Combine your sales skills with your passion for politics

Recruiter: Senate Media

Date Posted: 19/01/18

Closing Date: 31/01/18


Location: London

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 40 hours per week

Salary: Competitive basic, with on target earnings of £30,000



Are you a graduate, who is driven by success? Are you an excellent communicator, with the ability to convince others? Do you have a passion for current affairs? If so, Senate Media could be the place for you.

Senate Media is a production company specialising in helping organisations communicate complex issues within the realms of politics, science, business and more. We also publish, run advertising at the UK political party conferences and run a political mapping tool. (Find out more by watching our video here:

We are seeking a driven Sales Development Representative, who will be able to have high level conversations within key organisations, to establish their digital goals and needs. No two calls are the same, so you must be able to think on your feet and enjoy challenging conversations.

Reporting into the Head of Business Development you will be responsible for supporting him by identifying and contacting (over the phone and email) relevant decision makers at trade associations, charities, research bodies and companies with a view to setting up sales appointments for the Business Development team.

Although this is not a revenue generation sales role you will be targeted on the quality of appointments booked and be incentivized with an attractive commission / bonus scheme based on the number of meetings booked and the revenue they generate.

We very much see this role progressing into Business Development Executive role and this would suit an ambitious graduate, ideally with some sales experience, who is looking to build their career with a small, agile and fun production company.

To make the very best of this opportunity, you need to bring raw, possibly unproven, sales talent plus enthusiasm, tenacity, a strong work ethic and an interest in current affairs . If you do, we will provide the opportunity, training and support for you to  succeed and grow.

Skills, knowledge and experience


  • Graduates with a 2:1 degree or higher in any discipline
  • Strong literacy and numeracy skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self motivated, self assured and a strong desire to succeed
  • Desirable:
  • Previous sales experience
  • An interest in politics and current affairs ??
  • Benefits
  • 22 days' holiday
  • Contributory pension
  • In house training

To apply, please send your CV with a cover letter to explaining why you would like to work for Senate Media and how your skills and experience suit this role.

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