Account Executive - PR / Media
- 100% new business role
- Selling B2B surveys to PR agencies
- Full sales cycle- prospecting to a face-to-face close
The Role: This company are seeking a driven, dynamic and conscientious team player to join their market research media business. The account executive will be brought in to win new business- selling business-to-business surveys to PR agencies. Prospecting key decision makers within these agencies, the successful account executive will be experienced prospecting over the phone, organising several meetings on a monthly basis and looking to close those deals face-to-face. Some experience of the above is preferable but the company are passionate about providing the tools for success in industry standard on-the-job training. Benefitting from a close-knit team, the business development executive will have the potential to earn up to £10k in commission. This role would be perfect for someone looking to capitalise on some limited or initial sales knowledge and propel themselves into a vibrant, exciting new business career.
The Company: With a city centre office location in Glasgow, this company specialise in delivering market research obtained through surveys to the PR industry. Taking the time to understand a client's key demographic, this company help them formulate a project and strategy surrounding survey release. This company serve to engage the right target audience for the client- ensuring that the completed surveys help provide a real insight into what their key demographic would be most interested to 'see'. The company itself remains a sterling competitor in the market research field and have continued to rocket from strength to strength in the ten years they have been in business. The business is passionate about increasing their growth.
As Account Executive, your responsibilities will include:
- Engaging with PR agencies & clients directly- gaining commitment
- Retaining & growing the accounts that you bring on
- Experience meeting & closing business facet-to-face
For this Account Executive position, we are looking for individuals who meet the following criteria:
- Some sales experience
- Great organisational skills of paramount importance
- Vibrant, driven, engaging personality essential for success
Benefits of this Account Executive role:
- Up to £25k depending on experience with £6-10k OTE
- Opportunities for progression
- Vibrant working environment and with supportive, forward thinking management
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