Barron’s Group, the leading publisher for the banking and investment industries in the City of London, is looking for a dynamic individual to become its director of sales on Financial News and Private Equity News.
The successful applicant will lead business development, advertising, sponsorship and event sales in the UK for two established brands. The role involves a wide range of tasks including selling direct advertising in both print and digital, event sponsorships and content solutions to financial institutions, law firms, consultants and other professional services companies. We are looking for an ambitious and adept sales person, with the ability to develop new relationships and close deals with our existing network of clients. A knowledge of media agencies working with financial clients would be preferable.
When you join Financial News, you become part of Dow Jones, one of the most dynamic, creative and savvy news and information companies in the world. We deliver newswires, websites, newspapers, apps, newsletters, databases, magazines, radio and television – including some of the widest-read and most-respected brands such as Barron’s, MarketWatch and the Wall Street Journal.
Report directly to the General Manager, FN & PEN to ensure continuity of vision and execution
Print and digital advertising sales
Key skills required
Digital and other product creation
Have an entrepreneurial outlook and thrive amid uncertainty and change
You will need to be highly confident, articulate and driven to succeed in a fast paced environment.
Identifying and capitalizing on new revenue opportunities in your existing/defined field to meet and exceed your revenue goals
Interpersonal effectiveness and communication
Proactivity, flexibility and resiliency
Delivery and solutions driven
Positive attitude and impact on business results
How do you apply?
If you feel that this exciting position matches your skills, experience and motivation, please submit your CV. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets .
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Business Area: BG - OFFICE
Job Category: Sales Group
Req ID: 30189