Website Pulse Nigeria
Digital Sales Strategist at Pulse Nigeria
Pulse is Africa’s leading innovative media company, informing and engaging Africa’s young audience and producing content and creative digital marketing solutions for top brands. We run news platforms and social channels and marketing and production in four countries – Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya and Senegal.
We are the platform leading in reach – with over 100 million users and over 100 million video views on our own channels per month. We’re also a marketing partner, empowering brands with our expansive media reach and 360 degree in-house marketing solutions. Additionally, Pulse is the licensee publisher of the regional Business Insider Africa.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Digital Sales Strategist
Our Digital Sales Strategists drive revenue growth for Pulse by developing and pitching winning creative digital strategies for clients that solve their business challenges and aid them in achieving their marketing goals and objectives.
You will drive commercial opportunities among top brands across Africa and beyond by prospecting, nurturing leads and networking with customers and client-side decision-makers to close deals.
Full-time, part-time and commission-only freelance positions are available for this role.
Identify business opportunities and develop effective strategies to approach and pitch our solutions and capabilities.
Contribute to team effort by establishing high-level contacts and ensuring that the defined sales process is followed.
Close deals and work towards set targets, ultimately positively impacting the revenues of the company.
Manage client relationships and provide customers with excellent service and support.
Work with the project execution teams to ensure customer goals are achieved.
Continuously engage customers and client-side decision-makers to maintain close relationships in order to identify upsell or new business opportunities.
Bachelor’s degree – an MBA, MSc or CIM qualification a plus
Experience in a sales or business development role
A creative thinker who can connect 360° digital to all aspects of a client’s business and drive growth opportunities
Good understanding of digital marketing – a professional qualification in digital marketing a plus
Ability to create effective digital marketing plans and strategies for clients
Strong verbal and written communications skills
Great relationship building and networking skills
Enthusiasm and a can-do attitude to deliver against set targets
Application Closing Date
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