Head of International Business Development

Johannesburg, South Africa



Position Summary

Pulse is seeking a Head of International Business Development who will be responsible for building and executing sales strategy, projects and analysis to increase our advertising and marketing sales across our countries of operation and beyond. You will be required to drive and coordinate commercial opportunities among top brands in various industries and agency partners.

Candidates applying for this role should be based in Johannesburg, South Africa.

About Pulse

Pulse is Africa’s leading innovative media company, informing and engaging Africa’s young audience and producing content and creative digital marketing solutions for top brands. We run news platforms and social channels and marketing and production in four countries - Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya and Senegal.

We are the platform leading in reach - with over 100 million users and over 100 million video views on our own channels per month. We're also a marketing partner, empowering brands with our expansive media reach and 360 degree in-house marketing solutions. Additionally, Pulse is the licensee publisher of the regional Business Insider Africa.

None of this would be possible without our incredible, passionate team who go above and beyond to inform and engage our young audience with quality content in many formats and across different channels, and delight our clients and partners with their creativity and talent for engaging their target audiences.

About the role

This is a hands-on role which will require you to prospect for potential clients and generate leads, network with decision makers, pitch creative solutions to clients, and close deals. This role reports remotely to the Managing Director, Pulse Ghana and will be based in South Africa as part of our growth plans to expand our creative marketing solutions in Africa to new clients across and beyond Africa.