knowledge of the Irish Media Environment is preferred but not essential
  • Recent Media Sales experience would be preferable
  • Track record of having consistently delivered in a target driven environment
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Capable of working on own initiative but also in a collaborative manner within a team and a group of support departments
  • Excellent negotiation and closing skills
  • Excellent organisation, planning and time-management skills

Other Requirements:

  • Own car plus a full clean drivers license

The Package:

  • Competitive Basic Salary + mileage allowance + Commission above target earnings

Life at News

At News UK & Ireland some of us work flexibly, in many different ways. We encourage you to talk to us about the flexibility you need. We can’t promise to offer exactly what you want, but we do promise not to judge you for asking.

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 8 employee-led networks; Cultural Diversity, News is Out, GenZ, Sustainability Champions, News for Parents, Women in Tech, News UK Christian Fellowship and we are awaiting the launch of our Women’s Steering Group.

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
  • Wide range of training available, plus full LinkedIn Learning access
  • Hybrid working model
  • Life Assurance benefits of 4 X annual salary

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.