JOB: Business Development Manager, The Cricketer

Would you like to sell advertising on a market-leading sports title? Come and join us at The Cricketer


Role: Business Development Manager, The Cricketer

Closing date: May 12, 2023 (5pm BST)

Salary: £28K, plus commission OTE £33-35K

Location: Loughborough

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Would you like to sell advertising on a market-leading sports title?

The Cricketer Publishing Limited is looking for an experienced sales executive to deliver sales across our print, digital and events portfolio.

The successful candidate will be hard working with a number of years’ sales experience and a proven track record of success. An interest in sport is preferable as well as the ability to work independently to meet challenging sales targets. 

The ideal candidate will have experience working within B2B and/or B2C Media – preferably in both print and digital. Account management would also be beneficial to assist with the sponsorship activation of the National Village Cup, which is run by The Cricketer.

You will be IT literate, have excellent writing and communication skills and be able to work with clients to offer packages suitable to their needs.

The job requires regular work from our offices in Loughborough and you will be generating revenue through telephone sales, email and face-to-face meetings. 

The Cricketer is an equal opportunities employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.

Competencies & Qualifications:

- Minimum two years’ print and digital advertising sales experience 

- Excellent writing skills and the ability to provide well-presented concise proposals to a wide and varied range of customers

- Excellent account management 

- An interest in sport

- The drive and determination to succeed in a competitive environment 

- Copywriting skills preferred 

- A positive attitude and work ethic 

- Excellent communication skills and telephone manner

- An analytical approach to problem solving 

- Familiarity with or proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite

- Excellent team working skills


- Company laptop 

- Flexible home working arrangement 

- Pension scheme 

- Attractive commission & bonus scheme 

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