Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Advertising Sales Executive Job in Kenya

Advertising Sales Executive 
Gross Salary: 30k plus Commission

Our Client, which is  a media and marketing organization focusing on the youth. 
Amongst its key products being  a teen publication which is a  Kenya’s leading teen publication  is looking for an Advertising Sales Executive.

The Advertising Sales Executive will be responsible for maintaining and growing advertising revenues across a given client and market territory. 
Selling print advertising via the telephone, email and face to face meetings with potential advertisers.

Core Responsibilities
  • Selling advertising space to a mix of new customers and existing key accounts. Working toward set revenue targets and generating advertising sales revenues.
  • Proactively network, always seeking opportunities to promote  the product
  • This role will involve visiting potential customers to aggressively prospect for new business
  • This role will also involve maintaining and developing relationships with existing customers via regular meetings, telephone calls and emails.
Skills, Experience and Abilities
  • Ideally you will have a minimum of 2 years experience in advertising sales from a media/advertising sector. 
  • Alternatively you will be an experienced sales person (minimum 2 years) looking to break into magazine advertising sales.
  • A pleasant personality and excellent communication skills
  • Have an existing client and contact portfolio
  • Outgoing and a people person
  • Well groomed
  • Well spoken
  • International/global worldview
  • Strong networking skills
  • An undergraduate degree in Sales and Marketing or Advertising from a recognized university, a Masters is preferred
  • A solid understanding of the principles of marketing and advertising cost-effectiveness, including market sector targeting, product offer development, features-benefits-solutions selling etc.
Personal Qualities
The role will suit someone VERY results driven, self motivated and confident in their approach.
The right candidate will be disciplined, enthusiastic and able to work to targets and deadlines.
You will have a confident, professional and articulate manner necessary to deal with high-level prestigious clients from Blue Chips to Smaller Enterprises, coupled with the drive and determination.

Able to work with minimum supervision
Gregarious personality and a great sense of humor

If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only indicating why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title (advertising sales executive) on the email subject to

Please indicate current or last salary.
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