Job – Regional Advertising Director

19 Aug

Regional Advertising Director

Located in the heart of Ontario’s beautiful wine country, and scenic Niagara landscape, in close proximity to Toronto, Niagara Falls, and Buffalo, N.Y., you’ll find the opportunity of a lifetime. If you are a dynamic leader, driven to succeed, with a proven advertising sales and management background then this opportunity may be of interest.

Reporting to the Senior Group Publisher, working from the St. Catharines Standard, the Regional Advertising Director is responsible for complete ‘Run of Platform’ advertising sales locally for the Standard and regionally for Niagara. Success developing and implementing complete print/online/distribution programs will be a key part of your background essential. Team building and a focus on individual sales development in an energetic, upbeat environment will ensure Niagara’s Sun Media papers are the number one media choice.

Key responsibilities include:

Know how to develop and manage purpose, vision and strategy. Develop and coach the advertising team fostering an energetic and successful sales environment Understands the value associated with team energy, individual recognition, and accountability Oversee and manage the monthly/ annual sales objectives with each individual sales rep In co-ordination with the senior management team and publishers, establish both market and target customer strategies for regional business development Developing and strategically implementing ‘Run of Platform’ sales programs with our advertisers Managing national/multi-market regional sales communication Management of advertising expenses Knowledge of industry trends and leading customer strategies Knowledge of competitors, driven to seek opportunity and, subsequently be first to market. Know how to maximize research strategically, including readership, circulation, internal & external data sources to creatively grow sales

To be successful you:

Have experience as a sales manager in the newspaper industry Have developed and executed tactical sales plans including sales and account objectives Have proven team-building success, coaching and communication skills Enjoy playing an active role in the community and developing solid business relationships Are highly organized and have effective time management skills Believe that newspapers and the full services we offer are key to an advertisers success If you are interested in an exciting opportunity in a region with significant growth potential, working with a professional group whose dedication, enthusiasm and pride in product are second to none, please apply in writing, no later than Monday August 31st to: Judy Bullis Senior Group Publisher, Niagara

Please quote reference number OSP-09-096 in the subject line.


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