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Jobs – Time Out Singapore

Work for Time Out Singapore's growing team of writers, sales managers and marketers

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We’re hiring!

Time Out Singapore is currently looking for energetic, talented and creative people to join its rapidly expanding team.

About Time Out

Time Out is the trusted global platform that inspires and enables people to experience the best of the city. Operating in 315 cities, across 58 countries, it has an average monthly global audience reach of over 137 million across all platforms. 

No one knows your city like Time Out because we’ve been discovering the brilliant and searching out the secret and extraordinary since 1968. If you want to know about food, attractions, art, culture, shopping and nightlife, then Time Out is your social companion. With a world-class digital platform and top-quality curated content, Time Out connects brands and local businesses to the city. Now Time Out Market is taking that to the next stage, bringing the best of the city together under one roof enabling people to discover, book, live and share their experiences. 

Since June 2016, Time Out Group is listed on London's AIM stock exchange, trading under the ticker symbol 'TMO'. 

Join the Time Out Singapore team

Sales executive

  • Full-time Singapore-based role

  • Incredible opportunity to join the world’s leading lifestyle publisher

Job Description

This is a media sales role on the Time Out Singapore sales team, requiring a disciplined, hungry, numbers focused and client-facing salesperson who can drive revenue from media agency and direct client relationships.

To be successful, the candidate must have excellent knowledge of the lifestyle and entertainment industries and must be able to navigate and identify who the decision-makers are and build relationships with them. Additionally, they will be able to passionately demonstrate an interest in the subject matter with personal examples. The candidate will be responsible for seeking out and developing new businesses and increasing spend from existing partners with a consultative approach to selling.

The candidate must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with a proven track record in generating significant revenues. The ideal fit would be a candidate who is ambitious and keen to have genuine influence internally and externally.

The role requires the candidate to generate revenue across Time Out’s multi-channel platforms including event sponsorships via proactive outbound sales activity, building and maintaining relationships with media agencies and brand marketers, develop creative solutions against client briefs, and ensuring the clients receive top tier customer service in all aspects of their experience with Time Out during the entire sales cycle including post-sales.

This role bears ultimate ownership and responsibility to achieve assigned revenue targets in his/her allocated sectors and agencies.

Responsibilities

  • Generate leads and efficiently keeping in regular contact with existing prospects through excellent relationship management

  • Ability to manage all key stakeholders

  • Understand and keep up-to-date with constant developments in the market

  • Identify areas for expansion and development

  • Develop targeted short-term and long-term new business strategies

  • Create weekly/monthly forecasts on individual revenue vs target management and end of month reports on revenue and market performance of assigned sectors and agencies

  • Deliver against these targets to ensure revenue expectations are met

  • Working closely with internal teams to develop bespoke campaigns for potential clients

  • Provide inputs for sales and marketing collaterals

  • Be an ambassador of Time Out Singapore maximize networking opportunities and regularly using events, trade roadshows to increase awareness and develop a further network of contacts

Requirements

  • Minimum 3 years of experience within Media Sales, Business Development, New Business or with a Media Agency

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent

  • Highly motivated, performance-driven and result-oriented to hit targets

  • Excellent problem-solving skills 

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

  • Excellent time management, an individual who thrives on working autonomously

  • Experience working in a marketing/publishing/media environment and understanding of the industry.

  • Excellent networking skills

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Ability to set and manage priorities

  • Ability to negotiate complex deals

  • Ability to close short term volume sales and long term partnerships

  • Ability to articulate creative ideas and present proposals in front of clients

  • Energetic individual who can work well independently and as a part of a team

  • The ideal candidate will be determined, outgoing, positive, articulate and diplomatic

Please send your CV and cover letter to jobs.tosg@timeout.com

Editorial intern

Reckon you’ve got what it takes to write for Time Out? We’re looking for highly motivated, ambitious and creatively charged people to intern with us. The internship will require you to get involved in all aspects and sections of the magazine, contributing to broad-ranging feature stories, researching and writing. If you’re looking to dip your feet into all areas of our print and online publications, we’d encourage you to apply for this position.

For editorial internships, the following criteria are required:
 Strong English writing abilities
 Good organisational skills
 A voracious appetite to learn
 A wealth of ideas and knowledge of Singapore
 Able to make a three-month commitment
 The right to work/intern in Singapore

If you’re interested in this role, send your CV and two samples of your work to nicole-marie.ng@timeout.com.

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Video intern

For those with an eye for cinematography, look no further. Our video intern will assist our editorial team to bring story ideas to life. You'll also get to experience the realm of photography – assisting with photo shoots and exploring the city and producing videos for Time Out's social channels. The ideal candidate should have a relevant diploma or degree in design and video production and should be a pro at Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Premiere Pro.

If you’re interested in this role, send your CV and two samples of your work to nicole-marie.ng@timeout.com.

Marketing intern

Got a nose for marketing? We're looking for someone to join our marketing team, to help develop all the exciting opportunities of the Time Out Singapore brand. Amazing events, witty publicity, innovative social media and circulation concepts: it's all part of our expanding brand. The ideal candidate should speak English with a relevant university degree in marketing or communications.

If you think you have the skills for this role, please send your resume and cover letter to michelle.ong@timeout.com.

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