Blue Robot - Account Executive - Johannesburg

Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa · Sales expand job description ↓


Blue Robot is looking for a dynamic tech oriented Account Executive to join its growing world-class sales team to service key advertising accounts from our Johannesburg office. The position requires daily communication with our agencies and brand clients. You will be comprehensively trained on Blue Robot's product set and be expected to deliver on quarterly sales targets.

Blue Robot has developed a technology that allows brands to interact automatically with audiences across Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest. Blue Robot shortens the path between creative ideas and execution, leveraging the complete functionality offered by various public and private API’s. Checkout our campaigns handle on Twitter for examples of some of our best work. Read more

Typical day to day operations consists of:

  • Educating agencies & brands on Blue Robot’s capabilities
  • Forging and maintaining valued client relationships
  • Gaining in-depth understanding of our client’s needs and challenges
  • Preparing and presenting thought provoking proposals
  • Managing communications with agencies & brands and ensuring optimal campaign performance
  • Liaising with our Cape Town operations team for day-to-day support
  • Closing deals with existing clients and identifying opportunities for new leads and repeat business



  • Digital media sales experience
  • Passion for tech innovation
  • Good presentation skills - both spoken & written
  • Good numerical skills & attention to detail
  • Ambitious and positive self starter attitude

Qualifications and Experience

  • Undergraduate degree
  • 3 years experience in digital media sales

It would be to your advantage if you:

  • Have an established client base
  • Have knowledge of the South African agency/digital landscape
  • Experienced with Keynote and Hubspot CRM


  • A competitive salary and sales commission incentives
  • Parking bay
  • Contribution towards home internet
  • Contribute to establishing a globally recognised brand
  • Opportunity to build your career
  • Regular office events
  • Fun working environment with skilled diverse individuals
  • No dress codes, timesheets, cost centres, or complex approvals – just a serious focus on building a good culture for great work and superior client service
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