Who are we?

About Active Networks
Active Networks has been serving Sydney’s North Shore and Northern Beaches community for over 16 years. 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 Thinklocal.com.au (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, 16 years ago. We are looking for a personable, dynamic well-presented people. Attitude is everything, experience is not 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.

Three Positions Available

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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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Service Manager

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This is a part-time role. Experience in advertising is not necessary. This role is predominantly looking after local Northern Beaches and North Shore clients. It is not a sales role however you will be required to grow the value of your existing clients.

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
• Prospect, research and generate sales appointments
• Complete weekly and monthly reports as required
• Update and maintain our sales CRM

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.

What we will provide:
• Ongoing training and mentoring
• 20 to 25 hours / week
• Flexible working days / hours
• $25 per hour + commissions (approx. – $200 to $600 / mth)

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 4 to 5 day role amounting to 20 to 25 hours a week.

We will provide you with substantial training and ongoing mentoring. Any daily travel requirements are restricted to the Northern Beaches or North Shore. You will be accountable for your results and be rewarded with an hourly rate and commission attributed to the growth of your existing clients.

If this is you then forward your CV to info@activenetworks.com.au
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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Tele-Sales Lead Generator

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Active Networks are seeking a part time Tele-Sales Lead Generator who can book qualified appointments for the Sales Team.

This is a rewarding role for the right person. The key to success is engagement with prospects and qualification of their intent to advertise. We are NOT a call centre.

We will provide you with substantial training and ongoing mentoring. You will be accountable for your results and be rewarded with an hourly rate and for sales that come from the appointments you have set.

To be successful you will be resilient, persistent and have the ability to present engaging reasons on why prospects should do business with us. We are NOT looking for a burn and churn tele-marketer.

You will be provided with call lists but are also required to find new leads.

Duties will include:
• Appointment setting for sales reps
• Prospecting, research and new lead generation
• Report on weekly and monthly performance as required
• Update and maintain our sales database

The successful candidate will:
• Be motivated by achievable targets
• Communicate with integrity
• Be able to, very quickly, build and maintain a rapport with clients
• Enjoy engaging on the phone with prospects
• Have a high level of both written & verbal communication skills
• Be able to work autonomously

Qualifications/experience required:
• Experience in outbound telemarketing / appointment setting is essential
• Computer literate in excel, word, online is a must

What we will provide:
• Ongoing training and mentoring
• 20 to 25 hours / week
• Flexible working days / hours
• $25 per hour + commissions (approx. – $200 to $800 / mth)

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 4 to 5 day 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.

Terms and Conditions

To receive $1000 for referring a job applicant
1. The job applicant must provide the referring persons details with their initial application.
2. The details of the person referring the job applicant will not be accepted;
a. after any initial phone interview has occurred
b. if provided by the referring person or any other person other than the job applicant
3. You must receive notification in writing by Active Networks that the applicant has put your name forward as the referring person. The onus is on the referring person to ensure that they have received notification.
4. The job applicant must accept a position with Active Networks by 15th September 2017
5. Payment to the referring person will occur only if
a. The job applicant is employed beyond their 6 month probation period
6. Payment will be made within 4 weeks of the employee’s 6 month anniversary date.