Opportunities and Sales Associate I

Confidential

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A reputable media organization seeks to fill the above position with suitable and qualified persons to fill the above position.

Department:

  • Opportunities and Sales

Reports: 

  • To CEO 

Job Summary

  • Responsible for developing new profitable business leads, sponsorships, media sales and other products.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Establish new accounts/Sales by planning and organizing daily work schedule to call on existing or potential sales Mediums and others.
  • Adjusts content of sales presentations by studying the type of sales Medium need or trade factor.
  • Focuses sales efforts by studying existing and potential volume of Spending Industries/Media.
  • Keeps management informed by submitting activity and results reports, such as daily call reports, weekly work plans, and monthly and annual business analyses.
  • Monitors competition by gathering current marketplace information on pricing, products, new entrants, Events etc.
  • Recommends changes in the offering by evaluating results and competitive developments.
  • Resolves revenue bottleneck by investigating problems; developing solutions; preparing reports; making recommendations to management.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies and forums.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

Job Requirement:

  • A degree in the social sciences or relevant discipline.
  • A relevant professional certificate would be an added advantage.
  • Sheer guts and know how the experience would be an added advantage

Working Experience:

  • 1-3 years’ experience in Media sales, Business Development or Marketing
  • Communications role

Knowledge, Skills, and Attitude

  • Strong working knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram
  • Client Relationships & Meeting Sales Goals
  • Closing, Prospecting and Negotiation Skills,
  • Self-Confidence + Motivation for Sales
  • Keen understanding of Product
  • Excellent knowledge of English (both speaking and writing)
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills,
  • Excellent presentations skills (PPT)
  • Ability to manage media inquiries.
  • In addition to strong planning, organizational and execution skills.
  • Excellent deadline management skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite
  • Highly motivated, quick learner, self-starter

Working Conditions

  • May require travel – local and international.

Physical Requirements

  • Satisfactory physical/health status, following medical examinations.

Summary

Company

Confidential

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Lagos

Specialization

Sales/Business Development

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

1 - 3 years