Alheri Bingi holds a degree in History and International Studies from the University of Ilorin, and an A2 French degree from Alliance Francaise. She also has a certification in Business Management and is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM). Alheri writes and blogs, and prior to her current role she was a media sales representative at tolet.com.ng, a fashion stylist at Spice TV, and a personal assistant at RM Looks.
CN: What are your primary responsibilities at work?
Selling advert spaces, maintaining relationships, and getting our magazine out there.
CN: What qualities would you say are absolutely essential for a successful sales career?
- Great human relations
- Great communication skills
CN: What do you like most about working as a media sales representative?
Meeting new people, building new connections, and improving my communication skills.
CN: What do you like least about it?
The rude reception one sometimes gets from clients, clients who don’t show up or arrive late, and promise breakers.
CN: What advice do you wish someone had given you as an undergraduate?
CN: If there were any other career that you would choose, what would it be?
CN: Who are your role models?
I admire Mark Zuckerberg and Lee Shau Kee.
CN: Which books have really made a difference in the way you think and live?
48 Laws of Power