Written By Gary Hynes Edibles / The Big Picture / Victoria Jul 25, 2016 Job Offer: Director of Business Development (Victoria) for EAT SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestEAT Magazine is looking for a part-time Director of Business Development (Victoria). Could develop into full time for the right person.EAT Magazine is ranked as one of the top food and wine magazines in British Columbia. Celebrating 17 years in print, EAT’s time-tested mission is to cover the conversations of the day with creative insight and fresh perspective. As a key member of the EAT team, you will be responsible for developing new revenue streams to Victoria and British Columbia businesses for EAT Magazine, EAT online and The EAT Journal. You’ll be one of the primary points of contact for our clients, helping to identify sales opportunities, and ensuring high levels of customer satisfaction within your portfolio.We are looking for candidates who have a tenacious desire to win and thrive in a sales environment where success is rewarded.Job duties would include:Meet or exceed bi-monthly revenue goals, through account development and new businessDeveloping creative and unique special features, special issues, sponsorships and co-op advertising initiativesGenerate leads for local restaurants and food and drink businesses and develop successful advertising sales partnerships • Build and foster relationships with potential clients to introduce EAT advertising solutionsDeveloping new revenue streams in the areas of digital, co-branding, strategic partnerships and event production. • Finding new publishing opportunities through a variety of marketing methods including email, networking and calling.Keeps management informed by submitting activity and results reports, such as daily call reports, weekly work plans, and monthly and annual territory analyses.Qualifications:Track record of meeting and exceeding sales goalsClosing Skills, Excellent Networking Skills, Prospecting Skills, Negotiation Skills, Self-Confidence, Product Knowledge, Presentation Skills, Client Relationships, and Motivation for Sales• Strong communications and interpersonal skillsExisting relationships in key industriesHighly motivated self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit; ability to take ownership and work independently to meet performance goalsMedia sales background recommended, though not necessaryExcellent and persuasive communication skills and consultative selling strength, including an ability to create and deliver convincing arguments verbally and in writingA strong understanding of digital publishing, advertising and/or e-commerce industries and metrics recommended though not necessaryTrue service ethic, generous nature, and gracious sense of humourContact the Publisher at editor@eatmagazine with a cover letter and cv. Subject line “Director of Business Development” SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Written By: Gary Hynes Gary Hynes, a writer and photographer, founded EAT magazine in 1998 and is its editor and chief paperboy. He studied Electronic Music with Samuel Dolan at Toronto’s Royal Conservatory of Music, Audio Recording Technology at ... Read More You may also like Get Fresh / One ingredient May 18, 2017 Fiddleheads: Take a walk on the wild side GET FRESH With a particularly long and chilly winter behind us, and snow shovels safely stowed away, you might say we are starving for glimpses of ... Read More Good For You May 2, 2017 Grocery Finds Giveaway – Enter the Draw to Win Greetings my fellow wholesome food lovers. Welcome to another edition of Good-For-You Grocery Finds! I hope you had a wonderful, chocolate-filled ... Read More Get Fresh / One ingredient March 21, 2017 Brassica Greens “Get Fresh” Produce shopping is evolving into an art form, or perhaps more of a sport. The demands made of local markets are known to be ... Read More Good For You / Health / Victoria February 21, 2017 Grocery Finds Giveaway – Tahini, Bean Flakes, Beet Bars & Turkish Apricots Hello my friends. Here we are knee deep in February with the anticipation of an approaching Spring bringing its annual soothing consolation. I hope ... Read More Food News / Spoiled Milk February 16, 2017 Alexis de Portneuf Develops New Packaging & Tasting Notes From time to time we receive product samples at the EAT office. Most of time we don’t write about them unless it’s something readers ... Read More Good For You / Victoria January 17, 2017 No Fuss Comfort Foods – CONTEST ALERT Happy January my fellow nutritious nibblers! I am back, as promised, with another edition of Good For You Grocery Finds. This “post-holiday” ... Read More Comments are closed.