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Media Sales Executive, Warrington

Brand: Cheshire Life

Location: Daresbury (Warrington)

Closing date: Jan. 12, 2018

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Cheshire Life, Yorkshire Life, Lancashire Life, Living Edge and Derbyshire Life are all part of our county life magazines portfolio. All are glossy monthly lifestyle magazines that celebrate all that is great about life in our wonderful counties. At the heart of the magazines are features on; villages, towns and cities, society occasions, food & drink events, hotels, restaurants, as well as theatre, drama, ballet, music, festivals and family entertainment.

Working on these prestigious products we are looking for dynamic, driven, customer-focussed and experienced Advertising Sales Executives to join our expanding team at our brand new offices in Warrington. We are looking for confident communicators who thrive in a sales-focused, targeted environment.

Within this sales role you will be presenting digital advertising solutions to a database of new clients. You will as a result of consulting with them understand their needs and offer the right multi-platform campaigns such as digital display advertising, mobile websites, apps, content marketing, e-newsletters and social media. You will enjoy making sure that the new clients you engage with are inspired with genuine cost-effective ideas and solutions tailor-made for their business.

You will spend a proportion of your time processing adverts, chasing deadlines, uploading digital products and sending visuals to potential new clients. Therefore the need to have a good grasp of various databases/IT skills alongside time management is key for success in the role.


  • Proven telephone sales experience
  • Strong B2B sales background
  • Proven track record in selling to SMEs/professional businesses
  • Excellent business acumen, able to converse well with a range of clients
  • Ideally from an advertising/marketing media background
  • Preference to win new business and create own leads
  • Working knowledge of print and digital solutions
  • Willing to learn and develop within the media industry
  • Good working knowledge of a range of IT systems
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong time management


  • Basic starting salary of up to £22,000
  • Achievable monthly commission structure and on-target earnings of £8,400 per annum
  • 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
  • Structured career progression, ongoing training and personal performance reviews


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. All applications and enquiries will be dealt with in the strictest confidence.


Archant is a privately owned media company serving geographical and specialist interest communities across a wide range of media and employing around 1,400 staff.

It is the fifth largest regional newspaper publisher in the UK with titles in East Anglia, London, Kent and the South West, publishing 1.6 million copies a week in print and reaching six million readers a month online. Its portfolio of more than 50 news brands includes the Eastern Daily Press in Norfolk, the East Anglian Daily Times in Suffolk and the Ham & High in London.

Archant is the largest publisher of regional and local lifestyle magazines and associated digital media in the UK. It also owns a range of specialist magazine titles circulating mainly in the UK and USA. Its portfolio of 80 magazine titles reaches an average of more than three million readers every month across the UK. In recent years it has extended its activities into exhibitions, events and digital media focused on the Weddings and French property markets.

Archant has a broad portfolio of digital media assets and marketing services supporting its more traditional media.

The group, which was founded in 1845, has its roots in Norwich where most of its back office functions are located and has frontline staff based in the communities that it serves across the UK.

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