HELPING businesses reach their target audience has become a science. That’s why LOCALiQ has developed a new and exciting role for the digitally savvy.

We are looking for individuals who have a great track record in sales and are willing to learn how they can grow their digital skills.

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a Digital Advertising Consultant, to join our North Hampshire division within Newsquest Media Group, which is one of the largest multi-media companies in the UK.

As one of the most powerful and comprehensive news media organisations working at a local level we have the ability and the tools to deliver great results for our customers.

Via our LOCALiQ solutions and technology, we strive to help local businesses generate awareness, promote their products and services to local audiences, and generate leads and revenue. We have a successful team of experienced media sales and marketing solutions consultants, and we’re constantly looking to add exceptional talent to our organisation.

The Role: This role is a customer-facing, field-based sales role that involves prospecting, consulting and closing new business proposals to new business clients across our award-winning suite of best-in-class digital marketing services, including media advertising products, you will also be responsible for maintaining relationships with your clients to maximise revenue and pipeline sales.

The role will have a heavy element of sourcing and qualifying leads, setting appointments through self-prospecting, and preparing compelling propositions to deliver you will mostly be working with SME businesses but may look at larger organisations so must be able to demonstrate and all-round approach.

You will use your sales expertise to eliminate objections, set realistic expectations with clients and steer the sales process through to contract signature. You will also assist in transitioning the client to our post-sales service and account management team.

We need you to have: Previous experience in B2B digital and/or digital marketing sales is ideal in relation to the responsibilities and time management necessary. This does not have to be in the media industry but would be desirable.

In addition, you must have: • Previous B2B sales skills, and a proven track-record of delivering new revenues and clients.

• A minimum of 18 months experience in selling digital display products.

• Professional and competent client services skills, and you must be experienced with client relationship management and retaining clients over a long period of time.

• Excellent attention to detail and time management skills

• An attitude that embraces new technologies, with a desire to certify yourself with relevant product qualifications (e.g. Google AdWords)

• Good knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook)

• Excellent communication skills both verbal and written, and be able to confidently handle sales objections

• Resilience and determination in the role, and be self-sufficient, able to spend long periods of and maintain motivation levels

We'll look after you with:

• A competitive base salary package and an uncapped bonus scheme plus mobile phone, laptop.

• A fun and lively work environment, with excellent potential for personal and career development.

• Ongoing training, support and personal development plan.

• Pension scheme (upon qualification).

• Access to discounts on gym memberships, cinema tickets, days out and a range of high street shops.

To apply for this role, please email the Publisher Bill Browne on