Advertising Sales Executive (Entry Level)
Up to £26,000 per annum, basic salary (OTE £35,000)
Are you an enthusiastic individual looking to kick-start an exciting career? Want to take on an important role where your passion, ambition and love for talking to people will be well-rewarded? If so, read on.
We’re Gumtree, the UK’s leading classifieds site. Created by two friends looking to help people like themselves settle in a new city, we began life as an online platform for buying and selling spare things.
Today, almost two decades on, we’ve grown into a highly-successful site with over 16 million unique visitors every month.
We’re part of the eBay Classified Group, the world-leader in online classifieds, with 12 brands that span the globe.
Due to internal promotion, we’re looking for an Advertising Sales Executive to join our talented team in Richmond.
- Basic salary of up to £26,000 per annum
- Commission (OTE £35,000)
- Progression opportunities
- Free breakfast and snacks every day
- A sociable, dress down environment where we put our people first
- Top Performer events and holiday incentives
- Discounts at local bars, gyms, restaurants and health and beauty salons
This is an amazing opportunity to take the first steps in your sales career with a fresh-thinking company that’s on a mission to help create a world where people share more and waste less.
Based in vibrant, modern offices in a great location by the river, you’ll be supported to increase your abilities and learn the ins and outs of what Gumtree offers. This includes access to our sales academy, which will provide you with world-class training and a hands-on learning experience.
As an Advertising Sales Executive, you’ll win new business for one of our four classified verticals: Motors, Property, Jobs and Services.
You’ll play a pivotal role in the Gumtree team, highlighting the benefits of our solutions to customers and then working with them to strategically deliver growth and maximise retention.
Organisation will be just as important as your people skills, and you’ll need to present a professional front at all times, especially when meeting face-to-face with customers at industry events.
While no experience is required, to join us as an Advertising Sales Executive, you’ll need:
- A passion for speaking to new people and building relationships
- Great communication skills
- A highly-organised approach to your work
- A positive, can-do attitude
Other companies may call this role Trainee Sales Executive, Graduate Advertising Sales Rep, Junior Sales Representative, Junior Account Executive, Sales Account Executive, BDE or New Business Development Executive.
Gumtree are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.
So, if you want to build an exciting career as an Advertising Sales Executive, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.
Working hours: 9:00 – 17:30, Monday to Friday