Agency Sales Administrator

  • Full-time
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Location: Home & Hub - London
  • Division: Commercial
  • Salary Currency: GBP Sterling
  • Department: Agency Solutions

Company Description

Are you a dynamic and results-oriented individual with a passion for media and advertising? Look no further! Reach plc, the largest commercial publisher in the UK, is on the hunt for a talented Agency Executive to join our Reach Solutions team. You won't just be a cog in the machine; you'll be the driving force behind our success. Playing a key support role to your Agency Business Manager and Agency Lead, you'll play a crucial role in maximising revenue across every line, ensuring the smooth running of all admin tasks across your agencies. This is your chance to break into the vibrant world of media, where every day presents new challenges and opportunities for growth. If this sounds like something you’d be interested in, then we want to hear from you!

This is a hybrid role, working two days per week from our Canary Wharf Hub.

So, who are we? 

We are Reach Plc, you might not have heard of us but we have probably met without you even realising it. We are home to the UK and Ireland’s most iconic digital platforms, magazines and newspapers. From the Mirror, Daily Express and OK!, to our regional titles such as the Liverpool Echo, BirminghamLive and the Manchester Evening News (plus lots more), our brands and the stories we cover are as varied as our people. We help all kinds of people share experiences through our stories because we believe this is what makes us human. Oh, and we should probably also mention that we have a monthly readership of 47 million people! At Reach, not only will you feel better understood, you will also feel you understand other people better too.

Job Description

  • Support the Agency Business Managers in driving revenues across all areas of the business, ensuring reporting & bookings are accurate and prospects are kept up to date on a daily basis.

  • Deliver multi-platform sales messages effectively to Advertisers and Agencies in the absence of the Agency Business Managers.

  • Collaborate with and support all areas of our business including Page Planning, Programmatic, Production, Trading, Publishing, Finance, Ad Ops, Admin and Invention to drive revenues and profitability.

  • Maximise accuracy and minimise administrative errors within day to day running of Agency portfolio.

  • Develop a full understanding of both the digital ecosystem and the newsbrand marketplace and how Reach sits within this.

  • Understand specific advertiser’s strategies to help them build bespoke, tailored cross-platform solutions.

  • Maintain an up-to-date and accurate pipe line for business.

  • Help forecast and report digital and print (national and regional) revenue and support Agency Business Managers and Agency Lead with daily updates to prospects, forecast and sales leads.



  • In order to be successful in this role, you will be numerate and able to work across multiple spreadsheets and platforms/systems. You’ll be provided with full bespoke training, however the ability to be numerate and multi-task is essential. 
  • You will be a confident and clear communicator in order to build and maintain good relationships both internally and externally.
  • You will possess excellent organisational skills, and will be comfortable working at pace undertaking a variety of tasks. 
  • You will be a proactive and self-starting individual who is driven and eager to learn & grow within this role long term. 


  • Previous experience with G Suite and Salesforce is desirable but not essential.
  • Previous experience in an administrative role.
  • Previous experience in publishing/advertising/media. 

Additional Information

What can we offer you?

We are offering a competative salary + quarterly bonus, and benefits including;

  • Help saving for your retirement - join our pension scheme and we’ll match contributions up to 6%
  • 25 days’ holiday per year when you join. After three, five and ten years’ service with Reach, you’ll accrue one additional day of annual leave. We also have a Holiday Purchase Scheme
  • Giving back day - an additional day’s leave each year to support a cause close to your heart
  • Enhanced family leave - including maternity, paternity and adoption - and you’ll be eligible after just six months’ employment
  • Private Healthcare Cash Plan - free health cash plan so you can claim back cash for a range of medical expenses
  • As one of the UK’s top 50 Inclusive Employers everyone’s invited to join our events, programmes and networks to celebrate diversity and build an environment where all our people can thrive
  • Wellbeing support - including a 24/7 employee assistance programme (EAP) for you and your nearest and dearest
  • Awesome career opportunities - you’ll have support from your line manager and a range of learning & development programmes
  • We are also a member of the 30% Club, a global campaign aimed at increasing gender diversity at board and senior management levels

Reach plc believes diversity brings benefits for our customers, our business and our people. This is why we are committed to being an inclusive employer and encourage applications from all suitable applicants irrespective of background, circumstances, age, disability, gender identity, ethnicity, religion or belief and sexual orientation.

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