Applications are invited to the position of a MEDIA SALES EXECUTIVE/OFFICER for Private Owned Media Outfit located in South-West Nigeria.
Must have passion for working in the media industry.
Outstanding communication abilities including spoken as well as written.
Must be extremely fluent in English and should have knowledge of few local languages.
Lively and jovial personality.
Self-motivated and hard working.
Bright, enthusiastic and career driven individuals.
Should be fun loving and must love going out and meeting new people.
Be able to work with tight deadlines under pressure and meet sales targets.
Good negotiation and convincing skills.
Should be confident and a good team player.
Must have excellent presentation and public speaking skills.
Must have excelling sales and marketing skills. Should be able to engage anyone in a conversation.
Good understanding and knowledge of computers and MS Office (especially PowerPoint). Knowledge of Photoshop, Flash, or media related systems would be an advantage.
Sell advertising space in newspapers, magazines or journals; airtime on radio or television; invite sponsorships for events; and sell subscriptions or information.
Schedule and conduct phone or face-to-face meetings with customers/clients.
Source new clients through personal and professional network.
Maintain relationship with existing client base though regular meetings and phone calls.
Attend parties, events and conferences to network with people.
Keep track of sales and ensure it meets or exceeds the targets provided.
Desk work from the media agency’s office premise.
Travel extensively within the city to meet potential or existing customers and clients.
Travel outside the city may also be required depending upon the nature of the job and client requirements.
May have to work long hours to meet sales targets.
May have to attend parties / social gatherings (generally scheduled in evenings/nights) for building and maintaining client relationships.
Graduate or Bachelor’s degree in any field – Candidates with Media or Marketing or Sales specialization will be preferred.
Candidates who have previously worked in a media sales role will be preferred.
Interested applicants should send a cover letter and copy of resume to email@example.com within two(2) weeks of this publication.