Nation Media Group Vacancies: Business Executives
Nation Media Group the leading media house in East and Central Africa wishes to recruit suitably qualified
Job Ref: HR-BE-02-2011
We invite applicants who are performance driven and possess excellent skills and capability to drive sales and revenues within a broadcast setting with commitment to our vision of being the Media of Africa for Africa.
Reporting to the Business Manager, the Business Executives will develop, maintain and increase a solidly dependable client base and provide an effective service to clients in order to maximise advertising sales volumes and revenue targets.
- Targeting and developing new sales accounts through handling external sales calls and prospecting clients.
- Obtaining research and market intelligence data for executing sales opportunities.
- Contributing to sales promotion ideas to sales and advertising team
- Retaining current business and developing new business contacts
- Marketing programming scheduling in order to attract commercials to the station.
- Preparing proposals and advertising ideas to area businesses while selling commercial advertising time and other station products to advertisers
- Maintaining sales contacts with appropriate representatives of major advertisers and issues resolutions.
- Understanding the business objectives and advertising strategies of clients and finding ways to help them achieve their objectives through effective advertising solutions.
- Attracting advertisers to sell products and services via television
- Executing budgets and targets through effective solicitations, promotions and customer service.
Skills, knowledge and experience requirement
- Basic University Degree
- 2 to 3 years experience in sales preferably in a broadcasting environment
- Assertive with the ability to develop relations with clients and to execute sales closures
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Well developed presentation skills.
This position offers an excellent career growth opportunity and a competitive remuneration package. Attractive
commissions will be offered based on performance.
If you meet the above criteria, apply online at http://careers.nationmedia.com before 17th February 2011.
We shall only contact the short listed applicants.