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Looking for a German Speaking Sales graduate

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About Citywire

Citywire provides no-nonsense, impartial financial and business news, data and research for professional investors and advisers around the world. We publish our own news, analysis and unique fund manager performance information that helps our readers make the best decisions about where to place their clients’ money.  And we do it all with a great deal of style. We create beautiful magazines and indispensable websites and we hold great events all around the world from Bangkok to Montevideo and many places in between.

We started out in 1999 and there are now around 220 of us – most of us in Vauxhall, London where we’re surrounded by nice pubs and green spaces and served by superb transport links. The rest of us are in fast- growing offices in New York, Hong Kong, Singapore, Milan and Munich. No matter which office you are in it’s a fun place to work. To get a better idea of what it’s like to work here from the people who already do, see our Working at Citywire video at https://youtu.be/1QgIAcSPIN0

 

 

Are you looking for a varied role, with the opportunity to gain experience in growing a business and running your own revenue streams independently?

The Role

We are looking for a German Sales Graduate for the monthly thematic specials[SL1] [HP2] [SL3]  in our publications for German speaking Europe. Working as part of a strong international publishing sales team your primary goal is to grow the magazine revenue. However, the role is broader than pure advertising sales and includes bespoke event and content projects with German clients. Over time, you have the opportunity to take on the full responsibility for the day to day management of one of the titles and websites. The candidate would be expected to work with our events sales teams to grow the overall revenue of the Citywire Germany franchise.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for developing successful relationships with the existing clients of Citywire and keeping an eye on the market for new entrants, which would involve frequent travel to the region.
  • Business development within both existing and new clients.
  • You will be expected to develop an excellent knowledge of Citywire and all its product lines – publishing, digital, data, events, research - and be expected to talk confidently about all of them.
  • Developing a strong understanding of the asset management industry in Germany and Switzerland, to be able to speak knowledgeably to senior executives within the
  • Working closely with the Munich and London based teams to develop our proposition in Germany.

What you’ll need:

  • At least one years’ experience in a client facing sales role.
  • Fluent in verbal and written German and English.
  • Media sales knowledge would be advantageous.
  • Previous knowledge or having an interest in learning about investment and asset management would be ideal.
  • Relationship building will be second nature to you and you’ll enjoy meeting people and influencing their behaviour.
  • A self-starter and pro-active in your approach.
  • You would also be goal oriented and good with solving problems.
  • Ability to work under your own initiative without micro-management.
  • You will need to be a little bit fearless and intrepid, and enjoy the excitement of exploring new markets.
  • People would describe you as energetic, enthusiastic and tenacious.

What we offer you:

25 days holiday per annum (rising to 28 days after three years’ service followed by 30 days after five years’ service) plus bank holidays, private pension scheme, access to an Employee Assistance Programme, subsidised gym membership, Kiddivouchers, Ride2work bike scheme and annual ticket travel card loans for your travel to and from work.

After two years continuous service you will also have access to private health and dental care insurance, group income protection, critical illness cover and group life assurance.

On top of this we have a personal trainer who runs workout sessions during lunchtime twice a week in the park, a masseuse who visits every month, as well as freshly ground coffee, fruit, breakfast and nuts to help yourself to daily.

We are an inclusive organisation and actively promote equality of opportunity for all with the right mix of talent, skills and potential.

To apply, please follow the link:

https://www.ikrut.com/microsite/Microsite.ashx?job_id=44459&cmp_uid=eea3591e-1733-4f36-9318-c834ef77f77f&strSourceID=56178&msite=True

Or email your CV to: 

recruitment@citywire.co.uk

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