Product Sampling Sales Manager

Sales professional / Account Management / Experiential agency / Product Sampling

Job Type: Permanent

Job Reference: Website role

Position: Full Time

Location: London, W1G 0JN

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Great training and flexible benefits

Description:

Ready to take on a new challenge in your sales career? Are you an ambitious sales professional hungry to exceed monthly sales targets?

This is an exciting new role at the UK’s premier audience engagement agency for the Publishing Industry. Gold Key Media work with iconic brands such as Vogue, Conde Nast Traveller, Grazia, GQ, Financial Times, Heat, National Geographic, Men’s Health, Harper’s Bazaar, and Cosmopolitan.

A new division of the business will be our selling product sampling services directly to FMCG brands such as Coca-Cola, Dove, and Gillette wishing to sampling their products to a highly desirable professional audience through our network of magazine racks located in high profile corporate buildings in London, Birmingham and Manchester, such as Deutsche Bank, Credit Suisse, HSBC, American Express, Google, Sky, and Adidas, and using our experienced merchandising staff at city commuter points and popular events like Taste of London.

We are seeking a high calibre salesperson with an excellent network of contacts in this sector to spearhead this new growth area.

About the Role:

Do you have product sampling/experiential agency experience?  This is essential to deliver in this role.

As our Product Sampling Sales Manager you will lead the way in selling Gold Key Media product sampling services to publishers, agencies and directly to brands.  Your clear and timely bespoke sales proposals will be tailored around campaign objectives and budgets.

You’ll also be responsible for identifying new opportunities via new routes to market and through the development of new partnerships allowing us to drive additional revenue from our existing client base.

Through managing our on-going client accounts, you’ll ensure prompt and effective communication in response to all queries and work closely with our Operational teams to ensure all requests are actioned within agreed time frames.

Reporting to our Business Development Director you’ll provide weekly updates on clear strategic plans for growth including budget and revenue projections and key client targets you’ve produced.

Through representing Gold Key Media at industry events, together with social media, trade press and networking you will market our services to the relevant sectors.

Essential Skills:

As our Product Sampling Sales Manager you will be able to demonstrate:

  • Business Development experience
  • Project management
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • The desire to succeed at a new challenge
  • Goal orientation
  • Customer service
  • Achieving Sales Targets

Please apply to oliver.morgan@gkml.co.uk