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Sales Executive

  • Location: County Westmeath
  • Job Type:Permanent
  • Sector: Sales & Marketing
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  • Job Ref: 20773

My client is a well known newspaper publisher based in Athlone Co Westmeath. They are seeking to hire a Sales Executive on a full time permanent basis. This will be office based in Athlone, 9am-5pm Monday - Friday. There is a good induction programme and they pride themselves on being a friendly, caring place to work.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop and maintain relationships with new and existing clients to increase revenue.
  • Generate leads and convert them into sales by identifying potential clients, making sales presentations and providing compelling proposals.
  • Identify and capitalise on feature and advertorial opportunities to boost advertising revenues around key events and occasions throughout the year.  
  • Collaborate with the editorial and design teams to create effective advertising campaigns that meet the needs of clients.
  • Prepare and submit advertising contracts and invoices accurately and timely.
  • Provide exceptional customer service to clients by addressing their inquiries and concerns.
  • Prepare and submit regular sales reports to the Sales Manager and
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • A good standard of education as writing client proposals and handling copy is involved.
  • Strong negotiation and communication skills.
  • Impressive interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Be well organised with good time management skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and a good eye for detail.

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Sarra Hadi