Job Advertising Sales Consultant – Recruitment Jobs Board, Bromsgrove
Agricultural and Farming Jobs
We are looking to recruit a passionate, resilient, driven and enthusiastic Job Advertising Sales Consultant to play a key role in selling job advertising space for our very successful industry specialist jobs board. You will be joining the business at an exciting and busy time to support the company’s continued growth.
Reporting to the Sales and Operations Manager, this is a full-time permanent role and will be based from our modern offices in Bromsgrove. Future flexible working options will be discussed following successful training and onboarding, based on output.
Are you an experienced advertising sales professional with successful new business development skills? Do you have experience of working with Jobs boards and the recruitment sector? Are you happy to pick up the phone and confidently speak to hiring managers within our specialist sectors? If so, this could be the job for you!
Working for us:
This unique and exciting opportunity seeks a professional with a proven successful Jobs board advertising sales or Recruitment Sales background, perhaps an ex-recruitment consultant who loves the client side of sales with strong business development skills who understands the importance of a detailed job brief and good application responses for all clients. We need a sales professional who genuinely wants to join a truly positive, forward thinking and industry recognised organisation in a key senior sales role with massive future potential!
As our Job Advertising Sales Consultant, you will be tasked with generating and following up on warm job advertising business from new and existing customers within this niche and specialist industry and inputting the adverts on to our leading industry website. www.agriFJ.co.uk
Within this role, you will have the opportunity to progress your career within an exceptionally well recognised and successful brand. You will also receive continued support, career and personal development, sales training support as well as having fun and achieving fantastic job satisfaction along the way! As well as earning lots of money too!
The Role & Responsibilities:
You will be responsible for the selling of online job advertising space on our niche jobs board (www.agriFJ.co.uk) to existing and new clients within our specific sectors.
You will be expected to make a number of quality calls per day to our international database of companies and you will be responsible for structuring your day and week accordingly to enable you to achieve your daily, weekly and monthly targets.
You will be expected to generate additional new client leads, follow up on leads, provide proposals, deliver presentations, negotiate packages and secure new business sales.
Through an understanding of your specialist market, you will be responsible for identifying new revenue opportunities from your brand and client base.
You will be expected to arrange and attend new client meetings, via video meetings and face to face, across the UK. You will also visit, and account manage your contracted client accounts when possible.
You will gain a comprehensive understanding of your advertising brand and services on offer in this niche market and gain a good understanding of your competitors including their products and positioning within the industry.
You will also offer your colleagues in the Recruitment team all cross-selling opportunities where relevant.
You will ensure that quality job adverts are placed in a timely manner and job applications are screened and forwarded, according to your client’s requirements.
On-going review of the sales processes and offer suggested improvements for the advertising division to the MD and Management team.
You will develop innovative and creative ideas for increasing sales.
You will be expected to represent the company to the highest standard to maintain our fantastic industry reputation.
You will be confident and driven to meet and exceed KPI’s and sales targets consistently.
You will meticulously manage your own sales / billings excel sheets.
The Ideal Candidate:
An experienced sales professional who is happy to pick up the phone and speak to decision makers at all levels of seniority.
Must be comfortable working at all levels in a very fast-paced and highly demanding environment. Drive, resilience, and positivity is a must!
Senior level sales experience in new business sales & account management experience essential.
Ability to grow and maintain valuable long-term client relationships.
Will have a proven track record of successfully hitting sales targets and growing a client base, taking leads from discovery through to close.
You must have an entrepreneurial personality, someone who owns their accounts proudly.
You must have an excellent understanding of job advertising sales (ideally online advertising).
Excellent communication, negotiation, and presentation skills as well as keen attention to detail.
Strong new business skills and tenacious approach to identifying leads and closing sales.
Possible ex recruitment consultant who understands how to place job adverts in our niche industry.
Experience of understanding a good job specification to be able to advise of improvements your clients could make to their adverts.
MUST have worked in recruitment and / or job advertising sales for 3+ years.
Experience or interest within the niche industry of Agriculture and Farming would be preferable.
Contacts within the industry would be highly beneficial.
You must be process driven, target focused and very well-organised to manage your time effectively within a busy daily routine following strict processes.
Ability to work within a team and work with individuals collaboratively, proactively and positively.
Must be well presented with a pleasant, friendly and confident telephone manner.
Must be IT literate and used to inputting quality precise information into a CRM database.
Must be able to travel to industry-specific shows and events.
Must be within commutable distance to our Bromsgrove, Worcestershire offices for weekly team meetings and ongoing training.
Confidence with your personal branding on LinkedIn would be highly beneficial.
Experience in posting job adverts across leading jobs boards would also be highly beneficial.
Resilience and a high work ethic are a MUST to be suitable for this role.
Package on offer:
Basic Salary c£26k DOE - To be discussed at interview.
Fantastic Commission Scheme available.
Company Nest Pension Scheme. (Following 3 months employment)
Ongoing sales training.
We offer many company Benefits, Incentives as well as a yearly team bonus depending upon team performance.
Fantastic Career Progression Plan to support career development.
Hours of work: Monday – Thursday 08:00 - 16:45 (30 mins lunch break).
Friday – 08:00 – 16:00 (30 mins lunch break).
Please see further information about why we think Agricultural and Farming Jobs is a fantastic place to work! https://www.agrifj.co.uk/about-us/join-us
If you think Agricultural and Farming Jobs could be the company for you, please send a copy of your latest CV to Louise Palmer, Sales & Operations Manager on office@agriFJ.co.uk, or contact Louise on; 07845 280661 for a confidential chat.