Digital Sales Executive

- Opportunity to join a FTSE 100 business with fantastic industry recognition and clear career pathway
- Closing new business opportunities and developing relationships with prospective clients in the consumer brand space
- Selling a range of digital media solutions, working alongside a market leading, B2B event portfolio

  • Digital Sales Executive

    Sector: Digital Media and Advertising

    Location: Central London

    Basic: £40-45,000 + £12,000 OTE in Year 1 (uncapped)

    The Role: This is an incredible opportunity for an experienced digital advertising salesperson to join a FTSE 100 business in London, working on one of their market-leading, global portfolios. As a Digital Sales Executive, you will be responsible for:

    • Qualifying marketing leads and outbound prospecting over the phone/LinkedIn etc.
    • Pitching a range of digital media solutions such as digital advertising, programmatic advertising, content marketing and branded white-papers etc.
    • Overseeing the retention and commercial expansion of your account portfolio

    The Digital Sales Executive will be manage the entire sales cycle, from lead gen to close, and will be speaking to senior decision makers within the brand licensing space, working with SMEs and mid-market brands in the UK and across Europe. Key verticals include Retail, Fashion, Film and TV, Sports and Publishing.

    The successful candidate will have a focus on developing client relationships in person, both in meetings and at industry events. They will travel internationally multiple times a year for networking opportunities and to close business.

    The Company: Our client is a global provider of market-leading events, media and B2B publications. Off the back of huge success from their flagship Brand Licensing event portfolio they are now looking to expand their digital media sales team to maximise their revenue goals across Europe. They offer a fast-paced, collaborative, team environment which is perfectly suited to a proactive, career-driven salesperson.

    This FTSE 100 business is well revered in the B2B Media industry and offers a secure working environment with strong personal development opportunities and career progression.

    Requirements: For this Digital Sales Executive role, we are looking for individuals who meet the following criteria:

    • 2+ years of digital advertising or media sales experience (Required)
    • New business B2B sales background in a complex, consultative environment
    • Experience selling to C-level decision makers within retail or consumer brands is a bonus

    Benefits of the Digital Sales Executive role:

    • £40-45K basic + £12k OTE in Year 1 (uncapped commission)
    • 25 days holiday (rising to 27 after 2 years) + day off on your birthday
    • Hybrid working (2 days a week in office), sociable team culture, pension and healthcare
    • Clear and realistic progression opportunities into senior sales or leaderships positions