Sales Operations Manager - Whanganui

Love sales? Enjoy being creative? Come and join the Whanganui team and work closely with Commercial as the Sales Operations Manager!
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We're on the hunt for a Sales Operations Manager to support our commercial team with sales operations across NZME print, radio and digital platforms in Whanganui.

This is a critical role for our team to ensure they have the sales tools, resources and processes to operate seamlessly. You will apply your planning and organising skills to assist with all aspects of the production and creative process including layouts for our community newspapers, making radio proposals and you'll have the ability to understand how to upsell revenue gaps.


  • Content and client liaison - Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders on advertising booking, layout and placement options.
  • Creative process - Assist with the design of layouts across community titles. 
  • Radio proposals
  • Sales support and administration - Organise ad production and admin required by the advertising managers and implement initiatives to improve communication and workflow.
  • Assist with driving ad revenue - Enable the team to deliver on their sales targets by providing top-notch support and recognise revenue ideas and opportunities.


  • Ideally you will have a relevant degree in media, marketing or sales
  • Ideally you will bring at least 1-2 years of media experience to the role
  • Graphic design experience would be highly beneficial - including Adobe InDesign Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Ability to multitask, manage conflicting priorities and work to tight deadlines
  • You’ll be an effective communicator with strong relationship building skills
  • You'll be a team player with a can-do attitude


We’re an organisation proud of our culture, where you can bring your whole self to work and where we foster growth & development, succession & progression. We tell it like it is, challenge the status quo, dare to try and expect some fun along the way. 

Start your better work stories asap by showing us your talents via CV & cover letter!

Applicants must be a NZ resident or citizen or have a valid work permit.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


100 Guyton St
4500 Whanganui Directions +64 6 349 0710 View page

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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