Media Sales Rep

  • Indefinite
  • Full time
  • Jal el Dib, Metn, Lebanon
  • 961

About Us

961 is one of Lebanon's handfuls of media outlets that's truly self-funded; no political parties or politicians, and no foreign entities or governments. That's what being independent means.

Brief

Looking to play a crucial role in maintaining the self-sustainability of Lebanon's leading independent media outlet? Read on!

961 is looking for an experienced and motivated Sales Exec to join our team. The Sales Exec will be tasked with securing and growing 961's advertising revenue.

The ideal person would have an existing network of industry/advertising/marketing contacts and a media/agency background.

Before applying, please visit our site (the961.com), about page (the961.com/about), and social media to get a feel for who we are and that you align with our values!

Outcomes:

  • Secure a steady and constantly growing advertising revenue stream.
  • Become a brand ambassador for 961 - representing our values and personality as the first point of contact with clients.
  • Place calls to potential new clients and implement sales techniques to persuade businesses and companies to purchase advertising from us. Successfully turn inbound inquiries into clients.
  • Not wait for inbound leads, be proactive - go out (figuratively or literally) and get new clients.
  • Responsible to meet and exceed all sales goals.
  • Increase revenue through a balance of new business development and up-selling of current clients.
  • Collaborate with the team to constantly adapt the rate card and develop new advertising offerings.

Track Record:

  • Exceptional verbal and written English skills are required, as well as spoken Lebanese.
  • At least 1 year of sales experience in advertising, marketing, and/or agency industries is strongly preferred.
  • Great people person and communication skills.
  • Successful track record of closing deals
  • Excellent time management, attention to detail, ability to work quickly individually and as a team, consistently hit tight deadlines, and the ability to work on multiple projects in a fast-paced setting.
  • Maintain consistent self-motivation and ability to handle rejection.
  • Can self-manage

You are:

  • Flexible/ Adaptable - Adjusts quickly to changing priorities and conditions. Copes effectively with complexity and change.
  • Enthusiastic - Exhibits passion and excitement over work. Has a can-do attitude.
  • Organized - Plans, organizes, schedules, and budgets in an efficient, productive manner. Focuses on key priorities.
  • Team Player: Collaborates with other 961 team members and departments. Actively works towards 961's team-building, collaborative, and overall growth efforts

About the position:

This is a permanent full-time position with an immediate start date. Eligible for benefits and perks such as paid sick days, paid mental health days, and more.

Compensation will be commensurate with experience.

Any issues applying through here, kindly email your CV to work@the961.com