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Digital Senior Sales Executive

Want to be part of the most dynamic media company in the UK?  Are you looking to join a team where you can express yourself in an environment where change and growth are celebrated?  If your answer is yes - then look no further.

At Dennis, we’re dedicated to creating brands that people want to work on and a culture that people want to work in and we want you to be part of the next success everyone’s talking about.  

Are you looking for an opportunity to build upon on your digital experience whilst using the latest technology in advertising to maximise ad revenue and offer the best solutions to your clients from direct-sold display to fully integrated content-led creative partnerships and programmatic PMPs?


What will you be doing? 

  • You will be to selling bespoke advertise solutions and partnerships across the Dennis Automotive pillar’s digital portfolio. This consists of market leading brands such as Auto Express – the PPA Consumer Media Brand of the Year 2016, Carbuyer, Evo and Classic and Performance Car.    
  • You will be selling to top West-End agencies and exceeding monthly and quarterly targets as agreed with Group Advertising Manager.
  • You will thrive on building rapport and be the go-to person for developing and nurturing excellent agency relationships across your patch all whilst actively selling standard display, content-led partnerships and audience-based buys. 
  • Your creativity will flow when responding to briefs and pitching proactively for business outside of briefs.
  • You will work with management and senior stakeholders across the business to ensure that we are offering the best service to our clients as possible and build a strong internal network to leverage from. 
  • You will produce accurate forecasting reports to your line manager and also for your wider team. 
  • Being the agency lead for your patch; you will be responsible for driving an agency strategy and being a known and respected contact within the agency.
  • You will always be ahead of your game with a healthy sales pipeline in order to meet targets on time (meetings, conversations, proposals, revenue).



Who are we looking for? 

  • You will already be working in digital advertising sales and ideally have a minimum of 1-year digital sales and 2-3 years media sales experience.
  • You will have a good understanding of digital media operations and the digital marketplace and will be the go-to person in your current team for this knowledge. 
  • You will ideally already have experience selling to West End agencies and established relationships in some key agencies would be advantageous. 
  • You will be a natural sales person with a strong track record of winning and developing business. 
  • You will have some proven success in writing winning proposals from your current or previous role. 
  • You will be confident, and cool, calm and collected when it comes to presentations. 


Why Us?

  • We’re award winning. You will be working across award-winning brands and in award-winning teams and joining a culture where innovation and success are encouraged.
  • Our Commitment. We’re very proud to work for the benefit of The Heart of England Forest; an exciting and ambitious charity aiming to plant and preserve the largest native broadleaf forest in England. Founded by our late chairman, Felix Dennis, every employee gets the chance to plant a tree in their name so you can feel part of our vision.
  • We’re always thinking of you. You’ll have access to plenty of great benefits such as 28 days holiday, a contributory pension scheme and discounted gym membership. There are also yoga and boot camp classes to get involved in if the gym membership is not enough.
  • We recognise hard work. Have you always dreamed of taking time out of work to travel the world? You’ll be given the opportunity to take a 6 week paid sabbatical after five years service. And if you’re lucky enough to win our Employee of the Year Award you’ll be sent on a holiday of a lifetime to the island of Mustique in the Caribbean.
  • We know how to have fun. Whether it’s swatting up for one of our pub quizzes, creating a costume for our famous fancy dress parties or taking part in a fitness challenge as part of our annual charity day - we can guarantee you will share the enjoyment of life at Dennis.


Closing date for applications: Friday 10th March 2017


Dennis does not discriminate. We’re just interested in your skills, your talent and your potential. So if you feel like this role is for you, please press apply now.


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