Overall Job Purpose
Hitched.co.uk is the UK’s market leading Weddings website and is central to our Weddings portfolio strategy. Hitched.co.
uk is part of Immediate Media and reaches 1.8 million unique users a month. It delivers an end-to-end planning service to brides and grooms-to-be.
Over 70% of revenues on hitched.co.uk come from the highly successful Venue & Supplier listings and we are looking for sales executives to sell these listings subscriptions.
A Venue / Supplier listing allows our clients to reach a huge number of brides-to-be resulting in high levels of referrals.
They have full access to a dedicated admin section, allowing the Venue / Supplier to keep track of visitors to the listing, track leads, brochure requests and website click throughs.
You will be an important part of a passionate advertising sales team responsible for the continued growth and success of the Hitched.co.uk brand.
Here's Alex talking about hitched :
Work closely with the Sales Manager to target and develop the Venues / Suppliers listing market
Responsible for selling new listings onto the platform
Generate and source new leads
Work with the ad sales team to create and sell packages across our weddings portfolio
Regular reporting and forecasting of financial performance back to the Sales Manager
Hit revenue targets whilst developing and implementing plans to reach new customers
Deep understanding, analysis and continuous monitoring of competitor set and client base
Work closely with the sales team on new commercial opportunities
Work with other Immediate sales staff to share good practice, new ideas and new commercial solutions
Knowledge, Experience & Competencies
Outstanding sales, and presentation skills
Strong communication skills
Preferably some experience of telephone sales environment
Excellent analytical skills and ability to think both strategically and laterally to deliver commercial targets
Comprehensive digital sector knowledge
A strong team player with an enthusiastic and "can do" approach