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Media Sales Executives
Selling of advertising space in Commercial TV, events, exhibitions, conference spaces and selling of sponsorship opportunities thereof.

Job Description

  • Contact potential clients, usually over the telephone but also in a face to face environment to describe potential advertising opportunities.
  • Contact existing clients to arrange the design and placement of advertisements, the payments for this and to ensure their continued support.
  • Knowledge on media buying agencies.
  • Working closely with media buying agencies and their clients on advertising/ sponsorship opportunities.
  • Knowledge of market trends and regulatory aspects in media industry
  • Account management of a client base ensuring that the clients’ needs are being catered for 
  • Building on the relationship to maximize sales opportunities.
  • Attend meetings to ensure your clients are fully aware of all potential advertising, promotion and sponsorship opportunities and to cement your relationship with them for the long term.
  • Develop a proper customer base. Make daily reporting to the head of department. Keep accurate records of sales, contacts and deals.
  • Develop and maintain an in-depth understanding of the market place you work in, including regular analysis of competitor activity and identifying opportunities for new product development and new revenue streams.
  • Attend industry networking events, exhibitions, seminars and conferences to build awareness of your industry and meet potential and existing clients.
  • Work closely with the editorial features team to ensure all leads are covered and relevant information exchanged to the benefit of both parties
  • Work closely with production departments to ensure advertisements are placed into the correct products, in the right place and at the right time, and following up on monitoring.
  • Work closely with the programming department team to ensure the correct advertisements are placed at the correct time, according to your clients’ agreement. 
  • Proven experience similar position.
  • Passion to work in media
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • The ability to persuade and convince people of the merits of a product.
  • The ability and confidence to negotiate with people and close them into making decisions.
  • The ability to work under and handle pressure.
  • Commercial awareness and networking ability.
  • Drive, determination, persistence, resilience and tenacity.
  • Strategic and creative planning.
  • An excellent telephone manner.
  • Self-motivated and a can do attitude.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong revenue awareness.
  • Sociable and outgoing personality.
  • Bachelors Degree / Diploma in sales and marketing
Send cv and cover letter to 
Deadline for application is 25th May 2016. 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

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