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Work History

Advertising Manager

ACP Media - Trader Group
  •         Supervision of 12 full-time Nationwide Account Managers
  •         Management of 2 publications and 2 websites
  •         Managing key accounts nationwide
  •         Identifying new markets and opportunities
  •         Event management of NZ Motorcycle Awards (Black tie gala)
  •         Responsible for $2 million per annum in advertising revenue
  •         Forecasting of monthly and annual budgets and sales targets
Aug 2008Present

National Sales Manager

Sportsground Limited

Responsibilities included:

  • Develop national sales and marketing strategy for major national launch of Sportsground.co.nz and Schoolground.co.nz.
  • Present and promote Sportsground to all major National Sports Organisations (NZ Rugby Union, NZ Tennis, NZ Football etc), Regional Sports Organisations (Auckland Rugby, Canterbury Netball etc) and Regional Sports Trusts (Sport Auckland) Contract management of venue.
  • Develop and implement alternative online advertising commercial model to present to key industry stakeholders.
  • Manage and develop key relationships throughout all major stakeholders in New Zealand Sport and Education industries.

Achievements:

  • Secured Toyota New Zealand as major sponsorship partner.
  • Developed a significant Client base from  start up to over 2000, over a period of 9 months
Jun 2007Jun 2008

General manager

Hextreme Events Limited
  • Project Management
  • Event Managing of international sports event.
  • Sourcing and recruitment of international sports talent, event sponsorship and event staff
  • Contract management of venue
  • Negotiated and managed Sky Sport Contract
Nov 2003Mar 2005

General Manager Sales & Marketing

Digital Light Solutionz
  •       Supervision of 8 full-time sales & administration staff
  •       Management of media resellers
  •       Identifying new markets and opportunities
  •       Roll out of outdoor digital network
  •       Dealing with the individual Councils and LTNZ on forming new regulations for technology
  •       Formulating budgets
  •       Working alongside C-nario international software supply company, to develop software      specific to NZ market
  •     New product development and roll out
  •     Worked alongside Corporates eg Telecom, Vodafone, ASB Bank, Lotto & LynnMall    Shopping  Centre to supply indoor digital media.  Install plasma screens in retail outlets
  •     Key Account management and sales
Aug 2001Oct 2003

Key Account Manger

DB Breweries
  •         Premium Heineken positioning on-premise
  •         Develop strategies and implementations for roll out of Tiger beer and Monteiths seasonal brands
  •         NPD for "O water" including market research and go to market strategies
Jan 1998Jun 2001

Company Director

UV Water
  •       Developing NZ first exclusive on-premise water brand
  •       Market research
  •       Sell-in of UV to major wholesalers nationwide eg Gilmours and Allied Liquor
  •       Major brand marketing and sponsorship campaigns
  •       NPD for complimentary products and brands such as UV Sparkling, Split Rock, Granite Red and Tiro.

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Objective

I am seeking a contract or permanent "Sales & Marketing" executive position.

Recently I was made redundant from my role as National Sales Manager at Sportsground Limited.

Interest

  • Wakeboarding
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Rugby
  • Skiing
  • Travel