Group Sales Executive

Job Role

We have a brilliant opportunity to work with a new exciting publishing company - Great Run Publishing as a Group Sales Executive. 



Main Duties

You will be selling ad space over the telephone for the business, fixtures and web sections of the country’s biggest athletics magazine, as well as regional advertising in our new series of Great Run Magazines with a total circulation in excess of 120,000. You will be responsible for developing our classified ad section and developing new and existing business accounts to increase sales against agreed targets.

Based in our office in Covent Garden, London, you will spend much of your time liaising with new clients and existing clients face to face and via the telephone. We are looking for someone with bags of ambition and a desire to be successful in classified ad sales in order to rise quickly through the company!

If this sounds like something you would enjoy and you think you have the right skills then please get in touch today! This is a fantastic opportunity so don’t miss out.

There will be some travel involved initially during the induction period, between our Newcastle and London offices.


The ideal candidate will:

  • Demonstrable experience in a similar role
  • Be tenacious, resilient ambitious and have great communication skills
  • Agency selling experience would be an advantage
  • Have experience in sales, particularly telesales and face to face
  • Have a real interest in media and advertising
  • Be ambitious and have a desire to succeed
  • Ideally a love of athletics and road running

Additional Information

This role is working for Great Run Company's partner organisation - Athletics Weekly / Great Run Publishing. The Great Run Company is an accredited Disability Confident employer. We are committed to the aims of Disability Confident and in particular we will: •ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible, •communicate and promote all vacancies, •offer an interview to applicants with a disability who meet the minimum requirements, •anticipate and provide reasonable adjustments as required, •support any existing employee who acquires a disability of long-term health condition, enabling them to stay in work. As part of our commitment to Disability Confidence, we ask all applicants if they want to be considered under this scheme. By opting-in to this scheme, you are disclosing that you have a disability solely for the purpose of the interview guarantee and we will not assume nor infer that you wish to disclose or record your disability in any other way – including any reasonable work place adjustments you may need if you are employed.

Equal Opportunity Statement

Nova International is an equal opportunities employer. Please remember to remove your date of birth information before applying for this role.

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