Between 10 and 5 publishes the largest showcase for South African creativity. This position is an integral part of the publishing team and you will be deeply involved with all aspects of running and monetizing a publishing business. Your core focus will be on packaging opportunities, closing sales and generating leads.

10and5 is comprised out of 3 divisions: Editorial, Custom Publishing and Events. Your role would be to work with the publisher to identify opportunities for sponsors and advertisers to engage with our highly active audience. You will then need to sell our editorial series like Young South Africa or Creative Women, but also be comfortable to package our owned event properties and present this as an attractive offer to big name sponsors.

You will need to be comfortable in developing creative concepts and packaging these for clients.

Ideally you already have some contacts with brand managers and media planners that you can leverage off, but you should also be comfortable to network with the right people controlling the right budgets.

You will be in charge of  outbound and inbound marketing efforts and would need to be comfortable with cold-calling, media owner presentations as well as running our own marketing efforts.

We are looking for someone who can identify the sponsorship opportunities that the publishing and event business creates, package these into viable options and then chase clients to finalise deals. You are directly responsible for building a pipeline of revenue and deals.

Ideally you have 3-5 years of experience at a publishing house, agency or similar type of business.

Your responsibilities would be:

  • Work with the editorial team to craft content that would be attractive to advertisers
  • Identify opportunities in event sponsorship
  • Manage external marketing efforts
  • Writing proposals for campaigns with the Publisher
  • Identifying clients and chasing meetings
  • Closing sales opportunities
  • Managing performance of campaigns
  • Reporting on revenue activities


You will be provided a base salary (based on experience), on top of which you will earn commission based on attractive incentives with realistic targets. The sky is the limit on what you could earn. This is a highly competitive position and your performance will be reviewed every 3 months.

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Between 10 and 5