Sales Executive

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Cork's 96FM & C103
Published
April 25, 2022
Location
Cork
Category
Sales  
Job Type
Remuneration
Paid
Closing Date
2022/05/06

Description

Sales Executive - 6 Month Maternity Cover

 

We are Wireless: 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 the wider Wireless group with radio stations like Virgin Radio, talkSPORT, Times Radio and talkRADIO which are redefining speech broadcasting on digital audio platforms, connected TV and beyond.

The Team:  C103

 

Your Role: C103 are looking to expand on its market leading sales team and we are now hiring a Sales Executive to take ownership of some existing clients as well as drive new business acquisition.

Passion for media & passion for sales is the key for success in this role.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record in a sales environment with the drive & ambition to bring our brands to new commercial customers.

 

Day to day you will: 

  • Manage & build a sales pipeline through prospecting efforts & converting them to sales
  • Develop and deliver bespoke sales presentations to clients
  • Assist in the successful expansion of the company’s goals and objectives by achieving & exceeding personal & team targets
  • Accurately forecast sales activity and revenue achievement through CRM systems

 

Other:

  • Represent C103 (& Cork’s 96fm) as required and be an ambassador for the brands at client events when necessary
  • Maintain all areas of sales governance up to date as required by Sales Manager
  • Must have a passion for Media

 

What we’re looking for from you: 

  • A proven track record of success in Business Development
  • 3+ years sales experience (media sales preferred but not essential)
  • Must have strong cold-calling skills & field sales background
  • Track record of over-achieving quota in past positions
  • Ability to manage the full sales-cycle, from lead sourcing to closing
  • Efficient in Microsoft tools including Excel & PowerPoint
  • 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.

 

 

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.

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.