Sales & Partnerships

VP Sales (Johannesburg only) (Remote)

Preferable Location: Johannesburg   |   Full time

The VP Sales & Partnerships will be responsible developing relationships with brands for both our online and offline products. This role is open to candidates in Johannesburg ONLY.


Responsibilities:

  • Position She Leads Africa as the top media platform for brands and agencies looking to reach young professional African women
  • Establish and deliver monthly and quarterly revenue targets for digital marketing campaigns and event sponsorship 
  • Deeply understand the products and services of the company and be able to articulate their benefits effectively 
  • Research brands, agencies, public relations companies and management teams and generate leads for outreach via phone call or meetings
  • Attend networking events and industry conferences to develop relationships with marketing decision makers
  • Understand the budget cycle and decision makers at relevant brands and create a database for future engagement
  • Manage the sales process and develop ways to improve the conversion rate
  • Create compelling marketing materials and proposals


We’re looking for someone who:

  • Has the ability to live and work in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Previous experience working with large brands, particularly those focused on millennial women
  • Has ample experience with researching, identifying, contacting and partnering with top brands and businesses.
  • Has ample experience with Customer Relationship Management tools
  • Has great communication and customer service skills
  • Has fabulous negotiation skills
  • Can work independently and is happy to join a virtual team
  • Has a can do attitude and is flexible enough to take on any task we throw at them
  • Is passionate, hungry and eager to build SLA into a world class institution
  • Has high professional and ethical standards i.e. understands that there’s no such thing as African time – you’re just late
  • Is comfortable taking and giving feedback
  • Has a good sense of humour – because we’ll be working hard so we better keep each other entertained
  • Is comfortable working in a startup environment where we’re making the rules up as we go along.

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