Job: Digital Account Manager (CPT)

Title Digital Account Manager (CPT)
Categories Sales/Business Development
Date Posted23 June 2016
Salary R25k – 33k per month + Commission
Location Cape Town


Minimum of 3 years previous digital sales experience

Love digital and have a desire to push the boundaries of what’s possible

Have strong account management experience

Will work in a team with the ad operations manager, campaign manager and digital designer and report to the head of sales

Have a great sales conversion track record

Be able to seek out new leads for business and have good contacts in the industry

Have exceptional communication skills and can write fantastic proposals and create impactful and compelling presentations

Be a self-starter and drive the growth and profitability of the company

Have great commercial savvy and an entrepreneurial flair

Should be able to do business forecast accurately

Have a valid driver’s licence and your own reliable transport

Have successfully completed a tertiary qualification


You will drive the profitability of the online publication and secure new clients for both traditional digital sales as well as content marketing based initiatives.

This role will report to the head of sales

Responsible for all communications to client (including pitches, proposals and presentations)

Tenacious sales drive and desire to bring new clients into the fold

Consistent and clear communications with both existing and future clients

Keeping up to date with your client’s business strategies, culture and brand(s) and those of their competitors

Weigh-in on strategy and concept brainstorms and represent the client needs and wishes to the content team

Be a dynamic presenter and have the ability to get clients excited about projects and sign the deals

Meet monthly targets for sales and provide reports to upper management

Provide report backs to clients on the success of their campaigns

Stay up to date on the latest trends with digital publication sales and drive client innovation

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Alex Martin – Founder and Managing DirectorWith more than 10 years experience in recruitment, Alex has earned an outstanding reputation in recruitment and built close relationships with some of the digital and corporate giants in South Africa. Within the company, he is responsible for senior-level placements, international executive search assignments, and strategic staffing consulting.Contact manager
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