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Classified Sales Consultant – Part-time– Whanganui

Love to talk? Love to sell? Come join a fun, energetic team!
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Love to talk? Love to sell? Come join a fun, energetic team! 


This role is predominately an office/phone based role, which will manage a broad classified portfolio of NZME customers. It will require you to work efficiently and collaboratively to build relationships and successfully sell solutions coupled with manning the front desk, general administration tasks in a hardworking, fast paced environment. 

This a part-time role, the hours will be Monday – Friday, 9am-3pm 


  • Provide timely audience driven, advertising solutions for clients utilising NZME’s full product range 
  • Grow accounts YoY to achieve projected sales targets 
  • Take advantage of new BD opportunities as they arise 
  • Assist with booking incoming advertising for all NZME products 
  • Responding to queries from NZME Clients and Customers. 
  • Managing Bookings, Payments and Processing of Subscriptions and Advertising orders. 
  • End-to-end understanding and working knowledge of the publishing production systems from ad booking, fulfilment and delivery through to page. 
  • Assisting commercial with customer queries relating to publishing opportunities. 
  • Client/rep liaison on quality control of advertising material, including policy compliance. 
  • Maintenance of current SOP adoption and best practice. 
  • Continuous improvement and support of sales processes, systems and workflow. 


  • Experienced in customer service 
  • Ideally 3+ years’ administrative and/or operational support in a fast paced, ever changing environment 
  • Ability to do phone based sales 
  • Expert knowledge of full Microsoft suite; word, excel, powerpoint, publisher 
  • Experienced in the use of various social media applications from a staff communication perspective 
  • Well versed in the workings of and use for large scale intranet portals, with the ability to be an advocate of this for others 
  • A natural with programmes and technology, an early adapter 


We live and breathe our values to be: Connected, Curious and Confident, meaning we tell it like it is, challenge the status quo, dare to try, constantly innovate and expect some fun along the way. Our culture is diverse and inclusive; you can be yourself with us. Tell us why you’re our next super star via CV and cover letter. 

Applications close October 14th 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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