CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

CAREERS

We are looking for enthusiastic, experienced and adaptable people to join our developing business. The ideal candidates will be commercially focused individuals with either a proven sales record, or a desire to develop a successful future in advertising sales or editorship. In return we offer a good salary package, including commission, superb working conditions and excellent opportunities for career advancement.

The following vacancies are currently available: 

  • MAGAZINE/DEPARTMENT:
    Housewares Magazine

    MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:
    To achieve agreed sales targets and ensure successful administration of all copy to meet the production schedule.

    TO WHOM RESPONSIBLE:
    Business Director

    KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

    1. To achieve sales targets as agreed by the Media Director. This will be agreed annually & monthly.
    2. To ensure that all client copy is received and sent to production within the magazine deadline.
    3. To accurately provide the relevant paperwork to the Journal Secretary for invoicing purposes.

    DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

    1. Telephone and email liaison with both clients and agents.This involves approximately 40 – 50 positive sales and follow up calls per day, whilst building up a rapport with clients / agents through regular contact.
    2. To ensure sufficient sales to achieve publication despatch date as advised annually, and meet the sponsorship/ticket sales targets for the leading Awards event of the industry.
    3. To ensure signed confirmation of orders are received and accurately administered before moving any advertising copy to the production services and passing the confirmation to the Journal Secretary.
    4. To attend shows and exhibitions relevant to the Magazine you are working on. You may be expected to spend some time away from home to attend these shows.
    5. To liaise with all magazine team members to ensure the smooth running of the publication.
    6. To know at all times the confirmed revenue for the current and future issues in addition to sales awaiting final processing.
    7. To occasionally carry out other duties, as are within your capabilities and level of responsibility, in order to meet the needs of the business.

    Please send a covering letter and your CV via email to:
    Paul Ryder
    Datateam Business Media
    15A London Road
    Maidstone
    Kent ME16 8LY
    United Kingdom

    Email: pryder@datateam.co.uk
    Telephone: 01622 699105

  • BMJ is the crown jewel in our market, we have served the builders merchants market for almost a century, we give our readers in-depth features, news, and thought provoking comments, on the issues that matter most to the people who move the materials that build our nation.

    We have an abc audited circulation of over 7800 readers per month and can deliver a complete advertising platform in print, digital, and social media for any brand looking to get out to not only Builders merchants but Decorators merchants, Wholesalers, Kitchen Specialist and more.  

    We are willing to offer a competitive package to the right candidate, this would ideally suit someone with a sales background who is looking to further their career.

    • Candidate must have a sales background ideally in publishing/media/advertising
    • A confident telephone manner
    • Confident face to face skills   
    • Well presented
    • A strong negotiator / sales person
    • Well organised and able to work to deadlines
    • Ambitious
    • Target driven

    Please initially send CV to Paul Ryder – PRyder@datateam.co.uk

  • MAGAZINE/DEPARTMENT:
    Electrical Wholesaler

    MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:
    To achieve agreed sales targets and ensure successful administration of all copy to meet the production schedule.

    TO WHOM RESPONSIBLE:
    Business Director

    KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

    1. To achieve sales targets as agreed by the Media Director. This will be agreed annually & monthly.
    2. To ensure that all client copy is received and sent to production within the magazine deadline.
    3. To accurately provide the relevant paperwork to the Journal Secretary for invoicing purposes.

    DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

    1. Telephone and email liaison with both clients and agents.This involves approximately 40 – 50 positive sales and follow up calls per day, whilst building up a rapport with clients / agents through regular contact.
    2. To ensure sufficient sales to achieve publication despatch date as advised annually, and meet the sponsorship/ticket sales targets for the leading Awards event of the industry.
    3. To ensure signed confirmation of orders are received and accurately administered before moving any advertising copy to the production services and passing the confirmation to the Journal Secretary.
    4. To attend shows and exhibitions relevant to the Magazine you are working on. You may be expected to spend some time away from home to attend these shows.
    5. To liaise with all magazine team members to ensure the smooth running of the publication.
    6. To know at all times the confirmed revenue for the current and future issues in addition to sales awaiting final processing.
    7. To occasionally carry out other duties, as are within your capabilities and level of responsibility, in order to meet the needs of the business.

    Please send a covering letter and your CV via email to:
    Paul Ryder
    Datateam Business Media
    15A London Road
    Maidstone
    Kent ME16 8LY
    United Kingdom

    Email: pryder@datateam.co.uk
    Telephone: 01622 699105

  • A Classified sales executive is required to sell classified advertising space in one of our leading industrial magazines and associated website.
    Working in a small team you will be required to take ownership of this section and maximise revenue from your client base of existing and new customers, both on the telephone and face-to-face.

    This role would suit someone looking for their first step into sales or publishing , providing great opportunities to learn about the industry and progress your career within the company Working in a small team and based from the Maidstone head office, this is great opportunity to join Datateam Business Media

    Please apply via email, in writing, or by telephone to
    Louise Pudney
    Datateam Business Media Ltd
    15a London Road
    Maidstone
    Kent ME16 8LY.
    Tel: (01622) 699104
    Email: lpudney@datateam.co.uk

  • An area sales manager is required to sell advertising space in one of our leading industrial magazines and associated website.

    Managing a geographical area, you will be required to maximise revenue from your client base of existing and new customers, both on the telephone and face-to-face.
    Working in a small team and based from the Maidstone head office, this is great opportunity to join Datateam Business Media.

    Please apply via email, in writing, or by telephone to
    Louise Pudney
    Datateam Business Media Ltd
    15a London Road
    Maidstone
    Kent ME16 8LY.
    Tel: (01622) 699104
    Email: lpudney@datateam.co.uk quoting the vacancy reference (Ref: ASM).