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Advertising Sales Executive — History Titles


Current Publishing is a specialist publishing business that focuses on the history and heritage sector. We are looking for an enthusiastic and ambitious graduate to assist in driving the advertising revenues for our consumer magazines, websites, and annual conferences.

This is a fantastic opportunity to start a career in publishing, especially if you have an interest in history or archaeology. With support from the Advertising Sales Manager, you will be keen to learn the art of negotiating and will be expected to sell advertising space in print and online. As such, you will be self-motivated, confident, and happy to work to targets and deadlines. Full training will be given.

You will be educated to degree level and though previous experience in advertising sales is not mandatory, familiarity with an office environment will be beneficial.

The position is full-time/permanent and commission is paid on attainment of set targets. You will report to the Advertising Sales Manager.

Job Specification

Responsibilities will include:

  • Generating sales revenue across print and online products, plus sales income for our annual conferences
  • Locating new advertising opportunities and maintaining existing partnerships
  • Managing and maintaining a contact database for clients
  • Issuing sales confirmations to clients and chasing artwork copy
  • Conducting presentations and formal/informal meetings
  • Liaising with the Editorial team regarding history-themed features
  • Regular presentation of sales data to the Advertising Sales Manager

Location: Chiswick, West London
Salary: £18,000 plus commission

To apply please email your CV to mike@currentpublishing.com