Let us introduce ourselves.We are the Wireless Group and we recruit awesome people.
We believe that if you work for us, we can offer an exciting career path within one of the UK’s largest media organisations. Wireless Group is part of News UK, which is part of News Corp – a global media business focused on creating and distributing content that educates, entertains, informs and inspires our customers.
Online, offline, at work and at play News UK is the proud owner of a stable of news and media brands including the Sun and the Times Newspapers, that span the most popular to the most respected, covering the highbrow to the lowdown; providing the first flash and the last word.
Wireless Group is now a part of News UK. Our Radio GB division operates four national radio stations; including talkSPORT the world's biggest sports radio station, and Virgin Radio. It also operates 12 independent local radio (ILR) stations in England and Wales, and a number of digital radio multiplexes throughout GB.
At Wireless Group we understand that our strength lies in the talent, experience and abilities of our people and we are currently looking for a Commercial Support Executive to join the team at our flagship station Signal 1 & 2 based in Stoke-on-Trent.
At the heart of every successful business is a ‘go to’ commercial support exec that knows all the answers to the Who, What, When and Why’s, that fly around a busy sales office every day. They are the most capable, unflappable and proactive team player, who can deliver tasks on time and in great shape. We are looking for a bright, commercially astute individual to support all aspects of our stations sales team’s efforts to super serve our client base.
You will be required to plan and cost, cross media campaigns, deliver high quality presentation collateral and develop a full understanding of the businesses accounts and booking processes. You will need to nurture successful working relationships with our group digital and audio production teams and with all departments at station level.
We need an all-rounder who is able to understand and prioritise all aspects of the commercial radio sales process. Strong time management, a great deal of patience and a good sense of humour is required alongside a full understanding of the Microsoft Office suite.
In return for your previous experience, future potential and dedication to the cause, we offer a competitive salary, commission structure, 25 days holiday and a range of other benefits.
Apply below, with your CV and covering letter, stating why you absolutely have to be considered for this job.
Wireless Group (GB) Limited is an Equal Opportunities employer.
“It’s really varied. You never know what to expect from one day to the next”
Dan Seavers Senior Creative Writer
“It’s a job like no other, full of surprises, full of great people and great ideas. I often find myself laughing and thinking only here at Signal radio could that ever happen! It’s random, and I love it”
Louise Rogers Senior Writer
“Always learning new skills everyday & always looking at further development training”
Peter Clifton Account Manager
“I love helping local companies grow plus the variety of working here, no day is ever the same it offers so many different challenges and opportunities, it’s a 9-2-5 job with attitude”
Lisa Peace Account Director
“Not everybody gets the chance to do a job they love every day. I’m lucky enough to do that in a fun and exciting environment, surrounded by great people”
Rick Loynes Group Commercial Producer
“It’s great to work with people who are so passionate about radio, along with every day being completely different!”
Russ Gibbons Account Manager
“It’s a great friendly environment to work in with hard working team. Fun and exciting industry to be involved in with new marketing forms constantly coming through – no two days are ever the same!”
Zoe McLellan Account Manager
“Because it’s a fun and lively environment to work in – and no 2 days are ever the same!”
Jo Clarke Senior Account Manager
“Working with a variety of business’s in different market sectors and helping them grow”
Dave Sammons Account Manager
“Having now worked in radio for 15 years, I’m proud to be at Signal 1&2 and be part of such a heritage brand which is ingrained into the very fabric of our area.”
Mark Wheaton Sales Director