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Graduate Radio Sales Programme

Are you an ambitious graduate or of graduate calibre?

Are you hard working, focused, enthusiastic, and creative and looking for a challenging business development role?

Do you recognise the unique opportunity that Bauer Radio can offer an advertiser?

Would you like to play an important part in the future success of Bauer Radio and enjoy a career where results are rewarded?

If so, we are offering you a unique and career-defining opportunity to develop a successful radio sales career with one of the UK’s most influential media businesses.

Home to 50 of the UK’s best loved radio stations, Bauer reaches over 14 million loyal listeners across the UK every week, on air, online, via Apps and social media. Among our portfolio of stations are Kiss, Planet Rock, Heat, and The Hits which unite listeners around their passion and interest in music and lifestyle. Our number one commercial stations, with a unique personality and deep resonance in their markets, include Magic 105.4 in London, Key 103 in Manchester, Wave 105 on the South Coast, Radio City in Liverpool, Metro in Newcastle, Aire in Leeds, Northsound in Aberdeen and Clyde in Glasgow.

We have number of opportunities available across the UK, based at our radio stations in Liverpool, Preston, Edinburgh and London, we are looking for exceptional candidates with a passion for our brands and the drive and ambition to develop a successful sales career. In turn, you can be sure that we will make a significant investment in you. We will guide you through all aspects of the radio business through a dedicated (theory and practical) training programme where you will receive all the training, support and encouragement you need to kick-start your sales career.

By working alongside and learning from some of the most passionate, successful and creative people in media, we will help you to build a sound foundation of business knowledge and nurture your natural sales skills.

You will commence as a Graduate Account Executive tasked with identifying and attracting local businesses to engage with our audiences utilising our portfolio of services including airtime, sponsorship, promotions, digital and events.

Our clients are very important and you must focus on creating effective campaigns which deliver exceptional value. Once they are convinced radio delivers the desired results, you will focus on their retention and the development of a long term relationship.

No two days are the same in this role. You will enjoy being part of a successful team but will possess the drive and initiative to work independently and effectively manage your time to balance the many aspects of the role.

To apply for this position, we are looking for the following…

  • Educated to degree or equivalent level
  • A desire to support local and regional businesses
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Initiative, creativity and boundless enthusiasm
  • Tenacious and resilient
  • Mental toughness
  • Efficient organisation and time management skills
  • Commitment to learning
  • Confident IT skills
  • Driving licence

We anticipate a large response for these opportunities; therefore you must stand out from the crowd.

If you would like to be considered for this exciting, challenging and fun opportunity please upload a video saying in less than 60 seconds – why you should get the job.

Closing date: May 27th 2016