Sales Specialist: Group Advertising

Job Description, a leading South African online retailer, is looking for a Group Advertising Sales Specialist to join our Takealot Group Advertising team in Cape Town.We are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hardworking people to join us. We offer market related benefits, a great work environment and a promise that you won't be bored as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.This position reports to the Head of Group AdvertisingYour responsibilities will include:Maximise value from existing Takealot Group relationships (brands and sellers)Directly attracting new brands, agencies and non-retail advertisers to invest in new and existing advertising inventoryInitiating, designing and ensuring implementation of group advertising campaignsTarget suppliers and sellers (working with internal teams) to offer additional value through group advertising optionsCustomise group advertising campaigns for high value clientsContinuously enhance the group rate card and pitch deck for standard campaignsObtain assets required for designers to implement campaignsEnsure all booked advertising campaigns are added to the marketing calendar (briefed into retail marketing managers) and executed effectively and on time

Responsibilities + Skills

Strong understanding of the digital advertising environment including sales, product, tools and campaign managementAbility to identify key advertising sales opportunities and translate these into implementable solutions and action plans


Ability to work independently to achieve sales targetsSkilled in managing high-value accounts and managing relationships at an senior levelEntrepreneurial mindset


Job Summary

  • Published on: Tuesday, 21st July 2020
  • Designation: Sales Specialist: Group Advertising
  • industry: Miscellaneous
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Johannesburg
  • Salary: 0
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  • Application Deadline: Tuesday, 21st July 2020

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  • was officially launched in June 2011, following the successful acquisition of an existing ecommerce business called Take2 by the US-based investment firm, Tiger Global Management and Kim Reid in October 2010. Today, is the leading ecommerce retailer in ... Read moreMission:’s mission is to be the most customer-centric online shopping destination in Africa, and has built a foundation on the simple concept that the customer comes first.The success of the business is based on its ability to delight customers with amazing customer service. is dedicated to improving the customer experience, from the moment you arrive on the website or app and place an order to when it arrives at your door. 

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