Advertising Sales Representative
Hermanus, Western Cape
Posted 14 January 2020 - Closing Date 24 January 2020

Job Details

Job Description

Boland Media, publisher of Hermanus Times and Theewaterskloof Gazette, requires the services of an advertising sales representative to sell advertising space for these two publications. The person will be based in Hermanus.


  • Daily canvassing of new business by selling advertisements for the required publications
  • 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


  • Matric or similar qualification
  • Degree or diploma in sales and or 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


Given the employment equity policy of Media24, preference will be given to suitable candidates from the designated groups