South China Morning Post is a leading news media company that has reported on China and Asia for more than a century with global impact. Founded in 1903, SCMP is headquartered in Hong Kong, where it is the city’s newspaper of record. Our teams span across Asia and the United States, working together to connect with news consumers around the world. We are committed to informing and inspiring through journalism of the highest standards. Our vision is to “Elevate Thought”, and our mission is to “Lead the global conversation about China”.

 

Against the backdrop of shifting discovery and consumption behaviours, SCMP reaches users across distributed media platforms including scmp.com, smartphone and tablet apps, social media and messaging platforms, as well as our flagship newspaper. Additionally, SCMP is Asia’s leading magazine publisher with a portfolio of premium lifestyle and fashion titles including Cosmopolitan, ELLE, Esquire, Harper’s BAZAAR and The PEAK. We are also home to cpjobs.com, a big data-powered recruitment platform that matches jobseekers with their dream jobs.

Sales Director (Ref: AMS-SD)

Purpose of the Position: 

To head up a sales unit and manage the monetization of key vertical in the region.

 

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Advocates of consultative selling strategies, focusing on integrated solutions and idea-driven activations to maximize the deal size
  • Primarily tasked to grow digital ad and content sales revenue for the region, transform the vertical from print to digital-driven business.
  • Stays on top of all accounts and build a strong relationship with senior partners from marketing and agencies
  • As a key member of operation committee in AMS to review and identify growth opportunities of overall business, and deploy sounding action plans quarterly and annually
  • Dedicates in training and development for efficient digital transformation of sales force.

     

Job Requirements:

  • Strong business acumen and highly result oriented
  • Effective business leader with strong understanding of local and regional media landscapes, knowledge in local/overseas properties marketing or luxurious/lifestyle marketing an advantage
  • 12+ years experiences in client-serving roles in the fields of sales/ media planning or buying. Reigonal experience an advantage
  • 5+ years experiences in digital media sales
  • Experience in leading 4+ staffs
  • Experience in turnaround management  
  • Fluency in written and spoken English. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to lead and inspire a team and collaborate with multi-functional units.
  • Work location will be at Causeway Bay Office

Interested parties please send curriculum vitae with full career details, salary history, availability and expected salary to the People Department, Morning Post Centre, 22 Dai Fat Street, Tai Po Industrial Estate, New Territories, Hong Kong or by clicking .

 

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