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We have vacancies available for two Direct Sales Account Executives in our Sales office.

We are seeking dynamic, passionate and energetic Sales Executives to join our Direct Sales Team.

Position: Direct Sales Account Executive

Department: Sales

Reporting to: Direct Sales Manager

Purpose of the role: To develop and maintain relationships and promote profitable business whilst projecting a positive image of Heart FM in the direct market.

Key Responsibilities:

Direct Sales – Account Management

The efficient and effective engagement of Cape Town client base and the achievement of own sales targets (as contracted).


Maximise sales for their own portfolio

  • Meet  own monthly sales targets
  • Weekly prospecting and ensure conversion to sales
  • Sells available advertising time according to the Sales Policy to ensure that income requirements are met and value contributions to clients are ensured and measured
  • Promote long term relationships with new and existing clients
  • Achieve the agreed upon weekly  call rate

Product Development and Campaign Management

·         Prepare and documents written proposals and/or presentations used during the sales process

  • Prepare accurate airtime schedules
  • Ensure all booking documentation is completed
  • Source, facilitate and traffic on air elements
  • Prepare completed briefing documents to all stakeholders/ departments
  • Track and monitor campaigns from start to finish

Apply Training and Development

  • Continuously ensure that subject matter knowledge obtained through training is being implemented to improve effectiveness & efficiency
  • Conduct relevant pre call research and planning

Manage Data/ Information

  • Ensures briefs to marketing/ programming and production are completed timeously and correctly
  • Provide the Sales Manager with an activity report meetings, sales and pipelines business
  • Uses and interprets media surveys and other marketing tools essential to the sales function
  • Implement and follow work flow processes and procedures

Execute Admin Functions

  • Cash in advance on all new business that hasn’t a credit application approved by Finance
  • Keep an active file on every account on your list
  • Airs all business with a signed contract and confirmations
  • Check contracts and figures to ensure that the accurate amounts have been booked correctly
  • Consistently update CRM System


Matric, National Sales and Marketing Diploma. Previous radio/ media experience preferred.

Possession of a valid SA Driving License; Own vehicle and use thereof; the ability to travel using this vehicle as this is a very important necessity for the job.

Knowledge / Experience:

  • Knowledge of marketing and selling techniques
  • Experience and track record of penetrating small business market
  • Proficient experience in sales support and promotions is essential
  • Customer service orientation

Competencies /Personal attributes

  • Target driven
  • A thorough understanding of the direct market
  • Proven track record for penetrating new businesses markets
  • Demonstration of positive team player spirit and cooperative sales skills within the organisation
  • High energy
  • Strong networking abilities and experience
  • Responsible attitude
  • Ability to prioritise work
  • Good planning ahead skills
  • Remaining calm under pressure
  • Time management
  • Accurate record keeping and report writing

 Closing Date:

Kindly email your Cover letter and CV by Wednesday 22 November 2017 to

Heart FM a Cape Town leading radio station is looking to grow our Sales Team. We are seeking a dynamic, passionate and energetic Sales Person to join our Direct Sales Team.


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