Advertising Sales Executive – Johannesburg – Isikhova Publishing

Job description
We are looking for a dynamic person to join the team. The candidate will be selling advertising space in our stable of diamond and jewellery publications.

Our media offering consists of a monthly journal namely SA Jewellery News, a weekly electronic newsletter Jewellery Biz-news, a biannual directory for trade, an annual export magazine and Jewellex Today – trade show newspaper once a year. This person would be based at our Sandton office but we would expect the person to be out in the market selling and coming into the office to do sales admin and make appointments only. 65% of the client base is in Johannesburg and Pretoria with other clients across the country or internationally and these would need to be dealt with by phone and e-mail.
We are looking for a person to start as soon as possible.

The successful candidate must be fluent in English have there own transport and be presentable as they will be dealing in the diamond and jewellery industry.
Own transport essential (if this requirement is not met we will respond).

Company Description
Small publishing company, best suited to a person who likes working in a “family style” environment.

The person must have advertising sales in print media experience, preferably in trade journals. Good planning and sales skills are essential in order to sell to existing and new clients across these platforms. The candidate must be able to sell advertising on a contract basis. Due to the type of industry, the person most likely to succeed would be the one visiting clients face-to-face.
We need a success driven individual who works well with editorial staff and can build advertising revenue from existing clients and generate new ones. High energy is required, age, gender or race is not a factor. Our magazine has been in existence for almost 90 years and is well respected.

Posted on 30 Jun 08:37

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Andrew Meyer