Sales/Sponsorship Executive Wanted At Fox Network Group Africa (Sport)

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Sales/Sponsorship Executive Wanted At Fox Network Group Africa (Sport). Reporting to the director of commercial and business for FOX Sports Africa, the sales coordinator will be responsible for; sponsorship sales, media sales and sponsor account management.

Roles And Responsibilities

  • Develop leads with prospective and building an industry network
  • Development of bespoke presentations, including market research and data to build powerful and persuasive proposals based on marketing objectives and business needs of potential clients
  • Creatively use sponsorship assets/commercial assets to build and demonstrate innovative marketing programs
  • Manage all contractual rights and work with sponsors to deliver their activation goals
  • Be the central point of contact internally and externally for all partner-related activity
  • Ensure marketing, digital and other internal teams are fully aware of all sponsor campaigns
  • Work closely with all streams of business including marketing, digital and events departments
  • Carry out duties to help support the FOX Networks Group strategy
  • Draft weekly sales reports and manage pipeline activity across sponsorship and ad sales

Sponsorship

  • Pro-actively sourcing potential sponsors
  • Management, direction and delivery of all existing sponsors
  • Ensuring all sponsors are integrated and achieve their business objectives
  • Developing and presenting creative and bespoke partnership proposals
  • Establishing a permanent market presence
  • On-going management of sales leads to help achieve annual business targets

Media Sales

  • Locate and contact potential clients to offer their firm’s advertising services
  • Provide clients with estimates of the costs of advertising products or services
  • Prepare and deliver sales presentations to new and existing clients
  • Inform clients of available options for advertising
  • Prepare promotional plans, sales literature and media kits

Qualifications 

  • Any relevant degree
  • Excellent IT proficiency, specifically Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills are essential
  • French fluency beneficial

Requirements

  • Strong interpersonal skills and relationship management
  • Individual has the ability to work on their own initiative, effectively both an individual and as part of a team
  • Possess five years’ experience in high-value business to business sales
  • Demonstrates experience developing relationships with key decision makers at multinational brands
  • Experience working across Africa is beneficial
  • Project management experience is advantageous
  • Understanding of conventional and digital media platforms
  • Experience in contract management

Note
There is a stringent six month probation period.

Apply by email
Tholakele Nompumelelo Mlambo
Tholakele.mlambo@fox.co

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