15 Past 8 Media Group – Advertising Account Executive

Posted on :

11 Jun, 2012

Category :

Media Jobs in Nigeria

With offices in Lagos, Nigeria and New York City, USA. 15 Past 8 Media Group owns and operates hundreds of web properties covering news, science, finance, technology, scandal, entertainment and so much more, if people are talking about it and looking for it, we’ve probably got it covered.

Job Description:

The Advertising Account Executive is responsible for selling 15 Past 8 Media Group assets as marketing solutions. The primary objective is to achieve revenue targets and services goals while helping clients meet key business challenges.

Successful candidates must be a motivated, enthusiastic, self-starters who are able to work effectively both independently and in a team environment. This is a challenging position where only the motivated succeed. If you are motivated, have a strong desire to succeed, and can adapt and overcome, then you are in for a successful and rewarding career with an international company destined to be global leader in the information arena.

Lots of 15 Past 8 Media Group assets have stories focused on Nigeria and/or with a Nigerian interest angle, consequently thousands of Nigerians in Nigeria and the Nigerian Diaspora visit our properties on a daily basis .

As an Advertising Account Executive, you will be responsible for:

Selling content sponsorship on one or more of these websites and the assets associated with them, including streaming audio, events and promotions, and digital media.
Develop new leads by cold calling and obtaining face-to-face appointments.
Attain new business accounts and sponsorships.
Generate revenue and meet sales targets.
Establish, maintain and grow relationships with client base.
Provide weekly reports to Company Management regarding prospective sales orders, daily call sheets, itineraries, new prospect lists, forecasts & competition analysis.
Develop presentations to corporations and agencies designed to sell marketing solutions.
Maintain an organized format on each sales call, covering all important topics: client marketing analysis, target consumer needs, benefits sought, assignments and follow-up.
Employment Status: Full-Time

Job Requirements:

• Previous media and/or integrated sales experience a plus

• Superior written and verbal communication skills.

• Professional appearance and strong interpersonal skills.

• Ability to design, deliver and execute marketing strategies and presentations.

• Prior demonstrated prospecting experience through cold calling, networking and meeting functions.

• Proven track record of reaching sales targets and revenue goals.

Position: Advertising Account Executive

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Education Requirements: Bachelor’s degree

Advertising Account Executive

If Interested please use the email below to apply. Make sure to attach a copy of your CV/Resume, A Cover Letter and A Writing Sample to:

[email protected]

In the Subject Field, please put the position you’re applying for.

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