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Sales & Content Manager - Whanganui

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As the Sales & Content Manager, your role will be to lead NZME’s editorial and sales operations in the Whanganui market. You’ll cultivate and direct a winning editorial team in creating high quality journalism as well as leading the sales team to successfully deliver revenue targets.


  • Ensure premium content is thoroughly planned and well-executed and that breaking news is well-managed 
  • Ensure digital presence is timely, authoritative and engaging
  • Implement NZME’s sales strategy and oversee its effective delivery in market – mentoring, empowering and motivating the sales team to build great customer relationships and achieve targets.
  • Lead the team to provide creative, audience driven, multi-platform advertising campaigns 
  • Identify and develop new revenue generating ideas and new ways to deliver journalism across platforms.
  • Whether personally or by delegation, ensure that all operations of your team are carried out efficiently – e.g. planning, diarising, rostering, following agreed workflows and meeting deadlines & revenue targets.
  • Control budgets and manage admin as instructed (e.g. contributors, leave balances, C&P processes).
  • Handle complaints, legal matters and other such issues promptly and correctly.


  • Extensive editorial leadership and sales management experience in major media organisations
  • You’ll be comfortable in print / digital / broadcasting environments 
  • Strong track record in people-management
  • Full budgetary management experience 
  • Experience in solution-based selling with multiple stakeholders.
  • Effective communicator and to keep necessary stakeholders updated on all necessary information 
  • Highly developed collaborative and influencing skills and will relate confidently and appropriately with people inside and outside the organisation


And for all this you’ll get an organisation that prioritises development and growth in our staff, where you will work alongside the best talent in NZ and have future opportunities at your feet in terms of your NZME career. Apply now, ensuring you highlight your brilliance via your CV and cover letter.

Applications close: Wednesday 24th January 2019

Applicants for this position must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit

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100 Guyton St
4500 Whanganui Directions +64 6 349 0710

Workplace & Culture

You are free to be yourself at NZME. We are Rainbow Tick certified and a proud member of Diversity Works.

NZME's workplace & culture is also based on our Purpose to keep Kiwis in the know. We deliver news, entertainment and information to Kiwis everyday.

We deliver our Purpose through our Values – being Curious, Confident and Connected. Our values make us who we are - they’re the stuff of our DNA and make us unique and different. Our Values express how we do things. 

The promise to keep our audiences in the know is a powerful commitment to make, but one we’re already delivering on every day.

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