*Senior Sales Manager



The Irish Farmers Journal is the leading farming newspaper in Ireland and the UK with a readership of 247,000 (JNRS 2015) weekly, across print and digital platforms. We are now recruiting a Senior Sales Manager (permanent contract) reporting to the Sales Director. This is an exciting position for the successful candidate.


The successful candidate will have specific responsibility for:


  • Managing and maximising advertising revenue
  • Developing new advertising revenue and relationships
  • Managing current key client relationships across designated categories
  • Selling across new/additional categories as required and in agreement with management
  • Attending relevant events nationwide to develop relationships with current and new advertisersand growing advertising revenue
  • The role will involve all company print & digital titles



Candidates are required to have:


  • Minimum 5 years sales management experience
  • 10 years sales experience
  • People management experience
  • Excellent knowledge of agriculture essential
  • Track record in achieving and exceeding sales targets
  • Ability to originate and develop relevant sales and marketing ideas to grow revenue
  • IT, digital and social media proficiency
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Team player
  • Project coordinator skills
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines
  • Full clean driving license essential


Interested applicants should forward a CV and cover letter by email to the HR Manager at recruit@farmersjournal.ie with ‘Senior Sales Manager’ in the subject line.

Application deadline: Friday 25 August 2017

Applications will be treated in the strictest confidence

The company is an equal opportunities employer




Updated: 27th October 2017 — 1:45 pm