Media Sales Executive

As a Media Sales Executive you will sell print and digital advertising and associated projects, via telephone and face-to-face, for dedicated healthcare journals.
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Do you want to work for a forward thinking, creative and continuously expanding media organisation?

Do you want to work somewhere where your contribution across the business, no matter how small, will be recognised and celebrated?

Are you someone who loves a challenge and thrives in delivering market leading content to your audiences?

Are you looking for a successful career in media sales?

Yes? Let's explore the fantastic career opportunity below at Mark Allen Group.

Mark Allen Group consists of seven divisions: MA Healthcare, MA Business, MA Agriculture, MA Education, MA Exhibitions, MA Music Leisure & Travel and MA Dentistry Media. 

We are continuously looking to invite driven, ambitious, and enthusiastic candidates into our MAG family across our lucrative businesses. We are a trusted, family-owned media company specialising in offering professional content and services to global audiences. Content is key to everything that we do, be it across print, digital or events.

We’re not interested in fitting in to what a media company is supposed to look like. We are not wallflowers. Our ever-increasing business has rapidly grown from its humble beginnings and we’re only just getting started….

We can offer you:

  • Ongoing training and development
  • Salespeople - uncapped commission uncapped
  • Stability - continued growth across our portfolios, even in 2020!
  • Opportunities - 13 new acquisitions added to our business so far in 2021
  • Investing time in our people
  • Flexible working (hybrid, home, and office)
  • A platform where every opinion counts
  • Inspirational, forward thinking senior leaders
  • The chance to join our dedicated Equality, Diversity & Inclusion groups such as our Gender Equality Network and MA PRIDE.
  • An opportunity to give back. The MA Foundation is a charitable foundation recently established by Mark Allen Group as a conduit for employees to coordinate their fundraising efforts. Currently supporting Young Minds and Stop the Traffik. 

As well as:

  • To start you will have 25 days holiday to enjoy which increases after continuous service
  • Know anyone else who would love to join us? Great! You can earn a generous bonus by referring a colleague or friend once you are an employee
  • The company will pay the cost of a standard eye test once every two years or sooner if recommended by an optician
  • Life assurance eligible from day one
  • Cycle scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Pension contribution
  • Company sick pay
  • Christmas closure
  • #MAGSWAG - if you are successful, keep an eye out for the postman! 

This is the type of person we are looking for:

  • You are passionate about what you do
  •  Professional, but not corporate 
  • Team player, it’s a collaborative organisation and our people mean everything!
  • Ambitious
  • Confident in giving your input and sharing ideas

What is the opportunity?

As a Media Sales Executive with MA Healthcare you will manage the daily operations of a portfolio of allocated healthcare journals. Using consultative sales, account management and client relationship management techniques you will sell print and digital advertising, bespoke promotional projects and sponsorship packages. You will work creativity and autonomously, representing the journals at European conferences and attending regular client meetings to sell promotional packages that meet their needs.

What will you be doing?

  • Selling print and digital advertising and associated projects, via telephone and face-to-face, for dedicated healthcare journals.
  • Drive new business and effectively manage existing clients.
  • Sell brand extensions, which includes round table meetings, supplements and events relating to the relevant publications.
  • Ensure all agreed sales targets are met, and our revenue potential is maximised through creative initiatives.
  • Represent the journals at relevant conferences and meetings. These are predominantly UK based, however there is possibility for occasional European and global travel.
  • Prepare and deliver sales presentations to new and existing clients to sell new advertising and protect and increase existing business.
  • Work closely with the management, marketing and editorial teams to formulate suitable strategies to ensure the content meets market appetite. 

So the job looks great! What we at Mark Allen are looking for to make you stand out….

A passion for sales and media!

We'd love it if you have held a sales role for at least a year. If you have a track record of exceeding your sales targets, show us how these will be transferable. We want to hear all about those targets you overachieved on, all the new business / customers that you signed up as well as looking after your current clients. If you're a strong communicator who is confident, and loves selling we definitely want to hear from you. A proven attention to detail and a commitment to fully understanding the customers need is also a must. As is being on top of your admin. 

What next?

It’s simple! Hit apply and let’s get talking. We are really looking forward to receiving your CV. 

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: up to £23,000 - £27,000 (DOE) and in year one, approximately £10,000 in OTE

Base: Herne Hill, flexible working available. 

Flexible working (hybrid - home, and 2 days in the office from 6th September)

We positively celebrate Diversity & Inclusion in the Mark Allen Group. We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, because it makes our company stronger. We are committed to achieving a working environment that provides equality of opportunity and freedom from discrimination. We aim to become the most inclusive business in Publishing- both for our people and our customers, reflecting and connecting with the diverse communities that we work with. We want people from all backgrounds to feel valued for their individuality and to thrive in our business and feel part of the family-run Mark Allen Group.

Additional information

  • Monthly salary

    23000 - 27000 GBP

  • Remote status

    Flexible remote

  • Employment type


  • Employment level

    Executive / Senior Level

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

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Corporate Social Responsibility

MA Foundation

MA Foundation is a charitable foundation recently established by Mark Allen as a conduit for employees to coordinate their fundraising efforts.

The MA Foundation is currently supporting, YoungMinds and STOP THE TRAFFIK.



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