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EngineerIT - Advertising Sales Executive

Illovo, Sandton, South Africa

Job Type

Contract type


Full time


Mid level

About the Role

Are you an experienced sales professional with a passion for technology and innovation? Do you have a proven track record of successfully securing new business and closing deals? If so, we want to hear from you!

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic advertising sales representative to join our team at EngineerIT. Based in Johannesburg, you will be responsible for selling ad space in our publication to businesses in the ICT industry.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identifying and securing new business opportunities through prospecting, cold calling, and face-to-face meetings

  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with clients to ensure their satisfaction and continued business

  • Preparing and delivering presentations and proposals to potential advertisers

  • Negotiating rates and closing deals

  • Maintaining accurate records of all sales activities and reporting regularly to management

  • Staying current with market trends and industry news to ensure you are equipped to provide valuable insights and recommendations to clients


  • At least 2-3 years of experience in advertising sales

  • Strong knowledge of the IT industry and its products and services

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and relationship-building skills

  • Proven ability to meet or exceed sales targets

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Excellent organisational and time management skills

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, and customers

We offer a competitive salary, commission structure and activity based incentives.

If you are a motivated self-starter with a passion for sales and technology, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Please submit your CV and a cover letter detailing your qualifications and experience.

About the Company

EngineerIT is a business-to-business magazine. It is focused on the business of science, IT engineering and related technologies. EngineerIT provides a voice for various industry associations and institutions.

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