Digital Media Sales Specialist

One of my client in the Digital Media space is looking for a Digital Media Sales Specialist based in Johannesburg that is selling full digital solutions.

Job brief

We are looking for a qualified digital media sales specialist to join our dynamic team. You will be supporting our marketing efforts by selling new media, promotional and digital campaign assets to a niche client audience.

If you know how to creatively pair various online and offline marketing media, like advertising, events, video production, influencers, blogs and editorial, this position is for you. You will work with different teams to co-ordinate our marketing, advertising, and promotional activities.

Ultimately, you should be able to promote our company and increase client engagement through established and new leads.

Biggest asset – Problem solver and opportunity seeker.


To identify potential leads, target and create future leads.

You will identify clients and decision makers at each step through the whole spectrum of influence.

You will be able to hunt down, track and make contact in any manner possible to achieve your contact goal.

Design digital media campaign proposals aligned with our clients’ business goals.

Close each opportunity, co-ordinate media bookings, manage and implement the output to the end by presenting written reports.

Ensure that clients are billed and pay timeously.

Co-ordinate the creation of digital content through accurate briefing with our team in a timeous manner (e.g. advertising, editorial, press releases and live products)

Manage end-to-end digital projects (from client relations, booking, getting payment, liaising with the digital teams, co-ordinating reporting and close off of campaigns)

Develop promotional ideas to boost brand and sales

Maintain a strong online company voice through your personal contacts on social media, for example: LinkedIn and Facebook

Liaise with Marketing, Sales and Product development teams to ensure brand consistency

Suggest and implement direct marketing methods to increase profitability

Monitor ROI and KPIs

Promote the company in a positive light to target potential clients

Ensure understanding of the relevant clients and how we are able to assist them

Travel is sometimes required to meet clients

Provide DETAILED weekly status reports

Work towards and achieve set targets

Regular composition and sending of emailers to potential clients with specials and campaigns that you have come up with

To attain client testimonials and pass on to the digital team for marketing purposes


Proven work experience as a Digital media sales specialist

A proven record of meeting targets consistently

A high degree of dedication

A proven record of cold calling and finding the right decision-making prospect through your network or telephonically

Excellent analytical and project management skills

An ability to multi-task and perform under tight deadlines

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Be analytical and creative

Salt is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Job Information

Job Reference: JO-2102-197761
Salary per: month
Job Duration:
Job Start Date: 2021/03/01
Job Industries: Sales
Job Locations: Cape Town
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: digital, Media, sales

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