Remuneration: Basic plus commission
Location: Johannesburg, Industria West
Own transport required: Yes
Travel requirement: Often
Type: Permanent
Company: The Citizen


 The advertising department has a vacancy for the above-mentioned position. Reporting to the direct sales manager, the incumbent needs to be ambitious, vibrant and driven.

Requirements for the position:

  • Must be able to drive and lead the legal advertising team to achieve monthly targets.
  • Develop solid relationships with all key account clients.
  • Maintain and grow existing business.
  • Must be able to identify and develop new business.
  • Constantly analyse and identify opportunities within competitors’ media.
  • Gain and obtain a full understanding of the legal advertising processes as well as client’s business.
  • Must be able to compile and present to management a full revenue budget.
  • Must be able to identify trends, threats and opportunities through analysis.
  • Must ensure internal booking process is streamlined and error free.
  • Management experience will be an advantage.
  • Minimum three years of advertising sales experience.
  • Matric/grade 12 qualification.
  • Market knowledge and insight.
  • Strong customer service-ability.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Must be proficient in MS Excel and Powerpoint

Key responsibilities:

  • Cold canvassing
  • Ensuring targets are met and exceeded

Preference will be given to individuals who will add to the diversity of the organisation.

Suitable Applications with a full CV to be sent to:

Reference in subject line – Legal advertising sales supervisor

Closing date for applications: 9 March 2018.

The Citizen reserves the right to not fill this position.

Should you not receive any communication from The Citizen, please regard your application as unsuccessful.