Harris - Sales Team Manager - Auckland, New Zealand

Jude Harris

Auckland, New Zealand


Sales Team Manager

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp

Work History

Advertising Director

Capital Community Newspapers

June 2005 - December 2008

Wellington (a division of APN News & Media)

Position Profile:
As above:

Deputy Advertising Manager

Wanganui Chronicle, Wanganui Newspapers

March 2003 - June 2005

(a division of APN News & Media)

Position Profile:
• Responsible for $5 million plus budget through retail, national, features, real estate, employment, motoring and other classified pillars, special promotions, and special publications.
• Manage, direct and motive Chronicle advertising team.
• Supervision of thirty staff including retail, feature and telemarketing reps, classified department, and ad production team.
• Achieve advertising budgets, yield, ratio, and EBIT.
• Devise and create advertising sales strategies.
• Service major advertising contracts.
• Visit and communicate with national agencies.
• All staff training requirements
• Oversee staff meetings within different departments.
• Input into advertising budgets.
• Liaison officer with all company departments.
• Attend APN conferences twice a year.
• Oversee advertising department's relationship with ad production, classified and Midweek community paper.
• Deputise for Advertising Director when required.

• Successfully grew revenue year on year by 25%.
• Increased EBIT.
• Responsible for creation and implementation of major advertising promotions including Wellington Rugby International Weekend trip successfully for three years. Packages sold to thirty clients with very good EBIT result. $10k Cash Give Away. Blitz Day, our very successful one-day advertising sale.
• Organiser for very successful 'Profile Builder' campaign for three years.
• Overseer if the acclaimed publication Wanganui Pride that is still successfully being published quarterly.
• Involved in local Business and Mainstreet Awards and House of Year
• High respect from business community, schools, and other organizations.

Sales Manager

Wanganui Chronicle, Wanganui Newspapers

June 1999 - March 2003

division of APN News & Media

Midweek Manager

Wanganui Newspapers, Division of APN News & Media

March 1998 - June 1999

(Midweek is a weekly community newspaper), and

Midweek Sales Manager

September 1994 - March 1997

Advertising Consultant

Wanganui Midweek, Wanganui Newspapers, Division of APN

May 1993 - September 1994

Sales Consultant

Public Service Investment Society

May 1989 - May 1993

(PSIS), Wanganui

A-la-carte Hostess

Golden Oaks Restaurant

May 1989 - July 1992

collegiate Motels Ltd, Wanganui (Part time)

Qualifications & Certifications


Massey University

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