Online Publisher just-auto Energises its Advertising Sales Team

Oct 08, 2013, 09:46 ET from

BIRMINGHAM. England, October 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Automotive industry online resource, has hired a new account manager to boost its burgeoning advertising sales department.

Sam Knowles joins from UK energy company npower, where he was responsible for providing aftermarket account management and negotiating new business with small to medium sized businesses.

In his new role, Sam will provide bespoke marketing solutions to automotive supply chain clients, developing existing accounts and identifying new advertisers.

Commenting on the appointment, Richard Jackson, CEO of just-auto said "Traditionally the advertising industry is the first to feel the positive effects of an upturn in the economy. We've observed increased advertiser demand in recent months and this appointment allows us to capitalise on this resurgence of interest."

Sam joins the just-auto team as the subscription news and research website looks to build on its substantial membership base of automotive industry professionals.

Senior advertising account manager, Heather Whyley said: "Sam's appointment at just-auto will provide our customers with not only an intelligent and responsive point of contact, but a highly professional one too. Sam has shown that he is able to appreciate our advertisers' business needs, which will translate into successful campaign outcomes."

Sam's arrival follows a number of new recruits earlier this year. John Newton joined as director of marketing for just-auto, as well as for its three sister sites - just-drinks, just-food and just-style. In addition, Kira Bahia and Harjit Abi were appointed to the company's corporate sales team, and the recruitment of ex-PwC executive Calum MacRae to lead the development of just-auto's real-time automotive intelligence service, QUBE.


Established in 1999, just-auto is a leading online resource for the global automotive industry, publishing around 50 news articles, analysis features and insights every working day. Under the direction of Director of Automotive Services David Leggett, its experienced team of journalists, consultants and analysts provide a unique blend of that is delivered to over 90,000 business executives per month.

Via its website, webinars and QUBE, CONSULT and PLDB research platforms, just-auto offers insight into OEM and supplier corporate strategies, manufacturing developments, in-depth management briefings, supplier technologies and innovations, component market trends and forecasts and current/future car model programmes.

For details of how just-auto helps automotive decision makers visit

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