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Jobs 2018-10-11T22:22:28+00:00

Who are we?

About Active Networks
Active Networks has been serving Sydney’s North Shore and Northern Beaches community since 2001. We publish the Peninsula Living – Pittwater, Peninsula Living – South and North Shore Living magazines with a total print run of 132,000 copies. We also offer businesses a number of digital products namely Think Local (a deals, events and promotions directory), an E-newsletters and Active Networks Digital (Google and Facebook advertising). We have a graphic design and print arm to the business enabling us to offer our clients a menu of marketing products.

We pride ourselves on our standing in the community and the products we produce. Many of our clients have been with us since inception, in 2001. We are looking for personable, dynamic and well-presented people. Attitude is everything, experience is not always necessary as extensive training is provided. Our team of 16 is based in the modern Lifestyle Working Office building adjacent to Warringah Mall in Brookvale. We are located at suite 224 & 225, 117 Old Pittwater Road, Brookvale.

Two Positions Available

Service Manager

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This is a part-time role. Sales experience in media is not necessary, experience in marketing is an advantage. This role is predominantly looking after local Northern Beaches and North Shore clients. The majority of businesses that you will manage are less than 15 employees, ideally our clients will come to see you as their defacto marketing consultant. Your measure of success will be client retention and growth. This is not a sales role however you will be required to grow the value of the clients you manage.

Your Responsibilities will include:

  • Managing your clients print and online needs
  • Visit your clients each month to ensure their needs and expectations are being managed.
  • Provide pro-active, value add service and advice
  • Upselling our online and print products to your clients
  • Assisting with various marketing activities
  • Update and maintain our sales CRM

The Successful Candidate Will:

  • Strive to meet or exceed standards of excellence
  • Build a business case around their recommended advertising / marketing strategy
  • Be able to, very quickly, build and maintain a rapport with clients
  • Enjoy and be able to deliver a professional presentation
  • Have a high level of both written & verbal communication skills
  • Have an excellent phone manner
  • Have excellent time management skills and be able to work autonomously

Qualifications / experience

  • Drivers license & own motor vehicle is essential
  • Computer literate in excel, word, online is a must.
  • Experience or education in marketing is an advantage

What We Will Provide:

  • Ongoing training and mentoring
  • 20 hours / week
  • Flexible working days / hours
  • Hourly rate dependent on exp and qualifications

The ideal candidate will be looking to balance lifestyle with work commitments. They will want to continue to be engaged in a productive, satisfying role but need to balance this with family or other commitments. They will be looking to work local in a role amounting to 20 to 25 hours a week.

If this is you then forward your CV to info@activenetworks.com.au

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Account Manager

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This is a full-time role. Experience in advertising sales is not necessary. Experience in account management, sales, service, retail or telemarketing is an advantage. You will be required to show a successful track record in at least one of these areas.

Your responsibilities will include:

• Servicing client accounts
• Upselling our online and print products to existing clients
• Assisting with various marketing activities
• Setting and attending sales appointments
• Selling our suite of products

Your duties will include:

• Complete weekly and monthly reports as required
• Update and maintain our sales databases
• Keep an effective record of contacts and negotiations
• Focus efforts on providing value add service that meets the customer’s needs
• Brief the design department on your clients advert needs
• Prospect, research and generate sales appointments
• Sell in to our print, online and digital products
• Develop and maintain client relationships

The successful candidate will:

• Strive to meet or exceed standards of excellence
• Communicate and sell with integrity
• Build a business case around their recommended advertising / marketing strategy
• Be able to, very quickly, build and maintain a rapport with clients
• Enjoy and be able to deliver a professional presentation
• Have a high level of both written & verbal communication skills
• Have an excellent phone manner
• Have excellent time management skills and be able to work autonomously

Qualifications / experience required

• Drivers license & own motor vehicle is essential
• Computer literate in excel, word, online is a must.

We are looking for a personable, dynamic well-presented Account Manager who is looking to progress in to sales. Working in a team of eight you will be mentored by your Business Development Manager. The sales team is supported by 2 production assistants and 2 graphic designers. You will be required to work autonomously visiting your clients on a monthly basis and taking full responsibility for ensuring that our business delivers results. You are required to set appointments for the sales team and sell to your own clients. You will be mentored and trained to broaden your sales skill base with the opportunity to move in to a Business Development role. In return you will join a fun, enthusiastic team and be rewarded financially for your efforts.

You may already be in sales looking to take your next step into a client facing role or in to a new industry. You may be in direct marketing door to door, face to face role seeking to move into a lucrative and challenging role in media sales. No previous media experience is necessary, past employees have come from service, hospitality, retail, beauty and real estate backgrounds. This is a fantastic opportunity with wonderful career prospects. Extensive training is provided.
You will be paid a salary, super and commission.
Account Manager
Base $55k
OTE $70 to 75k
Includes base, expected commissions, car expense allowance and Super

Immediate start for the right candidate. Apply today!
If this is you then forward your CV to info@activenetworks.com.au
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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