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Job: Media Sales Executive

Looking to make a bit of extra cash this festival season? Passionate about the arts, particularly during the madness of the Edinburgh Fringe? Fest Magazine is looking for a driven, enthusiastic media sales executive on a fixed term contract over June, July and August 2019. Fest occupies a leading position in the Fringe marketplace. We need someone who understands promoters, producers and publicists at the idiosyncratic Edinburgh festivals. The ideal candidate will be able to speak confidently about the magazine’s print and digital marketing opportunities, and the benefits they can bring to artists, brands and local businesses. The role will involve: *Navigating the Fringe programme and other promotional materials to identify new business opportunities *Cold calling and emailing *Managing your own diary to get out and about to meetings and client networking events - outside normal working hours when needed *Presenting and introducing Fest and its platforms both on the phone, via email and in person *Maintaining a well organised and up to date CRM on a daily basis *Writing proposals and quoting bespoke packages *Negotiating rates and commitment deals *Working to targets Essential Skills and Experience *Experience in selling and negotiating *Proficient computer literacy, with good working knowledge of Google Drive and Gmail *Knowledge of the Edinburgh Fringe and Edinburgh International Festival or similar multi-arts festivals Desirable Skills and Experience *Experience in professional media sales *Experience using a CRM system *Use of own laptop would also be a bonus Personal Criteria: *A good team player, with strong relationship building skills *Self starter *Positive and friendly attitude *Comfortable with speaking on the phone and at meetings *Experienced in problem solving, with the ability to handle complex client requests at first point of contact *Determined to grow Fest’s brand and target driven *Able to work well under pressure and to deadline Hours: The role is part time (3 days) for 4 weeks, full time for 5 weeks, 17 Jun - 16 Aug, and based out of our Edinburgh office. Salary: £8.25/hour for 9 weeks fixed contract, plus commission To apply: Send a cover letter and CV to jobs@theskinny.co.uk along with five examples of clients you would approach for Fest’s back covers. DEADLINE: MIDNIGHT MONDAY 27 MAY 2019

Posted 19 days ago
By Fest Magazine

Job: General Manager

Collective is looking for a full-time General Manager to develop, coordinate and deliver the finance, business and operations aspects of the organisation. This role invites applicants with a proven track record and at least three years of experience in a similar role that demonstrates your suitability as a candidate. The applicant will be ambitious, proactive and excited about the opportunities to develop the Trading Company and deliver a unique range of experience in Collective’s redeveloped, outstanding heritage site. Overall departmental responsibilities include: Financial control and compliance Operations, Front of House and Site Management Human Resources Trading Company Board and Committee support and governance Please visit our website to download the Application Pack for the full Job Description.

Posted 4 days ago
By Collective