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Sales Account Manager

  • Full Time
  • London

Website Dennis Publishing

SALES ACCOUNT MANAGER – MEDIA SALES (CYCLING)

We are looking for a passionate and skilled sales professional to join the Specialist Division at Dennis Publishing, representing the market-leading Cyclist brand.

The Opportunity

As a Sales Account Manager you will be responsible for contributing to the commercial success of the Cyclist brand within the Specialist division.

You will be required to devise and implement your own account strategy across a broad patch of tier-one cycling and lifestyle clients, maximising revenue across all platforms including print and digital display, partnerships, and events.

Utilising the resources of all other Dennis departments, you will be required to offer the highest level of insight, industry knowledge and strategic solutions to your clients.

You will report to the Senior Advertising Manager and work closely with the management team to shape the strategy and culture of the Cyclist brand.

Why you?

  • Proven record selling print and digital display, multi-platform content partnerships and events
  • Contacts within the cycling industry 
  • Interest and understanding of road cycling
  • Ability to think creatively and outside of the box when devising solutions for your clients
  • Proven track record of delivering on sales targets & increasing YOY revenue
  • Comfortable creating market-leading Powerpoint/Google Slides sales pitches
  • Experienced presenter with the ability to think of and tailor solutions quickly
  • Experience in creating new revenue streams and new opportunities within (and outside of) your immediate business patch
  • An exceptional negotiator, you’ll have a true passion for presenting, building complex creative pitches and closing sales.

Cyclist – www.cyclist.co.uk  

Cyclist is the multi-award-winning and market-leading premium road cycling media brand.  Launching in 2012 with a focus on design, photography and excellent writing, Cyclist showcases the most stunning rides from around the world, as well as getting the inside line on the latest bikes and kit, and behind the scenes with the biggest names in the sport. 

The Cyclist portfolio includes Cyclist magazine, the bi-annual gravel and adventure magazine Cyclist Off-Road, Cyclist.co.uk, Cyclist Track Day demo events and Cyclist Big Ride events.

Why Us?

At Dennis, we’re dedicated to creating brands that people want to work with, and a culture that people want to work in. We’re unique, and so are you. You’ll enjoy a host of benefits and perks when you join us, on top of a satisfying salary. And that’s not all:

We’re award winning. You will be working across award-winning brands and in award-winning teams and joining a culture where innovation and success are encouraged.

Our Commitment. We’re very proud to support The Heart of England Forest; an exciting and ambitious charity aiming to plant and preserve the largest native broadleaf forest in England. Founded by our late chairman, Felix Dennis, every employee gets the chance to plant a tree in their name so you can feel part of their vision.

We’re always thinking of you. You’ll have access to plenty of great benefits such as 28 days holiday, a contributory pension scheme and discounted gym membership.

We recognise hard work. Have you always dreamed of taking time out of work to travel the world? You’ll be given the opportunity to take a 6 week paid sabbatical after five years service. And if you’re lucky enough to win our Employee of the Year Award you’ll be sent on a holiday of a lifetime to a destination that certainly has the ‘wow’ factor.

We know how to have fun. Whether it’s swatting up for one of our pub quizzes, creating a costume for our famous fancy dress parties or taking part in a fitness challenge as part of our annual charity day – we can guarantee you will share the enjoyment of life at Dennis.

Being Brilliantly different is part of our DNA – our success is built upon it. What makes you unique is what makes us unique and we’re proud to foster and promote an environment of inclusivity and a celebration of individuality. Dennis does not discriminate. We recruit purely based on your skills, talent and your potential. If you feel you are right for the role, we’d very much like to hear from you!

To apply for this job please visit www.dennis.co.uk.

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