Advertising Sales Manager - Dish

  • Auckland

Dish has been something of a NZ magazine success story and is produced by ICG Media, New Zealand's leading specialist media business focusing on deep engagement across all channels, with clearly targeted communities of interest. As part of the wider Image Centre Group, ICG Media is also at the forefront of Content Marketing as a specialist marketing discipline.  This success has been recognised at the MPA Magazine Media Awards with Dish winning best Home & Food magazine for a couple of years.
We are looking for an experienced Advertising Sales Manager with a minimum of 3 years in publishing/media marketing, advertising agencies or related industry. Opportunities like this don’t come by every day and each day on the job is exciting as you will be expected to:
• Leverage current relationships in key advertising categories, and proactively identify new potential customers to significantly and aggressively grow the business. 
• Generate revenue through the development of integrated media packages that include digital, experiential, content and print advertising sales – new and existing business – to meet monthly budgets. 
• Ability to represent and package ICG Media brands as appropriate for client solutions. 
• Manage or lead the discussion and process and create all proposals and presentations to secure advertising across Dish.
• Manage or lead integrated offerings with shared service providers including research, creative design and digital development.
• Collaborate with editorial team to create custom content and sponsored content programs.
• Manage execution of sold campaigns across by collaborating with internal and external teams, talent, and vendors.

This is a challenging role and you will be reporting to the Publisher/Editorial Director. You will work closely with editorial, digital and marketing. A small team, we are looking for someone who is excited to be part of an innovative, fast-paced, fun, collaborative office atmosphere.

To be successful and apply for this role you would need to have specific knowledge, skills and abilities as below:

• A proven track record of creative custom ideas that have been implemented on behalf of clients. Must be process and detail oriented with the ability to meet deadlines and sales targets.
• Provide unparalleled customer experience to Dish’s advertising partners
• Results-driven with a desire to work in a fast-paced environment
• Ability to manage multiple projects and personalities simultaneously with excellent communication skills.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office including PowerPoint and Excel.
• Analytical + creative abilities
• Entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for food lifestyle
• Experience in marketing analytics a plus
• Strong interpersonal customer service and client relations skills.
• Exceptional creative, problem solving and organizational skills.

ICG Media offers a stimulating, challenging and creative environment and is part of Image Centre Group which has business interests in publishing, digital marketing, design and print.

If you think this is you, please send your applications to Melissa Gardi at melissa.gardi@icg.co.nz

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