Job Summary


Location: Dublin City Centre & Work from Home

Salary: Dependent on experience

Contract: FTC

The Channel 4 Dublin Sales Team (Medialink) sells advertising across a portfolio of TV channels (Channel 4, E4, More 4 & Film 4 ) to the Irish Marketplace

Job Description

The Sales Exec role involves selling TV airtime across our portfolio of channels – all successful and established media brands - which offer something unique to the Irish market. Our office is based in Dublin city centre. The role, following the lifting of restrictions, will be 50% office-based, 50% home-based

The role involves dealing with media agency buyers both over the phone , by email and in person, so a confident and friendly manner is required. The successful candidate will be responsible for an agency portfolio and required to build relationships through regular contact – and to help promote Channel 4’s unique sales proposition and distinctive programming.

Much of the day-to-day role involves running systems, campaign set-up and monitoring, dealing with campaign queries and requests and sales reporting. The Sales Exec reports to a Sales Manager.

The candidate needs to have strong attention to detail, be numerate, organised, computer-literate, have a good knowledge of Excel and needs to be able to work well in a team environment and under pressure. Excellent communication skills and ideally a third level qualification are required.


ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Ideally has a strong media sales track record or media agency experience
  • Seeks out new challenges and enjoys building new relationships, confident in networking
  • Job holder must be a confident presenter
  • Has a good understanding of broadcast and digital media market in Ireland
  • The role requires proven organisational skills, high attention to detail , collaboration and team work
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and strong written and verbal communication skills

Anything else….yes we are looking for someone with a passion for selling and creating successful and collaborative relationships with our customers.

Self-motivation, a pride in doing a good job and a determination to succeed ….oh and an insatiable interest in TV is a must!

Closing date: 31st January. The package will be competitive and is dependent on experience. Please send your CV (in confidence) to Jean@medialink.ie