Classified Telesales Executive
Centurycomm Ltd is a media company which focuses on horseracing, greyhounds, football and sports betting. The company publishes a daily national newspaper and runs multiple websites and mobile products including RACINGPOST.com. It also has an iPad newspaper app and a growing syndication operation as well as two weekly newspapers and a books division.
The business employs approximately 280 permanent staff and also hires freelancers and contractors.
The business has invested significantly in the development of digital services for both existing and potential markets. Racing Post is a leading digital publisher with a number of world-class websites, spearheaded by
RACINGPOST.com, which includes an online subscription service. Racing Post has developed award-winning mobile and tablet products that are crucial in extending the appeal of the brand to a new audience. In addition to racing-related products, the company is also expanding its digital product range into sports such as football.
An opportunity for a Classified Telesales Executive has arisen in our commercial department. This role requires selling advertising and initiating new commercial opportunities across all classified channels, with a specific focus on meeting and exceeding sales targets.As a Telesales Executive you must be sharp, highly motivated with the ability and desire to hit and exceed targets. Positive and confident in your approach, you must also possess strong organizational and communication skills. The role involves making a minimum of 20 effective calls per day by contacting existing, lapsed and new advertisers.
The ideal candidate will be creative in developing new advertising streams and concepts for new features. You will demonstrate initiative and have previous experience of working towards tight deadlines. In addition, you should have a good standard of education, possess excellent organisational skills, be proactive and operate with a high degree of accuracy. This is an ideal opportunity for an ambitious and target driven telesales professional to join a company offering training and excellent career progression prospects.
To apply, please send your CV with a covering letter to or Human Resources Department, Racing Post, 23rd Floor, One Canada Square, London, E14 5AP
Closing date for all applications is 5pm, Friday May 30, 2014.