Sales Assistant

Job Type:
Full Time
Inner London

£18,000 to £18,000 per annum
£18000 per annum

Sales Assistant required by specialist media agency working within the educational arena based Central London W1.  Initial 9 month maternity cover contract with potential to develop into permanent position. £18K per annum pro rata’d.

We now have an exciting opportunity for a confident and motivated Sales Assistant to join the team.  The successful candidate will need to have excellent attention to detail, be highly organised and able to respond to clients and media agency enquiries promptly and concisely.  A good all-rounder who is articulate and with excellent oral and written communication skills, you will need to be confident when  presenting our communication solutions on paper and in-person/over the phone This is a fantastic career opportunity for someone to become an important member of the team with a high level of responsibility and accountability.

Key Responsibilities:
- Assist the Senior Sales Executive with the day-to-day management of the client portfolio (e.g. Universities, Apprenticeship & School Leaver Programmes, Technology and Publishing).
- Undertake research on behalf of the Senior Sales Executive and the wider Sales Team where required. This will include research on particular products, brands, initiatives and news stories, and also contact sourcing via LinkedIn and phone conversations.
- Create sales presentations and client proposals for the Sales Team, as required.
- Ensure the sales contact database is kept up to date.
- Once the Senior Sales Executive departs for 6 months Maternity Leave, the Sales Assistant will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the Senior Sales Executives portfolio. This will include liaising directly with both media agencies and clients to achieve agreed sales targets. There will be a level of reporting to the Senior Sales Executive required during this period of leave, which shall be agreed once a suitable candidate has been found.

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