Beauty Dir

Posted: 4/10/2013 | Expires: 5/10/2013

Location: New York
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description:

The Beauty Director, LHJ sells advertising space within assigned territory and accounts with a major focus on beauty accounts but not limited to only beauty accounts. This position will be the face of LHJ beauty and will help develop the LHJ go to market beauty strategy. The Beauty Director, LHJ will work with marketing and sales management to build and manage beauty sales presentations and programs. This seller will interact extensively with agency and client personnel as well as additional members of LHJ and Meredith sales team. The Beauty Director, LHJ maintains or improves share-of-market for LHJ and maximizes profitability.

Minimum Qualifications:
All must be met to be considered.

Bachelor's degree in Sales, Marketing or related field, or equivalent training and/or experience.

At least 5 years sales experience, preferably in magazines, newspapers or other print medium.
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to think strategically and integrate resources to help customers reach their objectives
Strong organization and scheduling skills
Excellent presentation skills
Ability to thrive in a competitive, fast-paced, team-oriented environment
Solid grasp of marketing concepts
Strong sales skills
Good problem-solving skills
Good computer skills including expertise with Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
Adaptable and effective negotiating skills
Must have valid driver's license as some accounts are located outside of NYC.

Our cornerstone is knowledge of the home, family, food and lifestyle markets. From that, we have built businesses that serve well-defined audiences, deliver the messages of advertisers, and extend our brand franchises and expertise to related markets.