Advertising Representative
Media24
Cape Town, Western Cape
Permanent
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Posted 11 September 2018 - Closing Date 21 September 2018

Job Details

Job Description

WP Media, publisher of Tygerburger, People's Post and City Vision, requires the services of a sales representative to sell advertising space for its publications. The person will be based in Bellville.

Duties:

  • Daily canvassing of new business by selling advertisements for the sales department
  • Make sure monthly targets are reached and even exceeded
  • Stimulate the market by means of innovative ideas and by creating advertising platforms which will suit the client's advertising needs
  • Identify and capitalise on opportunities to generate additional income

Requirements:

  • Matric or similar qualification
  • Degree or diploma in marketing would be an advantage
  • At least two years' sales experience would serve as an advantage
  • Computer literacy, especially MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Knowledge of social media sales platforms would be an advantage
  • Good communication skills (write and speak)
  • Good presentation skills
  • Valid Code 8 driver's licence and own, reliable transport essential
  • A positive attitude and the ability to work in an extremely pressurised environment
  • Initiative and the ability to clinch a deal
  • Attending ad-hoc functions and networking events after hours