Manager – Partnership Sales, Content Studio

Manager – Partnership  Sales, Content Studio

NHST Global Publications aims to be the foremost provider of business news, analysis and commentary in the maritime shipping, seafood, renewable energy and oil & gas sectors. Editorial quality and independence is at the core of all that we do. Our brands, which include TradeWinds, Upstream, Recharge and IntraFish maintain offices in London, Singapore, Stamford, Houston, Seattle, Bergen – with a main hub in Oslo.  

Following the launch of our in-house Content Studio, we are looking for a Manager of partnership sales to support the evolution and growth of this vital department, and our broader expansion in the event and content marketing arenas.

Key areas and responsibilities

  • Accountable for assigned revenue budget and ensuring commercial success of the full range of creative, content and marketing services provided by the NHST Content Studio.
  • Deliver new businesses, demonstrating energy, creativity & drive to deliver initiatives.
  • Manage pipeline to ensure that growth and targets are met consistently month-on-month. Integrate personal sales efforts with organised marketing activities, e.g. product launches, targeted campaigns, events etc.
  • Work closely with Director of Events and Creative Director to agree messaging framework, value propositions, budget strategy, timelines and in-house deliverables.
  • Embody the NHST Global Publications’ culture and strategy of a Content Studio keeping an adequate balance between the editorially independent products and commercial initiatives.
  • Responsible for project managing the end-to-end delivery of the campaigns across sponsorship, content marketing, product placement and advertiser funded programmes (AFPs), ensuring they run smoothly, on time and deliver agreed KPIs.

Desired qualifications

  • Minimum 5+ years of experience, with proven track record, in sales and account management in any of these digital marketing fields: digital marketing solutions, content marketing/ sponsored content in various formats, business intelligence and high-end b2b conferences in all formats.
  • Ability to create bespoke clients’ campaign utilising the best in-house ability of the Content Studio. Must have good knowledge of content marketing and digital marketing.
  • Ability to successfully collaborate and build strong relationships with cross-functional teams and key stakeholders.
  • Excellent communication and persuasive skills at all levels.
  • Produce written proposals of a high standard that make a compelling case for the prospective client to procure our NHST Content Studio solutions.
  • Ability to work under pressure, to work independently and be goals and target driven.
  • Fluent in English - written and spoken. Additional language skill is a plus but not mandatory.

Key personal skills

  • Self-driven and motivated
  • Creative and fast learner
  • Enjoy working with global teams  
  • Ability to think outside the box

We offer

  • A key position in a leading media group within B2B niches
  • A dynamic and positive work environment
  • Travel opportunities
  • Competitive salary, health benefits and retirement package