Account Executive Job Opportunity

Posted on :

12 Jun, 2014

Category :

Accounting Jobs in South Africa, Executive Jobs in South Africa

Reporting to the Sales Manager, your key performance areas will include:

  • Achievement of agreed upon monthly sales targets that contribute to the National Sales Target. These targets will be set by the Group Head: Sales and Sales Managers and will be monitored on an ongoing basis. This entails selling advertising time to both clients and agencies, as well as prospecting new business
  • Timeous negotiation of annual commitments
  • Adherence to the etv Sales Policy
  • To have a thorough knowledge of their Agency/Client portfolio and their respective brands and target markets
  • To develop strong working relationships with both Client and Agency
  • To always project a good positive image of etv in the marketplace
  • To ensure maximum revenue is achieved from their portfolio
  • To be proactive in initiating, conceptualizing and presenting proposals relevant to clients advertising objectives
  • 24 hour turnaround time to client/agency queries and briefs with thorough follow-up
  • Clear and thorough knowledge of etv programming, market research and tools that can be utilized to aid the selling process
  • Develop good working relationships with both the Internal Sales and Finance departments in order to be familiar with any queries/problems which may arise with clients within the AE portfolio
  • Deliver the highest level of service and professionalism at all times
  • Develop and carry out presentations to client/agency on an ongoing basis
  • Taking joint responsibility with your Internal on checking that all billing contracts are correct



  • Degree or diploma in Sales and Marketing or any Sales related qualification.
  • A proven track record with relatable reference and at least 5 years Sales experience.
  • An added advantage if you have knowledge of the advertising industry.
  • Attention to detail and thorough administration skills.
  • Prepared to perform at optimal levels at all times to ensure the best possible outcome
  • Able to present and communicate at the highest possible levels.
  • An established individual with character that will fit into an existing team and culture.
  • Must have a vehicle and valid driver’s license.


Closing date: 18 June 2014
If you possess the criteria and qualifications as stated, please send your application form together with a detailed CV to [email protected]

Only shortlisted applicants who meet the criteria will be contacted. If you have not received a response within 14 days after closing of the advert, please accept that your application was not successful.

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