Advertising Sales Exec

  • Megan Forg Consulting
  • Green Point, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
  • Jul 17, 2017
Permanent Advertising Sales

Job Description

Advertising Sales Executive

Location: Green Point, Cape Town

Salary: R20k per month plus commission of R10k – R15k per month 



Grade 12

At least 3 -5 years’ experience in advertising/media sales environment

Excellent communication skills in English and Afrikaans – written and verbal

Experienced in cold calling to direct clients – not ad agencies

Negotiation skills

Sales ability and persuasion

Strong problem solving ability and negotiation skills

Excellent presentation skills

Excellent computer literacy in MS Office (MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, MS Outlook, CRM software)

Possession of a valid driver’s licence, own vehicle, cell phone & Internet Access



Generate sales via cold calling and meeting with clients

Manage and service a portfolio of direct advertising clients to ensure targets are achieved

Grow sales by pitching clients in an effort to meet targets

Manage a portfolio of advertising clients to ensure targets are achieved

Prepare and present sales proposals and presentations to new and existing clients to negotiate and close deals

Create tailored solutions that meet the client’s short and long term needs

Identify and generate new business opportunities on an ongoing basis to achieve sales targets

Cold calling has to be part of your strategy

Build working relationships with clients and maintain a high level of client interaction to ensure that their specific requirements are addressed in order to grow and monitor business

Report on sales activities and achievement as required (weekly and monthly)

Provide professional and exceptional client service in all interactions with clients

Maintain a high level of relevant industry knowledge

Keep abreast of all administrative and sales support duties

Job Level


Salary Range

R15 000 - R20 000 per month