Commercial Director

  • Auckland

The very best Senior Media Owner opportunity going… Commercial Director at top Auckland publishing group.


You are a driven communications sales and marketing professional at the very top of your game and passionate about continuing to make your mark in the media industry.

You will have 10+ years in media sales or management at a senior level with proven experience in managing and driving a large media sales team.
Digital is part of your DNA and you thrive on the opportunity to drive communications concepts across integrated sales opportunities. Strong existing media agency and direct client relationships are second nature to you and your presentation style and proposal development is top notch!
You take a creative approach to communications campaign development presenting new and innovative ideas in the media space beyond traditional boundaries and are relentless in demanding the ‘extra mile’.


This major publishing group offers the most in-depth and varied magazine and digital portfolio in town. The role on offer is for Commercial Director. We are looking for exceptional leadership and employee management skills, but above all, the ability to create the vision for the future growth of this major media group. Centrally situated in the Auckland CBD, this media market leader is driving integrated solutions across its publishing and digital assets… this is a great opportunity for someone to lead innovation in a leadership role. This is a senior role that will allow the successful candidate to shape and drive the company’s commercial strategy to align with the overall NZ business vision. Reporting directly to the New Zealand CEO and you will be responsible for delivering best-of-breed products and services and the management of commercial P&L to achieve cost and revenue targets. This is a great opportunity for someone to lead innovation in a leadership role.

Responsibilities for the role include:

Driving group advertising revenue and brand solutions across the brand portfolio
Managing the sales team to reach and exceed budgets
Drive innovation by thinking beyond traditional formats and developing integrated solutions in conjunction with the creative teams.
Providing strategic direction and leadership to the sales team to position the brands competitively in the market.

If you thrive in a dynamic and fast paced environment and feel you meet all of the above expectations, then we would love to hear from you.

Send your CV to quoting Ref. 5397SP. Give Barry (+64 21 984114) or Andy (+64 21 735655) a call to discuss.

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