We are seeking a motivated advertising sales representative to develop new business for Dow Jones network of products, with a focus on The Wall Street Journal in Japan. The position involves selling advertising space, working closely with clients to achieve and exceed customers' expectations, maintaining and developing a client base and seeking new business opportunities.
- Manage digital/print sales accounts for The Wall Street Journal.
- Set up and make face-to-face calls with advertising agencies and clients in order to present and close deals.
- Develop digital/print ad sales media plans, based on RFP's, research, and recommendations.
- Interface with agencies/clients for creative assets, campaign optimization and reporting.
- Communicate and follow up with client and internal departments regarding live campaigns to address any concerns.
- Ideal candidate is someone who possesses the ability to take initiative and drive projects with minimal supervision.
- High achievers with at least 5 years of proven sales record in Digital sales.
- Advertisement sales experience at a media company or advertising agency is required.
- Native level Japanese and fluency in English communication skill (both verbal & written) is required.
- Excellent understanding of digital media and web knowledge.
- Highly organized with the ability to multi task.
- You would have strong face-to-face, phone-based communication and presentation skills.
- Educated to degree level
- This is a 1-year contract position with the opportunity of permanent conversion thereafter.
Dow Jones recruits high achievers, self-motivated and innovative thinkers and we offer an opportunity to work for one of the world's leading financial and business news companies. Those of you who think that this could be your most exciting sales call of the day and know that you can make an immediate contribution to the success of Dow Jones in Asia, we want to hear from you!
We invite interested candidates to submit a cover letter (in English) and detailed resume (English) stating your qualifications, contact details, current and expected salary to us.
**Please note only candidates requested for interview will be contacted**