Join the Women’s Running team as a Senior Advertising Sales Executive

Work for a dedicated, award-winning running brand in a dynamic publishing company as a Senior Advertising Sales Executive

Women’s Running is looking for a Senior Advertising Sales Executive to join Anthem Publishing to help us shape the running industry.

Why work for us?

We’ve got a fantastic opportunity to join an award-winning and dynamic publishing company working on a world-class media brand.

Women’s Running is the UK’s biggest community for women who love to run. We have a growing website, print magazine, social channels, e-newsletters and podcast, and our purpose is to support, encourage and inspire women to run their very best.

Senior Advertising Sales Executive role

We’re looking for a passionate salesperson to join our brilliant team to promote and sell Anthem’s media products and services to existing and potential customers. You’ll have the drive and commitment to achieve mutually agreed targets and maintain excellent relationships with all our clients.

The role of a Women’s Running Senior Advertising Sales Executive encompasses managing a mix of new, existing and lapsed clients who are looking to market their business through our print, audio, video and digital channels.

Things you’ll be involved in:

  • Deliver professional sales presentations to potential clients, either by phone, video or in person.
  • Explain the commercial benefits of connecting with our audience across our mix of channels.
  • Be the expert in the brand sector and keep up to date with all brand, sector and audience research.

What do you need to be our Senior Advertising Sales Executive?

These are some of the things you can bring to the role, along with the required two years minimum previous Sales or Media Experience:

  • an outgoing personality and great interpersonal skills
  • persuasiveness
  • confidence
  • customer service experience
  • adept at maintaining relationships
  • listening skills
  • resilience
  • creativity
  • adaptability
  • organisation skills and eye for detail
  • adept at multi-tasking
  • reliability
  • being honest and trustworthy.

Ideally, you’ll understand social media channels, web traffic and e-data. This is the perfect role for someone with a passion for media and an avid interest in wellbeing and healthy living.

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Senior Advertising Sales Executive salary

£24,000 – £28,000 per annum (subject to experience) plus commission on successful target achievement.

Working arrangements

Anthem’s office is based in Bath, Piccadilly House, London Road, Bath, BA1 6PL. We’re offering hybrid/remote working in this role. You’ll be fully equipped to enable remote working but will be expected to work from our Bath office at least once a month to attend the Women’s Running team meeting along with the strategy sessions every 6 months. Working from the office is expected when working on tasks that require a high level of collaboration and for training sessions.

How to apply for this job

This is the perfect role for someone with a passion for media and an avid interest in wellbeing and healthy living. You should have an engaging personality, be highly organised, creative, and ambitious. To apply, send your covering letter and CV to:

If you’re still reading, we think there’s a strong chance you could be a great fit. Unfortunately, research suggests by this stage, 60% of women and underrepresented people might have already talked themselves out of applying. Even if you don’t check every box above, we want to encourage you to introduce yourself. We believe a diversity of perspectives and experiences makes a team stronger — and the stronger our team, the closer we are to encouraging and inspiring our community of incredible women.

Closing date: 7th July 2023.


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