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.
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.
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