Job: Channel Sales Manager

Title Channel Sales Manager
Categories Sales/Business Development
Date Posted19 August 2014
Salary Negotiable
Location Cape Town/Johannesburg

If you’re currently employed as either digital publisher, commercial manager, account director, strategic planner, media planner or related role and you’re in need of an exciting new challenge, working across some of the best known publishing titles in South Africa, with SA’s MOST Award winning team, then you need to apply quickly.

Job Outputs:

  • Accountable to the revenue targets of the assigned portfolio of channels
  • Preparation of proactive sales proposals to grow revenue within the assigned portfolio of channels
  • Develop strong client relationships and grow the companies advertiser base and revenues through direct client sales
  • A strategy roll-out and implementation role – proactive, innovative, share information, interpret industry needs
  • Mine active advertising categories within the digital environment and traditional media
  • Provide sales propositions that illustrate an understanding of the clients business while addressing the needs of the companies business
  • Promote holistic online communication solutions backed by the appropriate product knowledge
  • Active participation in sales presentations to agencies/clients
  • Maintain an intimate knowledge of the assigned portfolio of channels
  • Preparation of sales proposals for the companies account management team that meet the brief submitted by client/agency or the sales team
  • Develop strong client relationships and grow the companies advertiser base and revenues through direct client sales
  • A team player: Proven ability to build productive relationships both internally and externally
  • Strong people skills: Ability to share information and interact at a strategic and senior management level
  • Sales, negotiation and presentation skills
  • Motivated, Passionate and Determined
  • Attention to detail, analytical and a thorough understanding of all media planning, buying and strategy
  • Knowledge of research tools – AMPS, ad index, Effective Measure, Google Analytics, etc.
  • Solution orientated and Accountable
  • Excellent communication skills – written & verbal
  • Matric + Marketing/Sales/Communication or related tertiary qualification a prerequisite
  • At least 2 years’ experience in digital advertising (media sales/media planning/media strategy and/or client service)
  • Negotiation / sales / presentation skills
  • Fully computer literate (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook, Internet etc.)
  • Knowledge of Web Analytic tools will be a prerequisite
  • Relevant media courses completed: SAARF/ AAA/ AMASA/ Etc. will be preferable
  • Strong references from previous employers and clients required
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Amy Molony – Creative RecruiterAmy grew up in the humid seaside hood that is Durban. With a background in the film industry Amy has experience promoting South Africa as a film destination and reading and researching movie scripts.   She is passionate about good content and her love for the written word knows no bounds. She relishes being outdoors and during weekends, when she isn’t playing Ultimate Frisbee, she can be found hiking the Capes scenic mountains. Amy will be placing aspiring wordsmiths, social media managers, copywriters and editors.Contact manager
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