Sales Assistant

Job Ref: EC106

Job Title: Sales Assistant

Reports to: Sales Manager

About Eman Channel: Eman Channel aims to produce high-quality programs; in terms of both production value and Islamic principles; available freely on satellite television, mobile app and online. Eman Channel is a real alternative Islamic channel for Muslims.

Established over 7 years ago, based in London, Eman Channel broadcasts Islamic-centric programmes on Sky 757, Online via our website and various social media platforms.

The field of Islamic Media requires a boost to help engage all members of the Muslim community. We believe that Muslim families should be able to sit together and enjoy entertaining and informative programs, and our channel intends to bring about this positive change. Whilst our programs will provide suitable entertainment for all ages, our Islamic values will always be considered as well as the tolerant and respectful values of the country that host our channel. Viewers are able to enjoy a large variety of unique and inspiring programs, from educational lectures to cookery and comedy shows.

Job Summary:

The Sales Assistant will be responsible for supporting the sales team in generating revenue for the TV station through the sale of advertising and sponsorship packages. Following up on enquiries and to populate the account manager’s diary with leads.

Remuneration: Range from £11.44 to £15 per hour – Dependant on experience

Type: Part-time – 20 hours per week, rota shift basis

Base Location: East London (and remote as and when feasible)

Responsibilities:

  • Assisting the sales team in identifying new business opportunities and generating leads for advertising and sponsorship packages through cold-calling, networking, online enquiries.
  • Provide customer service to clients, ensuring their needs are being met.
  • Provide relevant information and pricing details.
  • Maintaining accurate records of all sales-related activities, including client information, sales figures, and marketing campaigns.
  • Working with internal departments, such as broadcasting and marketing, to ensure that advertising and sponsorship campaigns are delivered.
  • Populating the account manager’s diary with appointments, deadlines, and other important information to ensure that they are aware of all upcoming meetings and tasks.
  • Assisting the account manager in preparing proposals and presentations for clients

 Requirements:

  • Experience in a sales.
  • Communication skills, with the ability to build relationships.
  • Organisational skills and attention.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office.

 Preferred:

  • Familiarity with the TV advertising and sponsorship industry.
  • Experience in a Media company.