We are seeking a highly motivated International Commercial Manager to work on our portfolio of trade and consumer events, awards ceremonies, websites and publications. Our well-established and high-quality brands connect consumers and business leaders in the spirits industry across the globe.Responsibilities
You have a passion for selling, an excellent track record in face to face and telephone sales and thrive by working towards monthly, quarterly and annual targets. A strong sales background is vital, with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in media, sponsorship or exhibition sales.
Reporting into our Commercial & Events Director the role will be responsible for managing a number of core brands, including American Whiskey Magazine and Whisky Live. You will also be responsible for advertising sales in our global publications, exhibition stand sales at our consumer events as well as obtaining trade sponsorship for multiple trade awards ceremonies and conferences.
The role is based from our Norwich office and will require some overseas travel.
- 2 years + experience in sales for publications, events or awards
- Strong communication and relationship building skills
- Exemplary organisation & management skills
- Negotiation experience
- Ability to work to tight deadlines and under pressure
- Ability to travel internationally
- A language (French or Spanish) would be an advantage but is not essential
This is an excellent opportunity to join a fast-growing company, who have quadrupled the size of their workforce over the past three years and had to move into a modern new office space to accommodate their fast-growing, dynamic team. The position includes profit share, international travel and real opportunity for growth and progression in the company.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: £27,000.00 to £29,000.00 /year
No agencies please – Paragraph’s policy is always to recruit directly and to promote within.
Interviews will take place w/c 21st October 2019. Ideally we would like the candidate in place by 18th November 2019, but understand if this is unachievable.
To apply for this position please send your Curriculum Vitae along with a cover letter to JamesH@paragraph.co.uk