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We are niched in the communications industry with offices in Johannesburg and Cape Town from where we service all of South Africa, Africa, the Middle East, Europe and the rest of the world. Our portfolios include Digital, Creative and Client Service in Advertising, Marketing, Media, Public Relations and Corporate Communications.
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Group Sales Director - Digital Media

Remuneration:market-related 
Location:Johannesburg
Job level:Senior
Type:Permanent
Company:Ad Talent Africa


Who are we : A global social media automation business 

Who are we looking for: A group sales director who will bring back a startup mentality to our sales teams. Someone who is willing to get involved in a client engagement if there is a learning opportunity but knows how to build scaleable organisation structures and sales strategies.

We're looking for someone who will come in and own the sales division of the company, as you'll have the opportunity to speak directly to the board of directors and shareholders and influence and decide how the sales division is run.

What will you do:

You would be looking after our Core Markets of South Africa and the United Kingdom where there are established teams while working on establishing a strategy for the growth markets.

Duties and responsibilities:
  • Leading and mentoring the sales teams
  • Establishing startup mentality
  • Growing active number of accounts across all regions
  • Sales Structures and strategies
  • Forecasting per quarter/year
  • Driving CRM adoption and accuracy
  • Working with the sales enablement team to ensure all sales collateral is in place to empower the sales team
  • Driving key revenue moments and events 
  • Managing relationships with key platforms such as Meta and Twitter
What do you need:
  • Eight-plus years of leading a sales team
  • Digital advertising experience is beneficial
  • Mindset aimed at scaling the business
Benefits:
  • Competitive package
  • Equity
  • International travel
  • Amazing culture and environment
Skills:
  • Leading teams
  • Sales management
  • Digital media
  • Digital sales
  • Social media



 

Posted on 18 Jan 15:00, Closing date 17 Feb