Business Development Executive

Apply now Job no: 974071
Work type: Full-time
Location: Perth
Categories: Sales, Call Centre & Customer Service

Seven West Media is the leading listed national multi-platform media business based in Australia. We comprise Channel Seven, the leading free to air capital city television network; Pacific Magazines, the country’s second largest magazine group by readership, Western Australia’s leading newspapers The West Australian, the Sunday Times and associated WA regional newspapers, Community News Group’s associated mastheads, digital assets and

 The Business

Community News is one of WA's largest media organizations, delivering engaging local content across the greater Perth metro area. We publish local content through 13 weekly print editions, 23 local publication websites and the homepage, a suite of weekly e-newsletters, and publication based Facebook/social media pages.

Each week, almost 350,000 copies of the local Community newspaper are distributed across metropolitan Perth and the City of Mandurah. Each month, over 700,000 unique visitors engage with their local content online with 131,000 social media followers and 83,000 active e-newsletter subscriptions. Each month we reach over 1 million adults across the Perth Metro region

The Role

 Calling all go-getters!

Do you have the gift of the gab? Do you want to get your foot in the door in the media industry? We would love an experienced salesperson, but are also open to an enthusiastic person with the right outlook and drive. Extensive product, sales and industry training is provided.

 As a key member of our small, high-achieving office based Advertising sales team, you will work as a trusted local adviser across both print and digital forms of advertising. You will drive sales and develop new and sustainable business through building and maintaining strong relationships with small-to-medium enterprise clients across Perth.

To be successful in this role, we are looking for:

  • Previous phone sales experience (not necessary).
  • The ability to work to deadlines and targets.
  • The ability to consistently achieve KPIs.
  • Exceptional communication (written and oral), presentation, problem-solving, and negotiation skills.
  • Organisational and time management skills.
  • Proven experience in developing new business (preferred).
  • Previous experience partnering with clients to assist them in achieving their goals (preferred).
  • A genuine interest in helping small business thrive.

The Perks

Join our community and you will receive an attractive remuneration including your base salary, a generous incentive scheme and salary continuance insurance.  You’ll have access to our on-site complimentary gym to use at your leisure as well as the Seven West onsite cafe. You'll be joining a company that values leadership, professionalism and trust while encouraging innovation and balance and recognizes and rewards our people's efforts and success.

Hurry, interviews are taking place soon. To be considered please APPLY now by submitting your written application including a covering letter outlining why you are expressing interest in the position and what you can bring to the role and a resume detailing your qualifications and experience. Applications without a covering letter will not be considered in the short listing process.

For questions about the job please contact Jacqueline Karam at

Be a part of our journey and join one of Australia's most iconic companies. 

Seven West Media is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. 

Recruitment Agencies: Seven West Media does not accept any unsolicited agency resumes and will not be responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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Seven West Media is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Recruitment Agencies: Seven West Media does not accept any unsolicited agency resumes. Seven West Media is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.