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Account Manager: Telesales

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

With an exciting opportunity to join our dynamic sales team, this is your chance to join one of the UK's largest media publishers, encompassing an award winning portfolio of 5 national titles, 130 regional titles and over 500 digital products.

If you have a real passion for building relationships with clients and seeking out new business, this could be the role for you....

As a business we have diversified our commercial product range. We now offer everything from the traditional in print and online advertising to web build solutions, Google AdWords, social media management and much more.

Role Responsibility

The role involves working with new and lapsed customers with a heavy focus on generating new revenues and customers through telephone based activity. You will acquire customers through an achievement of high conversion rates, by canvassing cold business opportunities and existing ad hoc clients. Building relationships with both new and existing clients, you will understand which suite of products and services is most appropriate to the client need. You will deliver clear and concise sales messages to build loyalty and delivering customer service remains a key priority. Ensuring a high standard of communication at all times, you will be expected to keep abreast of new product developments and present these to your client base.

The Ideal Candidate

We are looking for talented enthusiastic individuals who can demonstrate a degree of digital product knowledge and understanding, keen to pursue a sales based role in the media industry. Excellent communication skills and the ability to handle objections effectively will help you to succeed in this role. Most importantly of all, you will be a confident self starter and comfortable working in a KPI-driven environment, selling a multitude of products. Excellent spelling and grammar is essential as administration duties are part of your daily duties.

You will receive four weeks intensive training and ongoing support to help you become successful in your role. Your hard work will be rewarded with a generous commission structure and opportunities to progress in the future.

Package Description

  • £17,062.50 basic salary, rising to £19,000 after successful probation completion
  • Monthly bonus up to £1200
  • Quarterly bonus up to £1000
  • On-going development and real career progression across the group
  • Excellent commission structure
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, childcare vouchers, cycle scheme, holiday purchase and other employee discount schemes
  • Flexible working pattern

Trinity Mirror plc is committed to equal opportunity for all. We may collect relevant data for monitoring as part of our candidate registration process.

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