November 17 2017
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Pocket Outdoor Media, the parent company of VeloNews, Triathlete and Women’s Running, seeks a full-time sales director to head up the advertising sales operation across all brands. He/she will have at least two years of hands-on sales management experience, and extensive digital, social and print ad sales experience in cycling, triathlon and/or run categories. Responsibilities include management of brand-specific advertising sales people and support staff, development of sales materials, budgeting and meeting sales goals. Reports directly to CEO and based in Boulder, Colo. This is a great growth opportunity for the right person–aggressive, self-motivated and ready to take on more responsibility. Must be available immediately. Résumé and cover letter to: fmagowan@pocketoutdoormedia.
Reports to: CEO
Date: October 25, 2017
Summary / Objectives
Develops, implements and manages worldwide advertising strategy for Company’s media brands (VeloNews, Triathlete and Women’s Running), from a business, sales, marketing and technical perspective. Develops budget and projections for advertising. Initiates and manages discussions and sales activities with all sponsors and agencies. Manages the development of sales marketing materials including media kits, reader surveys and specific issue promotions. Manages database, billing, collections and contracts. Must be intimately familiar with digital business models and technologies. Responsible for directing and implementing effective trade advertising campaigns, and ensuring all advertising efforts work toward the organization’s overall goals and objectives. Has supervisory responsibilities of entire department, which includes individual brand salespeople and support staff. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. A wide degree of creativity and initiative is expected.
Scope and Impact
Scope and impact is Company-wide. Revenue generated from sales department strongly affects the bottom-line profits of overall POM enterprise.
Key Competencies Required
Work Environment: This job operates in a media/publishing setting.
Benefits package: Medical, dental, vision, 401k, unlimited vacation.
Travel: This position requires travel.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position based on-site in Boulder, Colorado. Evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.
Required Education, Experience and other Skills
As the company grows, this position will increasingly involve the management of a larger sales team. Management responsibilities will include:
Assist publisher with: