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Sales Manager

Zoek Pin Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England

28000.0000 - 35000.0000

Permanent (Full time)

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Do you have high-flying career ambitions? Pilot, the UK’s bestselling and most respected general aviation media brand is looking for a new Sales Manager.

As Sales Manager you will be responsible for the team sales activity for our Pilot portfolio, consisting of Britain’s best-selling General Aviation magazine and two market-leading websites. As well as managing a small team you will have your own clients to work with to create specifically targeted advertising campaigns using a multi-media approach.

You and your team are working to monthly targets, placing advertisers’ brands in front of a very enthusiastic audience using print, digital, social media and content marketing as appropriate for each client’s bespoke campaign.

You will be experienced at getting the best from a team and be able to generate new ideas, create leads, enthuse and motivate. You will work closely with the editorial team to understand and influence future content that will interest the readers and advertisers alike.

The majority of your client liaison and contact is achieved over the phone but there are specialist shows and events you have the opportunity to attend throughout the UK to promote the magazines, network and build new contacts.

The role is ideally located in Cheltenham however the location can be flexible for the right candidate. We have offices throughout the country and working from home can also be considered.

Key Attributes:

  • Leading from the front.

  • You need to be prepared to get stuck in and lead by example.

  • Strong work ethic.

  • A high level of output will be needed in order to cover the market and maximise revenue.

  • Collaborative.

  • You will need to engage your team and colleagues around the business in order to drive the brand forwards and deliver revenue.

  • Adaptable.

  • You’ll need to speak to different types of people and businesses throughout the day, sell a multitude of different solutions and come up with new ideas to sell.

Preferable Attributes

  • Experience of driving sales teams to achieve set targets
  • Ability to motivate and boost morale
  • Great customer contact strategies
  • Digital nous - creative with new solutions & ideas
  • Strong sales background preferably within the media/advertising
  • Outstanding communication skills both written & verbal
  • Proven telesales experience
  • Proven track record of delivering new business.
  • Previous experience in a customer facing role.
  • Knowledge of building successful pipelines.
  • Understanding of General Aviation

What can we offer you?

  • Basic salary of up to £28,000 (depending upon experience)

  • Monthly bonus structure and on-target earnings of £9,900 annum

  • Car allowance, laptop and phone

  • Flexible working (subject to approval)

  • Full 25 days paid holiday + statutory bank holidays

  • On the job training via dedicated Learning and Development team

  • Employee benefits scheme, including

  • Retail discounts

  • Mobile phone discount

  • Gym discounts

  • Financial wellbeing hub

  • Cycle to Work scheme

  • Archant Gold - matched charity fund raising

  • Give as You Earn - tax-free charity giving scheme


If this opportunity sounds right for you, then apply today! Send your CV to us asap.

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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