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Tourism Media Sales Executive

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Tourism Media Sales Executive - Media Network - London, United Kingdom

About Us

 

EXTREME is a purpose driven company with a unique brand and community that lives at the intersection of adventure sports and entertainment. Our Vision is to drive positive change through extreme and adventure sports. This is realised through our integrated offer that encompasses strategy, design, development, and management of adventurous destinations, hotels and resorts, spectacular events, entertaining media, and engaging brand campaigns.

 

We operate around three guiding pillars; people, planet, and place. Headquartered in London with bases in Europe and the Middle East, we serve our clients through our passionate and pioneering international team. As founders of The Extreme Sports Channel, operating for over 25 years, and with the backing of Kleinwort Hambros and Soc Gen banks EXTREME is the go-to brand for authentic activation across action and adventure sports.

 

Our Divisions:

Destinations

Designing, developing and operating adventure sports and leisure destinations.

 

Media

Entertaining our 20 million fans daily we achieve over 200m views monthly and provide social media management advertising & sponsorship solutions.

 

Events

Producing inspirational and entertaining lifestyle events, activations and experiences.

 

Marketing

Delivering real business results for our clients through marketing campaigns that harness the power of social, ambassadors and events.

 

Marine

Providing on-water support and services for events, expeditions, and tourist activations around the world.

 

In all our activities, we strive to promote sports participation, healthy lifestyles, job creation, infrastructure investment and tourism while maintaining a strong commitment to sustainability and the environment. As part of our sustainability efforts, we have launched The Extreme Hangout, a global impact platform, and aligned with five key United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. We have also joined Planet Mark to measure our impact, committed to 1% For The Planet to give back and are a lead member of the UN’s Sports for Climate Action initiative to raise awareness.

 

We believe in the future of extreme and adventure sports experiences, events and entertainment and embrace our community for motivating us every day to take EXTREME to the next level.

Job Description

Tourism Media Sales Executive

 

Background: As media pioneers Extreme International run a highly successful social media publishing business offering social media management, content creation, advertising and sponsorship solutions for brands, events and tourism authorities and destinations. Posting and producing captivating action and adventure sports, travel and lifestyle entertainment daily for our highly engaged social community of approaching 20 million fans, we hit over 200m video views every month and recorded more than 2 billion video views in 2022.

 

About The Role

 

We are now seeking an experienced, dynamic and motivated individual to join our team as a tourism and destination media Sales Executive. In this role, you will work closely alongside the Brand Partnerships Director, with a primary focus on driving and managing content creation, advertising and sponsorship, social media management to tourism authorities and global tourism offices. The ideal candidate will have a strong network and existing relationships with tourism offices, as well as proven experience in selling advertising, sponsorships, and social media marketing and management services.

 

Contract Type: Full Time

Compensation: Negotiable, Depends on Experience

Location: UK (Remote)

 

Areas of Focus and Core Responsibilities:

 

1. Sales and Business Development:

 

  • Proactively identify and contact potential tourism authorities and global tourism offices to sell our media services to.

  • Generate new leads and pursue opportunities to sell advertising, sponsorships, and social media marketing and management services.

  • Develop and maintain a strong sales pipeline to achieve set targets and revenue goals.

 

2. Relationship Management:

 

  • Cultivate and maintain long-term relationships with existing and new tourism offices and authorities.

  • Understand their specific marketing needs and provide tailored solutions that align with their goals.

  • Act as a liaison between EXTREME and tourism offices, ensuring effective communication and customer satisfaction.

 

3. Media Sales:

 

  • Present and pitch our social media marketing services to tourism authorities and global tourism offices.

  • Negotiate contracts, terms, and pricing to secure profitable deals.

  • Stay up to date with market trends and competitor analysis to inform sales strategies and approaches.

 

4. Social Media advertising and sponsorship

 

  • Collaborate with the social media team to develop effective strategies.

  • Coordinate with clients and internal teams to ensure the successful execution of social media strategies.

  • Ensure timely delivery of high-quality social media management services to clients.

 

Required Experience and skills:

 

  • Proven track record in media sales, particularly with tourism authorities and offices.

  • Strong network and relationships within the tourism industry.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.

  • Ability to negotiate and close deals successfully.

  • Knowledge of social media marketing and management.

  • Highly organized and able to manage multiple client accounts simultaneously.

  • Goal-oriented and driven to exceed targets.

  • Ability to work autonomously as well as collaboratively within a team.

 

Desired Personal Characteristics and Skills:

 

  • Be a creative problem-solver with the ability to think outside of the box.

  • Ability to work under tight deadlines.

  • Ability to work independently and collaborate effectively within a team environment.

  • Strong organizational and multitasking abilities, with a keen attention to detail.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Be a positive and energetic team player be someone we would want to go on a road trip with across Europe; hang out at a mountain bike park with; and spend a day surfing with!

If you possess the required skills and experience and are eager to contribute to our brand's success, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

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