Brand: Bride (bridemagazine.co.uk)
Location: Daresbury (Warrington)
Closing date: Sept. 14, 2018
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Due to Archant’s continual expansion plans we have a fantastic new opportunity for a Weddings Account Manager. Based remotely or at our brand new offices in Daresbury, this exciting, fast-paced role will see you working across a variety of bridal magazines and shows. You will be calling current and potential advertisers and gaining their interest in having an exhibition stand at a show, magazine advertising and/or having a digital presence, e-newsletter or a presence on our very successful bridal app.
This new opportunity will be working on Lancashire Bride, Cheshire Bride, Marry in the North West alongside our other fantastic products. The whole Bride portfolio includes 14 regional Bride magazines 8 venue guides, 15 one-day wedding shows, 3 Marry in the magazines across the UK, 7 two-day wedding shows and 2 wedding planning apps. These products enable us to connect advertisers with thousands of customers across the UK.
It is vital that you know you thrive on picking up the phone and connecting with new clients; that you know you build rapport naturally on the phone and have proven experience of winning and building relationships. You will also excel at consulting, listening, presenting and closing sales.
You will use your own proactive initiative to create leads and work independently to achieve new client wins and see your advertising revenue increase. Although this is predominantly a telephone sales role, there are some opportunities to go and meet with potential customers and talk them through the portfolio of choices face to face – therefore the need to be able to drive is essential.
There is the opportunity to attend the shows at weekends which will prove vital in networking and cementing relationships with clients. There are many shows throughout the year and the minimum requirement is to attend at least four.
This is a superb opportunity for a sales-focused individual who will enjoy dealing with a range of clients and providing them with creative, relevant, advertising campaigns.
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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.
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