Join a thriving independent NZ media company, that boasts some of NZ’s best-known digital and print titles. Play an active and integral part in the team that commercialises media channels across these titles, sells in, and activates content-led brand and advertising campaigns.

On behalf of our client, The Pond Recruitment Agency is looking for an Intermediate Sales Executive with at least 2 years proven sales, account management, or client service experience to join an independent NZ media company.

Jump at this chance to join a collaborative, supportive and social team that encourages growth and individual success. This position is an exciting challenge for an intermediate sales professional, who will play an active and integral part in commercialising media channels across these titles and selling in & activating content-led brand and advertising campaigns.

Don’t be intimated though, you won’t be doing it alone. You will have the mentorship of a seasoned & successful Commercial Director. All you need is to be eager to learn, hungry & driven with a knack and natural ability to connect with people. If you’re willing to throw yourself into the deep end and learn to swim, you will succeed in this role!

Day-to-day you will work alongside the Commercial Director to increase revenue through selling media & ad campaigns spanning magazines, websites, social platforms, and events. This will require an outgoing person, someone who is not afraid to pick up the phone or get in front of a room of people. You will be a keen relationship builder, confident in your ability to support across all key clients and maintain an organised pipeline – tracking all sales activities through the CRM system.

Ready to step up and manage your own small book of clients, while still having support and mentorship? APPLY NOW!

The breakdown

We are looking for a Sales Executive with:

  • 2 years of sales or account management experience
  • Understanding of the NZ media and advertising industries is advantageous

Key responsibilities…

  • Work with the Commercial Director to sell partnership packages across online, print, events, and content marketing
  • Support the Commercial Director across weekly sales activity
  • Manage your own small book of clients
  • Support with innovating and executing new creative strategies to increase revenue
  • Participate in sales activity, including in-person and video call pitches & presentations
  • Proven ability to solution sell and manage media packages
  • Foster relationships with key clients to build rapport and cultivate your own client portfolio
  • Supporting customer onboarding, success, and support function as needed
  • Maintain an organised pipeline and track all sales activities through the CRM system
  • Pursue agreed sales KPIs with energy and drive

Are you someone who is…

  • Personable and relatable
  • A keen learner and a bit of a hustler
  • Strong communicator both written and verbal
  • Naturally outgoing, and loves building relationships
  • Able to thrive under pressure – loves the chase

The reward

  • Base salary of $80,000, depending on experience
  • 8 hours per week WFH (Flexible to your lifestyle)
  • Access to a portfolio of contacts, so you’re set up to win from the start
  • Free Parking
  • Access to NZ’s premium marketing and business events
  • Be mentored by a seasoned & talented Commercial Director

Apply today

If this role sounds like, apply now with a brief summary of why you may be interested in this position. Or email Taylah Steerman directly on [email protected] for a confidential chat.

About The Pond Recruitment

The Pond is committed to becoming New Zealand’s number one specialist recruiter in the Digital & Tech, Creative & Design, and Marketing & Sales sectors. We focus on finding the best candidates in the local and overseas market, that last the distance and help transform our clients’ businesses. Established in 2006, The Pond is driven by a dedicated team of experienced recruiters and support team who get results for clients daily. Our audited placement average is 4.6 years, so the people we place do stick.