VOLT Africa has an exciting opportunity for a Digital Sales Account Manager in Johannesburg. The successful incumbent will be responsible for growing new business and servicing our existing agencies/clients.
Manage the relationships between the company and ad agencies, including business direct
Maximise income from client accounts
Achieve monthly, quarterly and annual sales targets
Identify and develop new business
Create tailored proposals and ad campaigns which will meet agency/client KPIs
Present our digital ad opportunities at all levels
Sell programmatic deals and grow our PMP business with agencies
Should be able to create and maintain good relationships with clients
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
Able to work well under pressure
Confident in own ability to self-manage activities, but able to work closely in a team
Liaise with ad operations – manage the process from sale to the execution of agency/client campaigns
Reporting both internally on sales activities, as well as post campaigns reports with agencies
Excellent attention to detail
Ability to meet deadlines
Ability to take initiative
Must be able to balance creative and business
Must be passionate about online advertising
digital media : 2 to 3 years
programmatic media buying : 2 to 3 years
advertising sales experience : 2 to 3 years
Strong relationship building and client service background.
Ability to work in a fast pace, creative environment.
Strong written and verbal communication.
Excellent presentation skills.
Must be a team player with strong interpersonal skills.
Must have strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
Must be innovative and creative.
Training will be provided, but minimum requirements as follows:
Two years plus of advertising sales experience (online experience advantageous)
Reputable base of advertising clients and accounts will be advantageous
A working understanding of digital media landscape and advertising technology, including and not limited to advertising agencies and programmatic advertising