Advertising Account Executive (03 Magazine) - Christchurch

After an exciting rebrand in late 2022, 03 Magazine (formerly Style) is on the lookout for a sales superstar to become part of our team and help grow our well-loved, well-recognised and well-respected publication in the right direction!

Part of New Zealand’s largest independent media company Allied Press, 03 is a high-quality free lifestyle magazine with a focus on the south but universal appeal, and an extensive South Island-wise distribution, making it unique in the market.

While our HQ is in Christchurch, our client base is national, so this role could work for someone based locally or even in Auckland – if you’re passionate, proactive and connected with relevant sales experience, get in touch!

You will be:

·           Proven salesperson – brining expertise and intelligence from previous roles, experience from within a publishing environment would be beneficial

·           Confident self-starter – building on an established client base

·           Personable and engaging – building long-term relationships with direct clients and agencies

·           Creative – thinking out of the box to solution sell

·           Marketing savvy – across current advertising trends and insights

·           Connected –know what’s happening and who is contact

·           Deadline driven and unflappable – working within production schedules and efficiently under pressure

·           Organised and flexible – planning skills are essential, as is expecting the unexpected

·           Determined – to succeed and work to targets and budgets

·           Team player – working with the team to grow the success of this magazine AND have a sense of humour!

Become part of a team that offers:

·           A generous remuneration package, including cell phone, bonus scheme and medical insurance

·           Selling a high quality, established product that is constantly evolving

·           Creating new advertising solutions that will wow clients

·           Great team culture – close knit magazines team who work hard and play hard

·           Work remotely or move to Christchurch (relocation assistance provided).

·           The opportunity to cross-sell a diverse stable of publications, as Allied Press Magazines also reaches rugby stars and fans, classic car enthusiasts, and gardening enthusiasts.

If this sounds like a role that excites you, please apply with your cover letter and CV via Seek, or by emailing  Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until filled.

Allied Press Limited has proudly been independently owned for nearly 160 years.  Employing staff and contributors across its 15 South Island locations. We operate across multiple media platforms (print, on-line, digital) delivering news, information and entertainment through our various regional and city publications including the Otago Daily Times and The Star.

Please note you must have a right to work in NZ to apply for this role.