Sales Executive

Sales Executive

Job Description

  • Permanent
  • Basildon, UK
  • £18,000 - £25,000 depending on experience, plus uncapped commission. UK / Year

LOCALiQ is a digital media and advertising agency within the Newsquest media group. An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our outbound sales team in Basildon, you will work with the team engaging with a new and existing customer base from our office with future scope for remote working options, you will be calling small and medium businesses to discuss advertising opportunities across our fleet of titles in the area including the flagship Basildon Echo title. To qualify for this role you must have previous experience of working in an office environment making outbound calls.

You will be rewarded with a basic salary plus the opportunity to earn a commission bonus paid monthly, The average yearly bonus across the group is £8000 however the scheme is uncapped so the sky’s the limit with earning potential.

Along with a competitive starting salary, and a diverse and fun working environment, we also offer excellent benefits including:

  • No weekends or evening work
  • A competitive basic salary
  • Uncapped Commission Scheme
  • Workplace Pension
  • Perks & Discounts
  • Opportunities for team building and training days
  • Full 25 days paid holiday + statutory bank holidays + your birthday day off!
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • Structured career progression, ongoing training, and personal performance reviews
  • Discount Vouchers
  • Discounted Gym membership
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Mental Health Support via Lifeworks
  • Eye test vouchers plus £50 towards new glasses.
  • Annual Volunteer Charity day

To be successful in this role, you should:

  • Be based commutable to the Basildon office.
  • Be driven by targets and KPIs and able to provide excellent customer service.
  • Be goal-orientated and driven to succeed.
  • Ideally, be experienced in advertising or digital media sales, but this is not essential.
  • Able to carry out consultative client calls via telephone
  • Able to work on your own initiative
  • Able to work both out on the field and remotely
  • You will be assigned territory in our South Essex region to manage and develop new business opportunities

This is a great opportunity to build your own client base within this highly rewarding industry with the support and backing of one of the largest regional news publishers in the UK.

Newsquest Media Group is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all community sections regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage/civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation. Our recruitment process will consist of various stages and activities, as part of our commitment to fairness to all applicants, we will take into account any adjustments that could help you.

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