//Sales/Account Manager required for creative agency in Durban

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JOB DESCRIPTION:

We’re looking for a junior to mid Sales/Account Manager for our bustling creative studio based in Westville, Durban. We’re a small marketing and design agency with a wide range of clients, predominantly in the corporate sector.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • New business development (Sales) and client on-boarding
  • Retaining old clients and ensuring cross and up-selling
  • Meeting and exceeding monthly sales targets
  • Account management
  • Assist with studio traffic management
  • Status reports and job briefs/amendments
  • Quoting, billing and achievement of all campaigns within client budgets
  • Tracking leads, sales – basic CRM
  • Setting up appointments, running meetings and presentations
  • Production co-ordination with both our through-the-line team
  • Marketing support

WHAT CAN WE OFFER YOU?

  • A chilled & fun office atmosphere. Whilst our sector is corporate, our studio isn’t. We don’t do politics – we do laughs – All. Day. Long.
  • A smorgasbord of food talk. We’re all foodies. We talk about food for at least an hour a day (or we go out looking for it).
  • A variety of projects: We’re seldom bored. We work with amazing brands and interesting clients with a wide variety of projects.
  • Dogs. They come into the office. They are a great scapegoat for funny smells.
  • You will be working directly with a senior team so you’ll be learning… a lot!

SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Excellent Sales skills and new business initiative
  • Goal driven
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Own transport and valid driver’s license necessary
  • A qualification preferably at an industry-relevant recognised institution – preferably with a marketing background
  • Must have some experience working in advertising agencies
  • Strong interpersonal, telephone and document management skills
  • Planning and organisational skills.
  • Good command of both written and verbal English, including business writing ability
  • A team player – No lone rangers here

SKILLS ADVANTAGEOUS:

  • Copywriting: We’re really into wordsmiths. And it helps if you love other languages as we sometimes work in French, Portuguese etc
  • Are interested in video production: You’ll be part of the video production team

PERSONAL SKILLS / ATTRIBUTES:

  • Very organised: We’re talking OCD levels here. You need to be a processes & systems ninja
  • A self-starter: You need to have a strong imitative and be highly motivated
  • Can spell: Coz we likes to get things rite for our klients. If you love copywriting, we’d be even more excited!
  • Have a calm head: We’re known for being reliable and not missing deadlines, so you need to be able to work under pressure and on time
  • Be passionate: We’re wanting someone who values the freedom and culture of a small agency, and is passionate about what we do
  • A team player: Someone who appreciates the value of teamwork

DOES THIS SOUND LIKE YOU?

Then send through your CV, a bit about yourself and your salary expectations to hello[@] halo-media.com, with a subject inclusion: ACC0418.


Please do not apply if you don’t have the relevant qualifications and experience  |  If you do not hear back from us within 14 days of application, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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