Watch & Jewelry Account Director
Niche Media is looking for a driven sales professional to join a team of National Account Directors in our New York office. The primary duties for this position include the following: •Prospect, secure and manage national luxury lifestyle advertising partners with an emphasis on the watch & jewelry category•Develop and execute strategic industry prospecting and creative selling techniques to drive new business into our magazines•Manage and develop client relationships by providing exceptional client support and ensure high retention rates•Assist in the development of programs which create new revenue streams for the magazine, or secure incremental sales from existing partners•Represent the Niche Media brand at company, partner and other functionsThe ideal candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:•Minimum of 5 years experience in magazine publications, with a strong preference for luxury industry focus (experience within the luxury/European watch and jewelry sectors) and a minimum of 3 years selling national accounts•Proven track record of breaking new business•Solid knowledge of the leading national sales clients with proven experience in watch & jewelry as well as fashion, beauty, real estate, financial markets, legal, hospitality, interior design, or retail industries•Proven ability to prospect and develop new business contacts while effectively managing and growing existing business•Excellent presentation skills, high attention to detail and strong organizational skills•Proven ability to effectively multi-task and work autonomously•Computer skills with proficiency in PowerPoint, MS Excel and MS WordSuccessful candidates work well under pressure and thrive in a dynamic deadline driven, rapidly changing environment. This position will work independently and as part of a team.We offer a competitive compensation package, health benefits, 401(k) with company match and a generous Paid Time Off program.For immediate consideration, please send your resume and cover letter, including salary requirements to: firstname.lastname@example.org and indicate “Watch & Jewelry Account Director” in the subject field. Resumes without salary requirements will not be considered. No phone calls please. Candidates under consideration will be contacted.