Sales Executive

  • Wanderlust
  • Edgware Road, London, UK
  • Jul 23, 2019
Full time Media/Content/Publishing Sales

Job Description

About Wanderlust

As the UK’s leading travel magazine,Wanderlust has led the way for over 25 years.

It is the UK’s leading travel magazine, covering soft adventure, authentic experiences, culture and nature.

Wanderlust believes passionately about travel – we write honest, unbiased inspirational articles. We promote responsible tourism, support emerging destinations and encourage readers to go beyond the tourist attractions and really explore a destination.

Benefits include:

  • Simply Health package including discounted gym membership
  • Pension scheme
  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Travel card loan
  • 1 hour lie in/early finish on your birthday
  • 30pm finish on Fridays
  • Sales days out throughout the year + company Summer & Christmas parties
  • Continuous training and development

About the Sales Team

Wanderlust values innovation and results over satisfying KPIs.  Employees are encouraged to use their initiative to improve their skills and abilities; whether this is identifying training courses that you feel may benefit you, or going to trade shows in the UK or abroad.  If you can demonstrate the potential benefits there is nothing to stop you spending more time out meeting your clients than at your desk on the phone!

We enjoy two fully funded company parties each year  and there are frequent team nights out as well, especially on Fridays when we have the added bonus of finishing work at 4.30pm.

Description of the role

Aim to maximise revenues from a variety of established and new business clients, in print, online and at events across the Wanderlust portfolio


  • Attendance at key industry events and client meetings
  • Liaise with production, finance and account management teams to ensure smooth running of your projects
  • Source and close leads (both established and new business)
  • Complete all administration duties without error
  • Identify new areas for lead generation and sales growth

Prepare and maintain pipelines and reports of your prospects for Sales Manager

Key attributes

  • Strong communication skills (both written and oral)
  • Basic knowledge of the publishing industry and key advertising markets
  • Excellent work ethic
  • Willingness to learn and investigate new training and development courses to broaden knowledge
  • Well presented, confident and enthusiastic
  • Team focused and self motivated