SoGlos vacancy: Sales executive

SoGlos is recruiting for an ambitious sales executive to join Gloucestershire's leading media brand in 2024. The successful candidate will be a proven star at winning new business, working as part of a thriving sales team, and helping diverse partners with successful lifestyle and business marketing and advertising campaigns.

By James Fyrne  |  Published
SoGlos is looking for an advertising sales executive to join its successful team.

SoGlos is recruiting for an ambitious and experience sales executive to join its Partnerships Hub team - with responsibility for driving advertising revenue across a range of sectors.

This is a unique chance to join a vibrant media company based in the heart of Gloucestershire on Imperial Square in Cheltenham. You will be working closely with a team of passionate and creative professionals in a positive environment to celebrate the county and help our partners thrive.  

About the role

You will be responsible for:

  • Identifying and winning new business opportunities: crafting compelling advertising campaign proposals, delivering presentations to senior management and overcoming objections

  • Meeting KPIs and hitting an individual sales target 

  • Developing and growing strong relationships with partners across both business and lifestyle sectors

  • Effectively managing a busy diary of sales activity

  • Working to achieve the wider business strategies as part of a close-knit sales team

About you

We are looking for someone who is / has:

  • An ambitious sales person, with experience working in a fast-paced, target-driven environment
  • Able to demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Charismatic and pro-active self-starter who enjoys working on your own initiative; outgoing, personable and unwaveringly positive
  • Able to remain calm under pressure, taking the initiative to find solutions to challenges
  • Great organisational skills, able to prioritise and manage individual activity
  • Good working knowledge of Gloucestershire across a range of sectors. Strong local business contacts would be a great advantage
  • Ideally, experience in a similar sales role in the media, marketing, recruitment, technology, estate agency or professional services sector
  • Knowledge of advertising, sponsorship and event sales would also be an advantage
  • Proficient in embracing modern technologies – including CRMs, websites, social media platforms, Office 365 and SoGlos’s in-house proposal system

Salary and benefits

  • Starting salary from £27,000 to £32,000, dependent on experience, plus commission. OTE of £50,000 per annum, uncapped.
  • Flexible working hours and hybrid office / home working options  
  • In-house training, personal performance reviews and career progression opportunities
  • 25 days paid holiday plus bank holidays 
  • An additional day’s holiday for every year with the company 
  • Regular #SoGlosSocial team get-togethers

Employment basis: Full-time, permanent (part-time also considered for the right candidate)

To apply

Email SoGlos’s office manager, Tracey Gamble, at  with your CV and a short covering note about why you’re the perfect person for the role. 

The closing date for this role is 5pm on Friday 19 January 2024 and we will be shortlisting and interviewing candidates on a rolling basis, so please don’t delay in applying. 

We will not be using a recruitment agency to fill this role.

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