Last edited 16 Aug 2016

Media sales manager, construction industry

The deadline has now passed. If you applied, we will be in touch in the next week.

  • South West London.
  • £30-35k (OTE £50k).
  • Minimum 3 years' experience of B2B media sales in the construction industry.
  • Deadline 15 August 2016.

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About us

Designing Buildings Wiki is the construction industry knowledge base. Anyone can create articles about subjects they know and find articles about subjects they don't. Launched in 2012, Designing Buildings Wiki has grown rapidly and is now used by 10,000 people a day.

We are looking to expand our income stream by developing content marketing, sponsorship and advertising packages.

About the job

We are seeking a motivated and experienced individual to nurture our existing clients and develop new media sales opportunities, from lead sourcing to deal closure. This will involve developing media solutions, identifying and approaching potential advertisers, sponsors and other partners, and securing deals.

This is a new role that offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to the growth of an important construction industry resource.

The successful candidate will develop a pipeline for business, maintain client relationships, and prepare regular sales projections and management information. They will work closely with the editor to co-ordinate activities, will represent the organisation at meetings and attend industry events.

We are based in South West London. There is some flexibility to work from home and to work flexible hours.

Skills required

The successful individual will need to demonstrate:

  • A minimum of 3 years' experience of B2B media sales in the construction industry.
  • A good working knowledge of digital advertising.
  • Experience in the management of sales operations.
  • An existing address book of construction industry companies and agencies.
  • The drive and knowhow to build a database of new clients.
  • Experience at accessing the right contacts to present pitches.
  • Strong presentation and communication skills.
  • A track record of securing deals and meeting targets.
  • Excellent client relationship management skills.
  • Excellent time management and planning skills.

How to apply

To apply, email your CV to by 5:00pm on 15 August 2016.