Senior Sales Executive - African focused leading b2b portfolio

Job Sector
Media Sales
Contract Type
£35k basic (neg) plus high uncapped commission
Job Reference

Do you have experience of selling advertising or event sponsorship into the African marketplace?

Want to work for one of the leading business publishers/event organisers for the African marketplace?

Looking for a multiplatform portfolio sales role with the opportunity to travel 4-5 times a year?

If so, please read on....

The Company

This media group is one of the world’s leading sources of analysis and debate on African political and economic issues, using a variety of platforms and services including magazines, electronic media, newsletters and international events, they deliver unparalleled coverage on the latest developments in the region.

Their reputation for providing timely and relevant information makes us them automatic first choice for Africa's political and business leaders. Through their publications and events they reach over 2.6 million loyal readers in more than 100 countries, making the group one of the world's largest specialist publishers on the continent.

The Role of Senior Sales Executive

They have 2 Senior Sales Executive opportunities currently.

1. Senior Sales Executive (advertising) - Primarily selling print and digital advertising and sponsorship solutions across 4 leading brands

2. Senior Sales Executive (events) - Primarily selling event sponsorship across 8 different events ranging from conferences to awards ceremonies

In both roles you would be selling primarily to financial institutions, automotive and telecoms clients.

Both roles will allow for a lot of autonomy and you can earn very high commission.

Requirements for this Senior Sales Executive position

  • Media sales or event sponsorship sales experience
  • Experience of selling to the African market (must have)
  • An interest in the African market
  • Open to travelling to Africa where required
  • French or Portuguese second language would be desirable
  • Confident, articulate and motivated

If you think that you could be the Senior Sales Executive that our client is looking for, please send us your CV.

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