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An opportunity has arisen to join the windsurfing team at Factory Media, working as a Sales Executive across Boards and Boardseeker. Interested? All the details are below…

Boards Spring Summer 2013

Role Description for Sales Executive (Windsurfing)

Job title: Sales Executive – Windsurfing

Salary: £20,000-25,000 plus commission

Reports to: Board Sports Sales Manager

Location: London or remotely

Position summary:
We are seeking a confident and enthusiastic Sales professional to work across our Windsurfing titles. You will act as a key contact for both titles and be responsible for maintaining and growing our sales revenue predominantly online, contributing to the overall financial success of both titles.

What you will actually do:

  • Sell ad space across and to clients trying to reach the windsurfing market
  • Focus predominantly on growing online sales as well as maintaining and growing print sales
  • Manage relationships with key customers through regular contact and onsite visits, keeping them up-to-date and informed of the latest developments within the industry as well as on the sites and magazines.
  • Seek out, nurture and develop new client relationships
  • Assemble sales proposals
  • Liaise with the Factory Media Editorial team, Ad operations and the finance team keeping them up-to-date of your activities
  • Ensure that the trafficking of adverts runs smoothly with our Ad operations team
  • Monitor, analyse and produce weekly updates on advertising activity across sites and magazines
  • Attend national and international trade shows


What you will need:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be enthusiastic with a can-do attitude
  • Superb organisational and project management skills
  • Previous sales experience (at least one to two years)
  • Must be interested in or have an understanding of the Action sports market
  • Able to work independently and also as part of a team
  • Strong numerical skills
  • Strong negotiating and closing skills
  • Must be familiar with Gmail, Google Analytics and a regular user of Excel


Please apply by sending a CV and covering letter to


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