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Sales Executive

at Burn Media in Houghton, Johannesburg

Memeburn is a multi-award winning site that has quickly established itself as one of the country’s major tech sites, now featuring in the Effective Measure top 100. The focus is on innovation, mobile technology, the start-up scene, general tech culture and online business. A mixture of the site’s own journalists, contributors, columnists and key opinion leaders worldwide write for Memeburn, providing their insights on the online world.

Since launch, Memeburn has branched off into three other exciting platforms: (consumer electronics), (Startup news for emerging markets) and (because cars are gadgets).

  • The opportunity is Johannesburg based.
  • You must have had experience of at least 2 years (or more) selling online advertising.
  • Please send a copy of your CV, and include in your covering letter what your current basic and comms structure is.

Job Description:

  • Build sustainable relationships with direct clients and or their relevant agencies
  • Source new direct clients through cold calling and networking
  • Create custom proposals based on client’s short and long-term needs
  • Develop a thorough understanding of the brand with which you are working
  • Assist in trafficking and managing your client campaigns
  • Setup and conduct client meetings
  • Maintain accurate and complete processes, procedures and administration of the sales cycle
  • Assist management with the promotion and selling of offline product offerings


  • An in-depth knowledge of the digital and online industry
  • Self-motivated, energetic and results driven
  • Problem-solving and analytical skills
  • A drive to learn new things and grow in the industry
  • Excellent overall communication skills – written, verbal and presenting
  • Have the ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills


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Published at 07-07-2017
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