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Advertising Executive

Are you good at Advertising?

Job Overview

Category : Advertising Marketing and Public Relations
Experience(s) :  Year
Location : Nairobi
Job Type: Mid Level
Job Kind : Full Time
Highest Educational Level : Bachelor Degree in Advertising
Salary :

Client Overview

Our client opens a completely new revenue stream for the operators by utilizing the call connection period to insert an ad in place of the dial tone. Operators share the ad income directly with the individual caller making it possible to partly or fully subsidize the caller’s monthly costs. Our client allows operators to generate new business models, reduce churn and attract new customers. They are currently looking for an Advertising Consultant.

Key Responsibilities:

  • your primary role will be to on-board clients very quickly for a brand new advertising channel. You must aggressively and quickly sell space to your current network and new network to ensure the company launches with pre-booked ads in place Prepare promotional plans, sales literature, media kits, and sales contracts.
  • Identify new advertising markets, and propose products to serve them.
  • Attend sales meetings, industry trade shows, and training seminars in order to gather information, promote products, expand network of contacts, and increase knowledge.
  • Gather all relevant material for bid processes, and coordinate bidding and contract approval.
  • Arrange for commercial taping sessions, and accompany clients to sessions.
  • Write sales outlines for use by staff.
  • Prepare and deliver sales presentations to new and existing customers in order to sell new advertising programs, and to protect and increase existing advertising.
  • Explain to customers how specific types of advertising will help promote their products or services in the most effective way possible.
  • Maintain assigned account bases while developing new accounts.
  • Process all correspondence and paperwork related to accounts.
  • Deliver advertising or illustration proofs to customers for approval.
  • Draw up contracts for advertising work, and collect payments due.
  • Locate and contact potential clients in order to offer advertising services.
  • Provide clients with estimates of the costs of advertising products or services.
  • Obtain and study information about clients’ products, needs, problems, advertising history, and business practices in order to offer effective sales presentations and appropriate product assistance.
  • Prepare sample advertisements within the selected medium for presentation to customers.


Key Skills & Competencies

  • Significant experience in professional client relationship management
  • A background in advertising.
  • Business proposal preparation and presentation; pitching
  • Prior working experience with leading media houses handling agency business
  • Proven experience in selling business for advertising agencies
  • The ability to plan and strategize at a senior level
  • A persuasive and confident approach to creative projects
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Effective team management capabilities
  • Full awareness of creative processes and techniques – including digital platforms