Senior Account Manager

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Work type: permanent full time
Location: Auckland
Categories: Advertising Sales

Senior Account Manager

Are Media is a diverse, fast-moving, constantly evolving multi-platform media business with a brilliant team of people all bringing their passion and creativity together in order to produce great products that inspire others. Our brands include – Woman's Day, New Zealand Woman's Weekly, Your Home & Garden, Kia Ora and The New Zealand Listener, along with digital platforms,,, and most recently our own e-commerce shop and 

About the role

We are on the search for a Senior Account Manager, this role will manage a large number of client relationships and generate significant advertising revenue for our print and digital brands across a range of products. There is strong momentum within our portfolio and strong YoY growth. We have a broad range of clients across both agency and direct using our media channels to reach highly engaged and influential audiences.

  • You will report to the Sales Director.
  • You will work with both agency and direct clients at all levels of their organisations.
  • This role contributes significantly to the success of Are Media by generating and achieving advertising revenue targets.


The Senior Account Manager will be responsible for managing an existing group of clients across both agency and direct patches, as well as generating new business for the portfolio. You will be familiar with the range of products we can offer as client solutions and be able to appropriately recommend the right solutions so they are effective for each client campaign, as well as ensure these are monetised profitably for Are Media. Duties include:

  • Build and maintain relationships with a large number of clients and agencies, and keep them across Are Media opportunities and news.
  • Proactively and reactively develop and pitch ideas to clients and agencies, ensuring our recommendations are meeting their needs and objectives
  • Achieve advertising revenue budgets, and find innovative ways to build incremental revenue opportunities into our business.

Skills and experience

  • 5+ years media sales experience with magazine and digital sales experience required.
  • Strong commercial acumen, and ability to understand a range of client businesses and objectives to effective recommend solutions.
  • Excellent relationship building skills, and a drive to ensure client satisfaction and repeat business.

Why Are Media?   

Join the leading content company for women and be part of an inspiring, creative and collaborative team. We offer excellent people programs including:

  • A day of leave for your birthday,
  • 4 days of volunteering leave each year,
  • An inclusive parental leave program that supports all parents, families & carers,
  • FREE digital access to all our titles, and
  • Our unique Are Media Learning Academy (Digital Academy, Lunch N Learns, Mentoring and much more).    

We support flexible ways of working through our Activity Based Working (ABW) model. We encourage a balance of working in the office and remotely and we believe this enables our people to do their best work. 

Are Media is committed to a diverse, respectful, collaborative & inclusive workplace. We know & value the success this brings for everyone and we welcome & encourage applications from diverse backgrounds.  When you apply, please let us know of any reasonable adjustments you may need during the interview process.

Please apply now and send your CV via the link.

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