Advertising sales representative

Full-time

Job Details

Job Description

EP Media currently has a vacancy based in their Mthatha office for the services of a Sales Representative. The ideal candidate should have at least 2 years’ experience in a sales environment.

 

Responsibilities and duties:

  • Daily canvasing of new business by selling block advertisements for the direct 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
  • Ad-hoc functions, openings of businesses, networking events have to be attended in and after hours In

 

Skills and Competencies:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good communication skills in English
  • Sales ability and persuasion including negotiation skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • A positive attitude and the ability to work in an extremely pressurised environment
  • Initiative and the ability to clinch a deal

 

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)
  • Valid Code 8 driver’s licence and own, reliable transport essential

 

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