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Sales Manager

Location: Gatwick, West Sussex Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + commission
Sector: Marketing Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Max Crawley-Moore

Sales Manager | Media Industry | Permanent | £40,000 - £60,000 + Comms | Gatwick

My client, a media company based in Gatwick, are seeking a Sales Manager on a permanent basis.

This role will take responsibility for two high-profile international exhibitions to generate sales across a variety of platforms.

Sales Manager will be responsible for:

  • Generating new business, increasing pipeline and bringing on new prospects
  • Grow relationships with key accounts by planning and tailoring their marketing activities using a consultative approach with the intention of growing YOY spend
  • Pitch clients over the phone and through face to face meetings
  • Attend competitor events
  • Track and manage the sales forecast while ensuring to update internal systems.

Ideal Sales Manager's will display:

  • Experience in high profile media sales - capable of directly negotiating with the leading brands and agencies.
  • Existing knowledge of the travel retail sector is an advantage
  • An ability to grasp and serve the needs of the fast-moving business strategies of the brands
  • Ability to establish strong relationships and to take part in the many launches and other social activities which are part and parcel of Cannes and Singapore.
  • A good team leader/player - able to get the extra mile out of the highly-pressurised onsite editorial and production teams.
  • You will be a good administrator able to procure and manage the logistics
  • You must have ideas and vision - the two events are succeeding but require constant re-invention in both print, and in terms of the need of an online proposition.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Media Sales Manager to take the reins of two international high profile events with massive scope to make a large volume of profitable sales.

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