Business Development Manager
- Full Time
New Jersey Monthly is seeking a Business Development Manager to play an important role in our strategic initiative to build new business in new categories in 2020 and beyond. The position requires the ability to create new partnerships for New Jersey Monthly and to build relationships with a new base of clients. Experience and record of success in media sales across multiple platforms, including print, digital, mobile and custom publishing, are critical to achieving success.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Evaluate the statewide market for new business and develop a prospect list of potential new clients for New Jersey Monthly advertising, custom publishing and sponsorships.
- Develop and execute a sales strategy in consultation with the Advertising Director.
- Combine New Jersey Monthly’s capabilities across print and digital platforms to build compelling and successful solutions for clients.
- Do all of the above making best use of the company’s CRM and marketing resources and capabilities. Also must be exceptionally comfortable with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
To be considered, candidates must possess:
- 3+ years of experience selling advertising and related products, including experience in all print and digital platforms.
- Outstanding presentation skills utilizing any and all presentation techniques and platforms.
- Proven ability to prospect new clients, generate leads and close sales, creating new business for New Jersey Monthly.
- Manage multiple clients and prospects simultaneously and work collaboratively within the company sales team and with the editorial, production, and financial departments.
- Ability to work in our Morristown headquarters and to travel frequently and consistently throughout the state of New Jersey.
For the past 40-plus years New Jersey Monthly has been the indispensable authority on life in the Garden State. At New Jersey Monthly, we pride ourselves on lively writing, eye-catching design and striking photography. Each month, more than half a million New Jerseyans read New Jersey Monthly, visit our website, receive one of our digital newsletters or follow us on social media.