Advertising Sales Manager (Kiwi Gardener Magazine) - Christchurch

Want to work for a leading national magazine? Are you passionate about the garden and home lifestyle space? Are you a positive and proactive salesperson? If so you could be the person we need!

Kiwi Gardener is a well-recognised and respected newsstand magazine for hands-on gardeners of all abilities. We connect with green thumbs and loyal readers the length of the country every month, and in quarterly specials.

Our aim is to provide inspiration and expert know-how for every gardener, from the skilled to the everyday gardener and those just starting out. Kiwi Gardener gives them the tools they need to get the most out of their gardening, every season, whether their aim is to beautify their home, put food on the table or be more sustainable with their way of life.

We are in expansion mode and need a star salesperson who can benefit from our momentum!

You will be:

·           Proven salesperson – bringing expertise and intelligence from previous roles, and ideally experience from within a publishing environment 

·           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 – a strong knowledge of the gardening and horticulture industries would be beneficial but not essential

·           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 publisher, editor, designer and social media executive to grow the success of this magazine AND have a sense of humour!

Become part of the 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 in Christchurch - open to alternative options.

·           The opportunity to cross-sell a diverse stable of publications, as Allied Press Magazines also reaches rugby stars and fans, classic car enthusiasts, and those following the latest fashion, food and lifestyle trends.

Kiwi Gardener magazine is part of Allied Press Limited, New Zealand’s largest independent Media Company.

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until filled, so if this is of interest please apply promptly with your CV. Informal enquiries can be directed to

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