Let us introduce ourselves. We are the Wireless Group and we recruit awesome people.
We believe that if you work for us, we can offer an exciting career path within one of the UK’s largest media organisations. Wireless Group is part of News UK, which is part of News Corp – a global media business focused on creating and distributing content that educates, entertains, informs and inspires our customers.
Our Radio GB division operates four national radio stations; including talkSPORT the world's biggest sports radio station, and Virgin Radio. It also operates 12 independent local radio (ILR) stations in England and Wales, and a number of digital radio multiplexes throughout GB.
Job Title: Sales Manager
Role Responsibilities: Right now we are looking for an experienced and ambitious sales manager for Tower FM, part of the Wireless Group of radio stations. Someone who has the drive to lead a team of account managers to success, whilst still having the passion to sell great ideas to their own new and existing clients.
You will work with your team of account managers, centred around Bolton and Bury, to drive performance, with the ultimate aim of delivering monthly and quarterly targets for Tower FM. You’ll do this by working with your team through coaching, dual calls and ongoing guidance, to drive sales activity, effective client meetings and face to face sales presentations The role demands someone with the spark and desire, to inspire and lead members of their team to deliver strong results, whilst still being self-motivated to deliver personal revenue goals.
Key Skills Required: You will have experience at leading successful teams within the radio or media industry, or you will be a highly proven and consistent target hitting senior seller, who is keen to share their experience with others, and make the step to management. You will be an excellent negotiator, a strong planner, a long term seller, experienced at developing close client relationships, a firm believer in the creative led sell and an excellent communicator with high level communication skills.
We are creating one of the strongest media teams in the North West selling advertising solutions across on and off air radio campaigns, online, digital solutions, sponsorship and promotions too.
So, if you are passionate about leading yourself and your team to target success, capable of planning and the accountability of forecasting revenue numbers, and a team leader with individual flair and people management skills, then we really need to talk. In return, we can offer you a competitive salary and commission.
In return for your previous experience and future potential we offer a competitive salary, commission structure, 25 days holiday and a range of other benefits.
Apply below, stating why you absolutely have to be considered for this job.
Closing date for receipt of applications is 5:30pm on Saturday 8th July 2017.
Wireless Group (GB) Limited is an Equal Opportunities employer.
"That sense of pride when a client says - Do you know what, I was sceptical about it all at the beginning but it's working well, thank you."
Gary Boyd Senior Account Manager Wish FM
"Its all about the team for me, what a great one, it makes a huge difference."
Angela Thomley Account Manager Wire FM
"Every day is different – which is exciting!"
Laura Davies SPI Executive
"Cracking team, great spirit and buzzing atmosphere!"
Michael Hayes AccountManager Wire FM
"For me it’s the team spirit & culture. It’s fun & rewarding industry to work in.Lots of banter & laughter which helps you gets your through the tough times.
Team camaraderie, there’s mutual trust and friendship amongst the sales team especially, everyone is willing each other on to succeed. "
Gill Sarath Sales Director North West
"I love to challenge and I love making a name for myself in the ‘industry’ as being a professional, game changer, loyal, reliable, trustworthy, determined and hardworking."
Ema Chesney Account Director Tower FM
"Every day is different, one day you can be pitching to a one man band and the next to a board of directors, it keeps the job exciting"
Tania Richardson Sales Manager Tower FM
"I like coming in to the banter and the positive vibes in the SPI/Creative Hub"
Stuart Timmins Creative Writer
"It’s a great working atmosphere, fun team to be part of and everyday is different."
Aaron Burgess Account Manager Wire FM