Director of Sales, Marketing and Events
O&APV (Out & About Puerto Vallarta) S.DE R.L. C.E. DE is seeking a contract director of sales, marketing and events, working under the direction of the publisher with a dotted line report to the managing editor.
O&APV is a new LGBT magazine (with associated web site) in Puerto Vallarta and is a sister publication of Out & About Nashville, which is based in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, which is the state’s largest and only state-wide LGBT publication and has been in business for 15 years.
This role will be responsible for actively selling advertising for O&APV’s products to a local and national audience, and developing and promoting O&APV through special events and selling sponsorships for those events.
The position will work closely with the contract production artist and contract designer.
The person in this position is expected to be an active member of the LGBT community. This person will be a member of the senior staff and help with planning and future growth plans.
This is a bilingual position and the person must be proficient in Spanish and English.
Salary is paid in pesos based on commission, paid on the following rate:
– 10% commission rate will be paid on all sales and shall be paid monthly, within 15 days after the issue sold for has been published.
– An additional bonus 3% commission rate will be paid if one of two of the specified sales goals for sales and sponsorship’s are met. Sales goals will be set at the discretion of the Publisher and his/her designee.
– 5% commission rate will be paid on total sales if two of the two of the specified sales goals for national sales and sponsorship’s are met. Sales goals will be set at the discretion of the Publisher and his/her designee.
A flexible attitude, willingness to jump in and help is required. Candidate must be able to meet deadlines and work in a quick pace, stressful environment.
Conduct sales for print and online O&APV products. Meet monthly sales quota.
Develop new events and successfully market those events by selling sponsorship’s. Develop marketing programs for those events, to be marketed through O&ANPV’s product line
Develop online and other unique sponsorship opportunities
Be available by telephone during production time to answer production ad related questions
Establish strong relationships with clients and advertising agency personnel.
Ensure that all proper paperwork is filled out for the submission of ads to the production department and that they are produced with as few errors as possible.
Provide issue closing numbers to editor contract designer and publisher for layout and production.
Help develop advertorial sections and their selling strategy.
Keep publisher informed as to significant advertising opportunities and problems.
Assist in the process of collection of money from accounts.
Attend meetings of business and civic groups to drive name recognition and increase ad sales.
Assist in determining the promotional approach to selling special sections or editorial material.
Evaluate rate structure relative to competition and market needs.
Provide competitive analysis feedback regarding other magazines to editorial, marketing and circulation.
Assist in developing custom publishing opportunities for O&APV.
Other duties and responsibilities as may be determined.
Hours and Location:
TBD at the discretion of the publisher and or his/her designee.
Additionally, there are evening business networking, trade show and company events as well which you will be expected to attend.
To apply please send resume via e-mail to [email protected]