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Part-Time Media Sales Executive, Stevenage

Brand: The Herts Advertiser

Location: Stevenage

Closing date: Nov. 22, 2019

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Would you like to create your perfect work/life balance? Are you looking for an opportunity that will fit around school hours? Could you do more with the flexibility? Then we have created two opportunities for media sales executives working 18 hours that could be ideal for you.

You will be selling digital and print advertising options for our well-loved newspaper titles the Herts Advertiser/Comet Series, as well as numerous magazines and digital options. These well-known media platforms enable local businesses to advertise their own brands, events and services and as a Media Sales Exec you would be calling both new and existing customers to understand their advertising needs and talk them through future features and advertising options that will work well for them.

It’s important that you know you would thrive in a targeted, sales-focused role and enjoy the buzz of this environment. We are looking for someone who has the energy, determination and resilience and would work hard to learn, grow and develop.

The team is extremely well managed, with excellent online and classroom training facilities. So if you are willing to learn and commit to a long-term opportunity like this then we will set you up for success and we would very much like to hear from you.


  • Willing to learn and develop within the media industry
  • Wanting a long-term permanent opportunity
  • Looking for part-time hours
  • Great communication skills
  • Enjoys the buzz of a target-driven sales environment
  • Wants a supportive team environment
  • Happy to make outgoing calls and build relationships with businesses


  • Salary £17,500 + £8,400 potential in OTE (pro rata)
  • Full 25 days paid holiday + statutory bank holidays, pro rata
  • 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


If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your CV to as soon as possible. In your cover email please let us know why these part-time hours would suit you and why you believe this position is ideal for you.

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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