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Junior Sales Executive Position

written by Yummy Team 7th October 2019

About Yummy and Nomad Magazine: 

Yummy Magazine is East Africa’s high-end food and lifestyle magazine published monthly. Nomad Magazine is the region’s premier travel magazine capturing fine photography and writing.

About the role:

We are looking for a motivated and target-driven Sales Executive to join our Sales team. You will be responsible for developing long-term relationships with customers and overseeing sales responsibilities include discovering and pursuing new sales prospects, negotiating deals and maintaining customer satisfaction. You must have excellent communication and negotiation skills and be customer service oriented. 

Compensation:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Office lunch
  • Health Insurance
  • Target-based bonuses

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute strategies to drive business in new & existing markets.
  • Timely and accurate forecasting to build predictable and recurring revenue.
  • Establish and maintain positive business and customer relationships.
  • Bring in a new list of clientele to grow the Magazine.
  • Build rapport and establish long term relationships with new clients.
  • Grow sales and correctly implement and use CRM system.
  • Partake in conceptualizing new avenues of advertising and partnerships for clients.
  • Identify business opportunities with prospective customers.
  • Analyze opportunities by researching the industry and market trends.
  • Process correspondence and paperwork related to accounts.
  • Prepare and deliver sales presentations to new and existing clients.
  • Deliver advertising or illustration proofs to clients for approval. 

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant subject.
  • 2-3 years or equivalent experience in media sales.
  • Sales and account management experience.
  • Strong time management and operational skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience and working knowledge of CRM systems and LinkedIn.
  • Demonstrate a track record of achieving targets.
  • Strong negotiating skills.

To be eligible for this position, interested candidates must answer the brief below with a detailed proposal and concept that should convince us of your skill in terms of quick thinking, presentation skills, creativity and the ability to sell. 

The brief: 

There’s a new group of hotels and restaurants in the market looking to launch with a bang during the Christmas season. They are interested in partnering with Yummy and Nomad Magazine  for this launch. They have an open budget to spend and are open to content-related ads in terms of print and digital.

Interested candidates should email their resume, proposal, cover Letter and Linkedin Profile to: vanessa@nomadmagazineafrica.com with the subject line “Full Names – Junior Sales Executive”. Deadline for application is 21st October 2019. 

 

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