Sales & Marketing Director (Blu Inc Media China)Description
Blu Inc Media is a subsidiary of Singapore Press Holdings (SPH), one of the largest media groups in Asia and listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange. Blu Inc Media publishes several magazines targeting Asia’s tycoons and entrepreneurs, including Asia-Pacific Boating, China Boating, JET Asia-Pacific, AsiaSpa, POLO, Action Asia and LP - Luxury Properties.
Based in Blu Inc Media’s Shanghai office, the Sales & Marketing Director leads revenue generation and brand marketing efforts across several magazine titles including China Boating, LP - Luxury Properties and JET Asia-Pacific. Reporting to the Managing Director, the Sales & Marketing Director develops the company’s sales and marketing strategies and supervises several teams covering multiple client categories and promotional channels. The Sales & Marketing Director also plays an important role in coordinating the sales and marketing efforts across the different offices of the company. He/she is instrumental in building the reputation of the magazines in the industry and among the niche luxury communities including boat owners, jet owners and high-end property buyers. Working closely with the company’s circulation, business development, finance and editorial teams, the Sales & Marketing Director is a key member of the company’s senior management team.
- Proven track record in media ad sales in China, preferably in the luxury sector
- 8+ years experience managing ad sales operations, preferably in magazines or media agencies
- Chinese national, or ethnic Chinese with significant China experience, with English proficiency
- Accomplished negotiator capable of closing deals to reach revenue and profit targets
- Outstanding leadership abilities and people management skills
- Excellent marketing ability; events and online experience a plus
- Charismatic individual with ability to network and build relationships with clients, VIPs and high-net worth individuals
- May be required to travel extensively
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