Advertising Sales Manager

Job details

Whakatane Beacon
14 Dec 2012
Bay of Plenty
Work type
Full time employment
Work classification
Literature & Publishing


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a new advertising sales manager at the Beacon Printing & Publishing Co, publishers of the Beacon and Bay Weekend. This is a key appointment to our senior management team.
We're looking for a sales and marketing professional with new ideas and a fresh approach to lead our committed sales and advertising production team to success, and build on improvements and progress made to date.
We offer readers and advertisers the most widely read and comprehensive coverage of the Eastern Bay Of Plenty news, with a wider readership than any other media.
This position also requires input into a subsidiary newspaper, the Opotiki News.
The Beacon is a paid broadsheet newspaper, published three times per week. Established over 70 years ago, it is privately operated.
You will have a proven track record in setting sales strategies at a senior level and achieving team and personal goals. Experience in the media and/or advertising industries will be an advantage.
The role is challenging yet rewarding and requires a top performer with the following profile:
  • Proven sales and marketing background at a senior level
  • Ability to lead, coach and direct others
  • Top communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proactive and innovative
  • Professionalism
If you are an energetic team player who can provide leadership and direction with a desire to work in paradise, then look no further. You can enjoy the best of both worlds - a new career challenge, and an enviable lifestyle with unequalled sporting and educational facilities and a high standard of living.
Applicants must have NZ residency and a clean drivers licence.

Key skills

Proven sales and marketing background at a senior level, ability to lead, coach and direct others, top communication and interpersonal skills, proactive and innovative

How to apply
Send your CV and covering letter to:
Mark Longley
Managing Editor
The Beacon
PO Box 243
Whakatane 3158

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