VACANCY OF AN ADVERTISING ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE AT 15 PAST 8 MEDIA GROUP

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COMPANY OVERVIEW 15 Past 8 Media Group, owner and operator of hundreds of web properties covering news, science, finance, technology, scandal, entertainment and so many more invites interested applicants for the position of an Advertising Account Executive. The company has offices in Lagos, Nigeria and New York City, USA. JOB DESCRIPTION: The Advertising Account Executive is responsible for selling 15 Past 8 Media Group assets as marketing solutions. The primary objective is to achieve revenue targets and services goals while helping clients meet key business challenges. WHO TO APPLY; Successful candidates must be motivated, enthusiastic, self-starters who are able to work effectively both independently and in a team environment. This is a challenging position where only the motivated succeed. If you are motivated, have a strong desire to succeed, and can adapt and overcome, then you are in for a successful and rewarding career with an international company destined to be global leader in the information arena. Lots of 15 Past 8 Media Group assets have stories focused on Nigeria and/or with a Nigerian interest angle, consequently thousands of Nigerians in Nigeria and the Nigerian Diaspora visit our properties on a daily basis. JOB RESPONSIBILITY As an Advertising Account Executive, you will be responsible for:  Selling content sponsorship on one or more of these websites and the assets associated with them, including streaming audio, events and promotions, and digital media.  Develop new leads by cold calling and obtaining face-to-face appointments.  Attain new business accounts and sponsorships.  Generate revenue and meet sales targets.  Establish, maintain and grow relationships with client base.  Provide weekly reports to Company Management regarding prospective sales orders, daily call sheets, itineraries, new prospect lists, forecasts & competition analysis.  Develop presentations to corporations and agencies designed to sell marketing solutions.  Maintain an organized format on each sales call, covering all important topics: client marketing analysis, target consumer needs, benefits sought, assignments and follow-up. EMPLOYMENT STATUS Full-Time JOB REQUIREMENT • Previous media and/or integrated sales experience a plus • Superior written and verbal communication skills. • Professional appearance and strong interpersonal skills. • Ability to design, deliver and execute marketing strategies and presentations. • Prior demonstrated prospecting experience through cold calling, networking and meeting functions. • Proven track record of reaching sales targets and revenue goals. To apply please attach a copy of your CV/Resume, A Cover Letter and A Writing Sample to: Careers@15Past8.com APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 08, 2012

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