Media Sales – Modern Apprenticeship – 3 posts - 16550
17 October 2018
Permanent, pending probationary period
£11,800 per annum
Johnston Press is one of the largest local and regional
multimedia organisations in the UK. We provide news and information
services to local and regional communities through our extensive
portfolio of hundreds of publications and websites. Each
month our news brands touch the lives of more than 29m people
across our publishing regions, delivering extensive coverage of
local news, events and information. We offer national and regional
advertisers a highly successful platform to link them directly with
Johnston Press serve local communities with news, information
and advertising services through a range of digital and print media
channels. We are looking to develop talent through our Johnston
Press Media Sales Apprenticeship diploma. You will be based
at Orchard Brae House, Queensferry Road.
What might a day in this job look like?
Your duties will include:
- selling online and print classified advertising throughout our
markets to business and private customers
- delivering an exceptional customer experience which builds long
term profitable relationships
- evaluating customer needs and developing appropriate
- working as part of a team to achieve targets, shared goals and
- maintaining a professional and consistent performance whilst
striving to learn new skills and our portfolio of advertising
- achieving targeted milestones towards an accredited Modern
Apprenticeship, whilst working to attain your JP Apprenticeship
diploma within a 12-18 month period.
What will I learn?
You will spend six weeks on an intensive training programme
learning core business, sales and attitudinal skills to help you
thrive in a business/sales environment. Once the training course is
completed, successful candidates will continue to be coached
through an apprenticeship role within Johnston Press in which you
will work towards an SVQ Level 3 in Business and
What Qualifications / Qualities are required?
You must have a minimum of 5 National 5s or equivalent.
If you have good communication skills, a positive attitude, are
consistent in your approach and willing to learn, this is a
fantastic opportunity to build a career in one of the UK's leading
This opportunity will close when a suitable candidate has been