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Media Sales Executive, Barnstaple

Brand: Agricultural Trader

Location: Barnstaple

Closing date: Nov. 22, 2019

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This opportunity is working on two successful publications, Agricultural Trader and Country Smallholding, selling print and digital advertising solutions to both new and existing advertisers throughout the UK.

Agricultural Trader is a market-leading title that gives the industry a targeted audience for potential buyers of farming machinery/tractors, buildings or supplies. Country Smallholding tells readers all they need to know about 'the good life' and advertisers have a great audience to sell livestock, feed, fencing, chicken coops and many other connected equipment and products.

We will teach you all you need to know, through a very supportive team in Barnstaple as well as classroom and online training that you can access throughout your journey with us. So you will very quickly learn the print and digital advertising solutions that work best for customers and feel confident to explain these options and benefits to them.

The right candidate for us will be someone who knows they have confident communication skills, enjoys having targets to achieve, is happy to pick the phone up and speak to new customers, has great listening and questioning ability and is happy to learn and develop their skills with us.


  • Telephone sales experience
  • Confident communication skills
  • Desire to work as part of a team
  • Preference to working to targets
  • Broad knowledge of advertising/marketing or an interest in this field


  • Salary £18k rising to £19,000 (pro rata) after probation
  • £8,400 per annum OTE potential
  • Full 25 days paid holiday + statutory bank holidays
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Archant Gold - matched charity fundraising
  • Give As You Earn - tax-free charity giving scheme


If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your CV to asap.

Please note that if you have not been invited in for an interview within two weeks of your application, then you can assume on this occasion that you have been unsuccessful.

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