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Are you looking for a new challenge? Then why not come and join our industry-leading Advertising Team here in the North-West.

Johnston Press NW is a leading multi-media publisher of newspaper titles and websites operating across the NW region.

Our key newspaper titles include the Lancashire Evening Post, Garstang Courier, Chorley Guardian, Blackpool Gazette, Fleetwood Weekly News, Lytham St.Annes Express, Wigan Observer, Leigh Reporter, St.Helens Reporter, Burnley Express, Nelson Leader, Clitheroe Advertiser, Lancaster Guardian and Morecambe Visitor.

We have recently launched an exciting new development programme across our Advertising Departments and are leading the industry in innovative sales solutions.

Our sales people have been fully equipped with the latest technology and software solutions to enable them to be fully operational in the field and to maintain our award winning levels of innovation and creativity.

Following a successful launch, we’re expanding our teams.

We have the following vacancies and would love you to join us on the latest phase of our exciting journey.

Media Sales Consultants

We are looking to recruit Media Sales Consultants for our successful sales teams based in offices in Preston, Blackpool, Morecambe and Wigan.

It’s essential that you love selling, enjoy closing deals and the thrill of sourcing and signing up new business.

You will be dealing with both existing and new customers in and around the Preston and Blackpool marketplaces across a wide range of businesses and organisations - from local shops and businesses to key local organisations.

You will work on a defined geographical territory and be responsible for increasing market share on your territory through the effective face to face selling of our multi media product portfolio. The main purpose of this role is to gain new business with an additional responsibility to service and grow an existing customer base.

You’ll be a highly creative individual - we love people with great ideas (and so do our customers!). You’ll be actively encouraged to use these ideas to both grow your customer base and introduce new platforms into our titles.

Media Sales Advisors (based in Preston)

We are expanding our team of highly successful telephone sales staff. Our newspaper titles and websites are market leading products and we are looking for highly skilled telephone sales staff who can sell across our portfolio of titles including the many magazines and stand alone publications that we produce.

Based at our offices in Preston, you will be responsible for selling to specific customers across the Retail and Business to business categories. You will make telephone presentations to customers, ensuring an excellent standard of customer service.

You’ll be bright and energetic with a great telephone manner - we want people who sound great on the phone and can convey a real enthusiasm for our products. We’re constantly developing and building on our portfolio and actively encourage our staff to get involved in the ‘ideas’ process - we love creative. ideas driven individuals who are able to spot new opportunities within our marketplaces.

Our staff are important to us. We offer the training and career development you would expect from a key local organisation and have shown that we want our staff to be leading the way with their knowledge of the latest technology and advertising sales programmes.

We also offer generous salary and bonus packages and 5 weeks paid holiday per annum.

If you are interested in applying for these key vacancies within our organisation then please send your CV (indicating your preferred role) to pamela.maher@jpress.co.uk

Closing date for applications: Friday, July 12.

We look forward to welcoming you on board!