New Media Publishing – New Business Development Manager Job in Cape Town Nov 2016


New job Vacancy : New Business Development Manager Work in South Africa 2016


Jobs opportunity : New Media Publishing Employment 2016



Remuneration: Market related
Location: Cape Town
Job level: Mid/Senior
Own transport required: Yes
Job policy: Employment Equity position, Disabled position
Type: Permanent
Reference: #NewBusDevMan


Job description

To generate new business within the Matrix24 business, a digital-first agency that seeds content across Media24 and digital platforms through innovative content concepts developed in partnership with New Media. Be part of the Matrix24 team that brings together innovative content concepts, award-winning content creators, the most powerful network of audiences in SA, and true data-driven insights to create measurable ROI.

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement account plans and approaches in line with the overall  strategy of the company
  • Identify markets and audiences within the Media24 group
  • Identify and generate new business opportunities ongoing to achieve predetermined sales targets;
  • Prepare and present sales proposals and presentations to new and existing clients to negotiate and close deals;
  • Work with different business units within the Media24 group to achieve predetermined goals
  • Create tailored solutions to grow the total digital business in the group
  • Build strategic working relationships with clients and maintain a high level of client contact (telephonic and face to face) to ensure that their specific requirements are addressed, to monitor and grow existing business;
  • Analyse potential sales opportunities by using data analyses, segmented research and information available to identify the attributes most valued by these potential clients;
  • Provide professional and exceptional client service in all interactions with clients;
  • Closely monitor competitors and maintain client database;
  • Keep all administrative work updated;
  • Report on sales opportunities and achievements as required (weekly and monthly); and
  • Maintain a high level of relevant industry knowledge, with a focus on the digital landscape



  • Excellent knowledge of digital media landscape in SA
  • Excellent knowledge of digital advertising sales
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Sales ability and persuasion (including negotiation skills)
  • Building customer relationships
  • Goal orientated and motivated to succeed
  • Work well under extreme pressure and in target driven environment
  • Time management skills
  • Organisational and administrative skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Presentation skills

If you’re keen: Please send your CV to email on or before close of business Friday, 2 December 2016.

Please note that if you have not heard from us by 15 December 2016, you should regard your application as unsuccessful. New Media Publishing aims to provide equal opportunities in terms of their employment equity guidelines. New Media Publishing reserves the right to not fill this position should a suitable candidate not be found.

Contact details
Camillah West
New Media Publishing
021 417 1111