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National Sales Executive/Account Manager

Remuneration:negotiable Basic salary 
Location:Cape Town
Education level:Diploma
Job level:Mid/Senior
Job policy:Employment Equity position
Company:Mail & Guardian

Job description

Duties and/or tasks:
  • Manage all sales activities and advertising revenue by bringing new business.
  • Maintain and grow existing client base and spend.
  • Canvas new clients' agency and direct client contact through face-to-face interaction, telephone and written correspondence on a regular basis.
  • Research and identify appropriate synergies and opportunities between potential or existing client and product.
  • Create effective and accurate media proposals and presentations.
  • Work closely with agency and client together where possible.
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism at all times.
  • Plan, maintain and exceed weekly and monthly targets as set by GM.
  • Maintain a high level of admin functionality to ensure good accountability and eliminate any future discrepancies.
  • Deliver professional advertising strategies and or illustrate visuals.
  • Ensure that all relevant documentation is completed timeously and according to company standards and procedures.
  • Identify new advertising markets and potential.
  • Maintain a minimum standard of performance.
  • Provide clients with estimates of the costs of advertising products or services.
  • Assist clients by recommending appropriate sizes and formats for advertising.
  • Generating call reports, sales sheets and plans of how targets are to be met.


  • Leadership skills
  • Implementation skills
  • Budget control skills
  • Advanced computer literacy
  • Business acumen skills
  • Team management skills
  • Relationship building skills
  • Advanced presentation skills

Posted on 12 Jul 13:29

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