We are looking for an individual responsible for creating sales for a digital news website.
Chinese New Zealand Herald Limited is a 50/50 joint venture between NZME (New Zealand Media & Entertainment) and Chinese Herald. NZME (New Zealand's largest media group and publishers of the New Zealand Herald) together with Chinese Herald have launched the first credible Chinese digital news platform in New Zealand.
We are looking for an individual responsible for creating sales for a digital news website. The individual for this position will be charged of meeting the agreed sales revenue targets.
Responsibilities of the position include:
Fully understand technologies and its functionality to digital advertising
Remain current on industry trends in the digital space; e.g., mobile, display, video, SEM, email marketing.
Identify market potential through lead generation and qualification.
Expand sales in existing accounts by introducing new products and services; developing new applications.
Building relationships with top clients and being active in the community.
Responsible for setting the sale process for the company and constantly providing feedback to management on the market environment.
Developing and prospecting for new customers.
Outsourcing for new business partnership.
Work closely with management, marketing and sales teams from NZME and Chinese Herald.
Business networking and promoting company brand.
Ensure the implementation of the sales & marketing plans.
Decision making for product and service promotions.
Must have proven track record in digital sales.
2+ years work experience in digital media
Experience selling SEM, SEO, Social and extended digital product lines.
Culturally sensitive and likes to work in a culture diversity environment and respect different behaviours
A track record of successfully generating revenue for company and advertisers
Strong problem solving and analytical skills required.
Must have strong time management and organizational skills;
candidate must be able to work in a fast paced, ever-changing environment.