Sales & Partnerships

Sales Analyst

Lagos, Lagos   |   Full Time

The Sales Analyst will be responsible for helping develop relationships with brands for both our online and offline products, and taking client-facing meetings to help close deals with brand partners. The Sales Analyst will report directly to the Head of Sales & Partnerships.


Responsibilities:

  • Position She Leads Africa as the top media platform for brands and agencies looking to reach young professional African women
  • Collect and analyze data to evaluate existing and potential clients, markets, products and business opportunities
  • Research new ideas that can optimize promotional and operational efforts through the analysis and prediction of sales trends and markets
  • Analyze relevant data to evaluate monthly and annual sales goals, quotas and forecast
  • Develop and maintain tracking systems and predict industry shifts, trends, advertising campaigns and marketing changes 
  • Support the sales team by establishing and delivering monthly and quarterly revenue targets for digital marketing campaigns and event sponsorship
  • Sell She Leads Africa’s digital advertisement space – this includes on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Newsletter and Website
  • Keep our rate card updated and ensure our rates are competitive and realistic
  • Follow through with clients from first e-mail outreach to ensure their payment has been made, content has been posted and analytics report is received
  • Consistently ensure the ads process is smooth and adapt it to fix any problems
  • Ensure that monthly and quarterly revenue targets are met


We’re looking for someone who:

  • Has the ability to live and work in either Lagos, Nigeria 
  • Has the ability to assess data sets and identify patterns and opportunities for improvement
  • Has the ability to use Customer Relationship Management tools: You’ll be sending, tracking and following up on hundreds of conversations at the same time
  • Has great communication and customer service skills: Some people are frustrating, but you have to be professional, patient and nice (ALWAYS)
  • Has fabulous negotiation skills: Knowing the next best alternative price or content you can agree upon so you can close the deal while keeping everybody happy
  • Has knowledge of MS Excel and graphic creation/design (especially using Canva)
  • Has good forecasting, projecting and presentation skills
  • Can work independently and is happy to join a virtual team. We don’t have time to be chasing you around to do your work.
  • 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 curious and eager to learn. Not every day ask your manager for the answer – sometimes try to figure it out using your brain and google.
  • Is comfortable working in a startup environment where we’re making the rules up as we go along.


Commitment:

 

  • Full time position


Hours of work:


  • 50 hours per week, usual working hours are from 9:00am - 6:00pm WAT.
  • There will be a requirement from time to time to start work earlier or finish later as the role
    dictates.

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