Media Sales Executives (132 views)

Cape Town
October 10, 2017

Basic + Commission 

Cape Town

Job level:




Job Description:

Our client, a leading publisher seeks to hire four top notch media sales executives. This role is based in CTN.

Previous ad sales media/publishing is imperative. 

  • Develop new business by finding out who holds the advertising budget in a target organisation and arranging to speak to them 
  • Persuade clients to buy advertising space/time in a particular medium 
  • Explain the benefits of this medium, using statistics on readership or viewing figures as evidence 
  • Offer a price and negotiate around it 
  • Close the deal and record the details 
  • Spend a great deal of time on the telephone, face to face visits and preparing for presentations

The candidate must possess the following skills:

  • Communication skills
  • Good telephone manner
  • Persuasive ability
  • Confident and outgoing personality 
  • The ability to create relationships with customers
  • Diplomacy and patience
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet targets 
  • Own transport essential
  • Must be able to sell agency services to prospective clients
  • Strong sales skills
  • Able to do presentations
  • Must be savvy with regards to competitor analysis
  • Able to meet targets pre-set and ongoing 

Contact Details:


Salary: Negotiable

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