Amazing opportunity to take the next step in your outbound sales career with The New Zealand Herald. 

This is a key role working across 6 different newspaper brands where you’ll have the ability to showcase your sales skills and make a real difference to the business. We need a superstar in this role to create and lead a superstar team! 

About the role:

You'll be managing a team of 20 outbound sales consultants from 3.30pm - 8pm Monday – Friday. Reporting to the Subscriber Sales and Marketing Manager, you’ll be part of an awesome team of five, all working towards the same goals.

From 3.30pm – 5pm you’ll be working on recruitment, planning, reporting and interacting with the rest of the marketing team.  Then from 5pm – 8pm you’ll be leading and coaching the outbound team to achieve the sales targets.

You'll be working with SUPER-WARM leads, selling subscriptions to a range of NZ's leading newspapers, including the NZ Herald (and your prospects have already been receiving the paper, your team just needs to encourage them to continue).

The role is Ellerslie-based in brand new offices at NZME – with free onsite parking!

About you: 

You'll be a great motivator, sales leader, people manager and team player. You've got loads of outbound sales experience, as well as experience recruiting and leading teams. You're used to working in a target-driven environment and making sales and achieving your numbers is what you love!  You also need to have excellent Excel skills and experience with telephony systems.

The targets are achievable and the role comes with a generous base salary + commission. Plus you'll be part of an amazing sales and marketing team and working in a friendly, supportive environment.  If this role sounds like you - then get in touch ASAP!  Applications close on Friday 12th August.  Please apply by sending your cover letter and CV directly to justine.atkinson@nzme.co.nz

What we are looking for:

  • At least 3 years’ experience in a management role in outbound sales
  • Able to work with senior managers and report results with confidence
  • Ability to build and retain a great team who want to perform for you and the business
  • Proven sales results in previous roles


Applicants for this position must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit