Avusa South Africa: Advertising Co-ordinator, Sunday Times

Posted on :

1 Jul, 2010

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Media Jobs in South Africa

The Sunday Times is South Africa’s biggest-selling national newspaper. Includes Sunday Times Magazine, Lifestyle, Business Times and Metro sections. The paper is printed around the country in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban and Port Elizabeth. Avusa Media is an Affirmative Action Employer and as such, preference will be given to candidates who will add to the diversity of our organization.

We are currently recruiting Advertising Co-ordinator Market Related CTC

Permanent junior level position in the Media sector at Sunday Times in Rosebank, Johannesburg in South Africa (Gauteng). Benefits: Medical Aid

Pension/Provident Fund.

Posted by Avusa on 30/06/2010

Purpose of the Job:

The primary function is to assist and support the sales team in their selling efforts and to effectively manage the duties and responsibilities of dealing with direct clients, agencies and internal departments i.e. accounts and studio

Main Responsibilities/Outcomes

To assist and support the sales team where necessary
To liaise with studio, direct clients and advertising agencies to ensure that bookings, payments and material are delivered on/before deadline.
To follow-up on all outstanding payments.
General office administration.
Prepare quotes and forward rate cards and sales information when requested.
Receipting of all cash advertisements.
Adhere to production and payment deadlines.
Assist the Financial Services Department with queries
Respond to client queries timeously (ensure that queries are referred to management if unable to assist yourself)

Core Competencies required


Advertising knowledge
Business market knowledge


Strong administrative skills
Strong selling and negotiating skills
Interpersonal and written communication
Computer and internet literacy


Able to work under pressure
Friendly and enthusiastic
Able to work after hours on when necessary

Personal Specification

Matric minimum
Previous coordinating / admin experience an advantage

The ideal candidate will have the following competencies:


be discrete when dealing with confidential information
communicate clearly and efficiently
deal with own correspondence (email)
interact with people at all levels
work methodically and systematically
work without supervision

filing and general office administration

communication techniques
newspaper production processes

Apply online before 10/07/2010.
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