National Account Executive

Bauer Media Australia (Sydney NSW, Australia) 29 days ago

National Account Executive - Retail Sales

Are Media is the home of Australian magazines. Our extensive portfolio includes some of the country’s longest-running and most-loved brands, and boasts magazines, websites, videos, social, review sites, podcasts and experiences. This includes Australian Women’s Weekly, New Idea, Marie Claire, Gourmet Traveller, House & Garden, Wheels and many more.

About the role

The Retail Sales department sets the strategic direction for Are Media’s titles within the Australian retail marketplace ensuring that all titles are in the right place at the right time by maximising availability and visibility whilst managing our channel mix and optimising our retail access points. 

Reporting to the National Account Manager, the National Account Executive is responsible for assisting in development of the Are Media Business Plans within relevant primary accounts; support in the achievement of Retail and Annual Operating plans; implementation of Marketing strategies and Promotions; aid in the development of trading negotiations and agreements with retail partners that provide a competitive advantage to Are Media.

The National Account Executive will have regular interactions with leading Australian retailers across the supermarket, convenience, transit and specialty retail space.


  • Account Operational Execution:  Assisting with development and implementation of agreed account operation plans
  • Data Analysis:  Timely, accurate and regular reporting of available data.  Provide feedback on trends, threats, opportunities for Are Media products.
  • Promotional Program Management:  Development of promotional plan with marketing teams.  Facilitation of implementation through retailer/field teams.
  • Relationship Management:  Strong day-to-day management to identify and capitalise on opportunities
  • Administrative duties: Including administration of new products loading across retailers, product price change paperwork, promotional paperwork

Skills and experience

  • Tertiary qualification in business or marketing
  • High levels of written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated high level competence in MS Outlook and MS office suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Competent in retail data analytical tools - Aztec, Quantum
  • Strong Presentation and insight gathering skills
  • Demonstrated ability and understanding of category management
  • Desire to challenge the status quo
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in either FMCG or publishing industry

Why Are Media?

Join a values based organisation built on respecting all, inspiring creativity and collaboration with others.  Excellent Employee Benefits Package including; discounted gym & swimming pool rates at Park Street CBD; regular beauty perks; discounts at cafes, restaurants & retail stores; as well as access to Are Media’s Learning & Development Offerings.
Are Media is committed to a diverse, respectful, collaborative & inclusive workplace. We know & value the success this brings for everyone and we welcome & encourage applications from diverse backgrounds

Please apply now and send your CV via the link.

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