Title: Sales Support Executive | £18K | Advertising | Central London
Industry: Creative industries
Role/Sector: Sales | Advertising | Customer services
Location: Central London
Placement: Internship (going permanent)
Duration: 3 months
Salary: £18,000 (per annum)
Information on the companyOur client is the UK's best multimedia sales house. They represent many of the UK’s largest publishing groups, with sales operations in the North and South spanning inserts, print and digital. Their partners include publishers such as Telegraph Media Group, Guardian News & Media, Time Inc UK, The Spectator, Caravan & Motorhome Club and Hello! Magazine, to name a few.
Once the sales team have sold an advertisement into one of the titles that we represent, responsibility for making sure that the advertisement actually runs falls to the sales support team.
Once they have received details of a booking from the sales team, a Sales Support Executive will first enter those details onto the booking system.
The Sales Support Executive will then contact all involved in the production of the copy for the advertisement, ensuring that the correct copy will be delivered to the correct print site in a timely fashion.
The Sales Support Executive will then shepherd the booking to completion i.e. making sure the advertisement appears in the correct place and in the correct way.
The above involves constant communication with a wide variety of people: clients, advertising agencies, staff, personnel at the various media owners we represent, printers and deliverers. Alongside schedule management and working to a variety of deadlines, the role also includes database management, dealing with incoming calls and delivery issues.
Full training to be provided, after which the candidate will be expected to demonstrate the ability to work on their own, making decisions and liaising with numerous parties at any given time to ensure that orders are delivered and inserted correctly. Constant dialogue and updates must be provided to the team when necessary.