Media sales experience you can trust to deliver results
We love media and have a genuine passion for helping others to love media sales too. The industry is evolving and changing at an unparalleled speed, this can be challenging for even the most experienced sales team.
At Nua Training, we want to help build your sales team’s capabilities so they can respond to constant change.
Our aim is to make an immediate impact on the way your team sells, to deliver fast and better business results.
“Mary really understands both the needs of the team and the business and has delivered bespoke programmes to ensure that we’re always one step ahead of the market.” Duncan Tickell – Commercial Director, Immediate Media
We don’t take a ‘one size fits all’ approach to media sales training and coaching, so we’ll work with you to develop best solution for your business.
We believe people learn more when they enjoy what they do, so our sessions are designed to be interactive and fun – but always results driven.
We transform potential into expertise. By using coaching around live scenarios , the learning really comes to life and the expertise is embedded and enhanced to maximise results.
Who we are
Everyone at Nua Training is an expert in their field, highly experienced media professionals who have held senior leadership roles in media companies such as the BBC, Capital Radio, LinkedIn and AOL.
The team is headed up by Mary Langan
Nua Training was set up by Mary, following a successful 20-year career in media sales, which included 14 years at BBC Worldwide.
Mary’s experience of recruiting and building media sales teams across disciplines has given her a real understanding of the challenges managers face when working to create outstanding sales teams.
The company has been built around Mary’s desire to help people develop their media careers and working with clients to help grow their business.
Mary is a member of the Association for Coaching, and a qualified practitioner for Tilt 365.
Meet the team
Tony Lamb – Director
Tony started his career in media sales, before moving into the direct marketing and data space, with his most recent role as the Head of Product and Strategy at Royal Mail Data Services. He has 25 years’ experience of running and launching successful data businesses within FTSE 100 and SME organisations. His roles have involved raising multi-million pound investments for strategic data-led projects, as well as leading high performance teams. Tony’s roles at Nua Training are to run the business and provide strategic support for our clients.
Sudha is a world-renowned pop musician, playing as the percussionist with international artists including Faithless, The Spice Girls and Kylie Minogue. You may well have seen her in concert!
She is also a rare breed of Presentation, Pitch and Public Speaking Coach who understands what it takes to get ideas off the ground, pitch for business and investment, and engage an audience. Drawing on her experience as a two times TED X speaker, giving keynotes at conferences around the world, and as an award-winning Start-up founder, she really knows what it takes to give an impactful presentation that moves people to act.
Fiona specialises in negotiation, sales and management. Following a background in digital media and radio, Fiona has spent the last 13 years providing training to leading media agency groups such as PHD, OMD and Dentsu, as well as a wide range of media owners in Australia.
Greg began his career in media sales, moving into learning and development for a publishing company, before becoming a trainer 15 years ago. He became increasingly interested in the role stories played in communication, so took several classes to improve his knowledge in this area, including an MA in Screenwriting. He is now a highly regarded presentation skills trainer, with a specialism in storytelling, as well as the successful author of a series of novels “The Soho Series” published by Thomas and Mercer and available on Amazon.
Having held director-level roles at LinkedIn, Yahoo and Advertising.com, Colin has a wealth of knowledge and experience of digital media sales. As well as being an inspiring digital media trainer, he is also a growth coach for successful digital media start-ups.
Lizzie specialises in running workshops focused on creativity, storytelling and generating great ideas. Lizzie’s clients include P&G, Unilever, DDB and Havas. Previously Lizzie held marketing director roles at Orange, Discovery TV and Capital Radio.
Jill is our wellness expert. She is a qualified yoga teacher and coach (Associate for Coaching) and is passionate about creating the conditions for our physical, mental and emotional wellbeing to blossom and thrive – every single day!