Magazine Advertising Sales Representative
Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited
Midrand, Gauteng
Permanent
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Posted 12 March 2020

Job Details

Job Description

Dis-Chem Pharmacies has an opportunity available for a Magazine Advertising Sales Representative at our head office in Midrand. You will be required to sell advertising for Benefits Magazines (print and digital) in accordance with set targets.

Minimum Requirements…

Essential:

  • Grade 12 / Matric
  • 4-5 years’ experience in a Sales / Advertising role

Advantageous:

  • Marketing Qualification
  • 5 – 8 years’ experience in Sales / Advertising

Job Specification…

  • Identify and propose creative ways of selling advertising space, constantly innovating to ensure that sales parameters are met.
  • Compile proposals and presentations for potential clients that meet company standards.
  • Ensure that advertisers are given the best possible exposure to their target audience.
  • Perform cost-benefit and needs analysis of existing/potential customers to meet their advertising needs.
  • Present all advertising opportunities to the client.
  • Monitor ongoing sales and growth in order to ensure that set targets are met.
  • Establish relationships with suppliers/advertisers and internal staff.
  • Reach out to potential new customer leads through internal leads.
  • Communicate effectively and efficiently inside as well as outside of the organisation.
  • Address complaints and resolve any queries in relation to advertising space for clients.
  • Attend weekly meeting, compile required reports (weekly, monthly & quarterly) sales reports.
  • Supply management with reports on problems, interests, potential for new products and services.

 

Competencies

Essential:

  • Computer Skills – Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Knowledge of Marketing Practices and Principles
  • Communications skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Interpersonal skills

 

Special conditions of employment:

  • Needs to work under pressure and reach tight deadlines
  • Extensive travelling
  • South African
  • MIE, clear criminal and credit
  • Driver’s license and/or own reliable transport

 

Remuneration and benefits:

  • Market-related salary
  • Medical aid
  • Provident fund
  • Staff account

 

ONLY SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL BE CONTACTED. IF YOU HAVEN`T BEEN CONTACTED WITHIN TWO WEEKS AFTER THE CLOSING DATE CONSIDER YOUR APPLICATION AS UNSUCCESSFUL.

 

Dis-Chem Pharmacies is an equal opportunity employer. Dis-Chem’s approved Employment Equity Plan and targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process aligned to Dis-Chem’s Employment Equity & Transformation Strategy. Dis-Chem actively supports the recruitment of People with Disabilities.