Sales Account Executive – JCDecaux Africa

Job description

PLEASE ATTACH A COMPREHENSIVE CV WITH YOUR APPLICATION

Qualifications & Experience

· Matric

· A minimum of 3 years sales experience, preferably in the advertising industry

· Previous client services liaison experience an added advantage

Roles and Responsibilities

· Sell all available media types, educating and advising clients on advertising layout, wording, colours, etc

· Handles all calls and appointments professionally and efficiently offering superior and excellent service

· Complete all contracts and relevant admin timeously

· Achieves and exceeds individual monthly target, thereby contributing to the overall revenue budget of the department

· Ensures all signage is in good condition at all times, as well as reporting any maintenance, accident or construction to the operations department in all areas

· Seeks new business opportunities by cold calling

· Follows up on renewals and pending deals, and contacts existing clients on a regular basis offering excellent after sales service

· Takes responsibility in resolving customers queries and complaints

· Returns messages and responds to fax and e-mail messages timeously

· Attends weekly sales meetings and workshops, functions and any other company related excursions that may continue after normal business hours

· Keeps abreast of product knowledge, competitors and the outdoor advertising industry

· Perform ad hoc duties as and when necessary

· Maintains all company discipline, policies and department standards and retain confidentiality at all times

Attributes

· Excellent telephone manner and interpersonal skills

· Must be a team player

· Good admin abilities and attention to detail

· Good communication and presentation skills

· Ability to work under pressure

· Ability to work in a competitive environment

· Resilient disposition

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