Brand: Yorkshire Life
Location: Home Based
Closing date: March 13, 2018
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Yorkshire Life and Derbyshire Life are market-leading lifestyle magazines that celebrate all that is great about life in these wonderful counties. At the heart of the magazines are features on villages, towns and cities, society occasions and food & drink events, hotels and restaurants, as well as fashion and interiors.
Ideally based in East Yorkshire or North Derbyshire, we are looking for a Field Sales Team Manager who is inspirational at coaching, motivating and getting the best from sales teams that operate from home and visit advertisers throughout the counties. The team are responsible for selling print and digital advertising opportunities that the portfolio of magazines offers. They are working to monthly financial targets, focusing on customers’ needs, creating advertising campaigns, meeting new clients, and being on-brand in representing these beautiful magazines.
It’s important to emphasise that this is a hands-on operational role and for the majority of your week you will be out in the field with your team, dual calling, meeting clients, coaching and mentoring the team to success. You will run weekly meetings where appointment setting, 1-1s, reviews and new ideas and goals are discussed.
Alongside the operational element of this role, you will also be looking after key clients across Yorkshire and Derbyshire.
The role will also give you scope to liaise with editorial and circulation teams to plan content and platforms – flat planning. You will be involved in the ongoing development of these magazines, creating new strategies; injecting them with new ideas and seeing the titles go from strength to strength. You will also be involved in attending networking events across the counties.
This is an exciting senior role within Archant and ideal for an experienced individual who has a real passion for the media industry and is seeking their next long-term challenging role. Practically you will need to live as central as possible within the counties of Yorkshire and Derbyshire as your home will be your base. There will be extensive driving throughout the entire week.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE:
SALARY, BONUS & BENEFITS
Very shortly after receiving your CV, if we are interested we will call you to understand why you believe you have all the right attributes and are perfect to be shortlisted for interview, so please be prepared and look forward to this phone call. We will be short-listing and interviewing candidates on a rolling basis so please apply. All applications and enquiries will be dealt with in the strictest confidence.
We are Archant. The UK’s leading local media company.
Archant people are driven, motivated and passionate about positive change.
We are proud of our history…of our trusted, market-leading heritage newspaper and magazine brands that remain an integral part of everyday life.
But we’re forward-thinking people too. We obsess about innovation, creativity, service and expertise, relentlessly striving to be the most engaging media in every community we serve.
We are on a mission to make digital marketing accessible to all. We build websites, provide complete SEO services and deliver targeted, bespoke digital campaigns that fit our clients’ objectives seamlessly.
We produce video, animation, e-newsletters, apps, blogs – content that brings storytelling to life.
We stage vibrant, celebrated, must-attend events where like-minded people come together…
And because we’re ideas people, we think fluidly. Our multi-award winning ‘New European’ national tabloid broke all records as the fastest newspaper launch in history – just nine days from concept to hitting the shops.
You can discover what it’s like to work here in our Careers Centre at www.archant.co.uk/careers and for a complete view of our portfolio, visit www.archanthub.co.uk
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