Account Manager

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Work type: permanent full time
Location: Sydney
Categories: Sales

Account Manager - Directories

Bauer Media is Australia’s leading multi-platform publisher, with investments spanning magazines, digital and live experiences. The portfolio includes some of the country’s longest-running and most successful brands, including Australian Women’s Weekly, Harper’s Bazaar, Gourmet Traveller, House & Garden, TV Week Logies and many more.

About the role

This a fantastic opportunity to join the Direct Sales team here at Bauer Media. You will be required to generate new clients and revenue. The team is made up of 18, including Account Managers and Campaign Managers. You will report in to the Sales Manager for the National Directories Team. You will also work closely with brand managers for each magazine you represent as well as other stakeholders in the business across digital, research, creative and more, to ensure the best responses for our clients.

You will be instrumental in driving new revenue into the business and growing the portfolio of clients that we currently work with.

The role is office based.


  • Working within the Direct Sales team, you will be calling clients in Sydney/NSW to sell advertising solutions across print and digital.
  • Business development, sourcing new clients to advertise across our Homes and Prestige titles including Gourmet Traveller, Country Style, Real Living, Belle and more.
  • Working with our internal brands team to develop great advertising packages for our clients.
  • Lead sourcing from a variety of channels. Must be proactive and resourceful when looking for new partners.
  • Maintain competitor awareness and market share


Skills and experience

  • A University degree is desired but not essential
  • 2 years minimum sales experience required, selling B2B.  
  • Media sales would be an advantage, with a strong passion for advertising.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Great influencing and negotiation skills
  • Have a love for magazine brands and want to develop a career within the industry


What’s in it for you?

  • Attractive salary with commission
  • Preferred rates at the company associated gym and swimming pool
  • Employee discounts to local restaurants, cafes, gyms and more
  • Regular beauty perks
  • Free weekly run club
  • Fun culture and vibrant workplace where every day is different 
  • Opportunity to grow within and exciting media company and largest magazine publisher in Australia 
  • Work for a company with an activist agenda – knowing you are part of a movement for change
  • Sales and development training throughout the year


Please apply now and send you CV via the link.

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