Canadian Architect seeks sales manager
An immediate opportunity exists for an experienced, achievement-driven and high-energy sales professional to contribute to the continued growth and success of Canadian Architect magazine and CanadianArchitect.com, Canada’s leading architectural journal and website.
Reporting to the Senior Publisher, key responsibilities include: meeting or exceeding of sales targets in a highly competitive market; initiating and leveraging sales opportunities with existing and prospective clients on core and ancillary products; maintaining and growing key client relationships; developing a strong personal market presence and promoting the publication through effective industry networking and advertiser relations, which includes regular participation at trade shows, industry events and conferences; and providing input to and supporting the sales and marketing strategy.
Qualifications for the position are as follows: a proactive and self disciplined work ethic; demonstrated advertising sales achievement within a demanding, fast-paced, professional industry; exceptional customer service skills and an ability to establish and maintain strong and positive relationships with key clients and agency contacts; demonstrated interpersonal and networking skills – strong oral and written communication skills are essential; strong personal sales initiative and demonstrated ability to function effectively individually or as a member of a team; ability to develop and deliver effective customized sales presentations and proposals; demonstrated ability to plan and achieve short and longer-term objectives in a demanding, deadline-driven environment with multiple priorities; analytical, problem-solving and decision-making abilities; excellent time-management and organizational capabilities; experience in digital marketing strongly recommended; conversational French would be an asset, but is not required; willingness and availability to travel and participate in industry functions as required; must have access to a vehicle and possess a valid driver’s license.
If you are interested in applying for this position or would like to refer a suitable candidate, please send your resumé to: Tom Arkell, Senior Publisher at [email protected].
Please respond by July 30, 2013.