Sales /Administration/Special Projects – Ashburton

The Ashburton Courier is the best-read and largest circulating community newspaper in Mid Canterbury. We are owned by Allied Press, a New Zealand owned and operated company producing quality newspapers, magazines and on-line media.

We are looking for a new team member to join us, who is an excellent communicator, to help grow our business, through sales and administration support.

This position is 30 hours a week based in our Ashburton office with the opportunity for it to grow to a full-time position if the applicant required this.

In order to be successful in this role, it is essential that you have:

  • Excellent computer skills and have the ability to confidently learn new programmes and systems.
  • A solid work ethic and enjoy the excitement of a deadline driven position.
  • Sales hunting skills and a desire to succeed.
  • The ability to listen to client needs and provide effective solutions (with support from us).

Key personality attributes:

  • Passionate, positive and proactive.
  • Flexible and able to work as part of a team.
  • Creative and enjoy discussing new ideas with customers.
  • Enjoy being part of our work family team.

You will be joining a business that is passionate about local news, cares about our customers and our team.

To apply for this role, a NZ drivers licence is essential and you must have the right to live and work in NZ. Apply in confidence with your CV and covering letter to Jann Thompson ( or via seek.