Structure of the Board

The Board currently comprises of five members. Board members possess a broad range of industry experience and business skills to appropriately govern the interests of the shareholders of the Company. The Board continues to actively guide the ongoing growth strategy of the Company. The Board actively involves, as appropriate, expert and independent advice on matters reserved for the Remuneration and Audit & Risk Committees.

Andrew Kent

Non-Executive Chairman

Mr Andrew Kent, Non-Executive Chairman, is an experienced Business Manager and Corporate Advisor with over 40 years experience in international equities and media. Mr Kent was the CEO of Aspermont from 2000 to 2005 and holds considerable knowledge of its products and the market landscape. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Geoff Donohue

Lead Independent Director

Mr Geoff Donohue has over 29 years experience at both board and senior management level within public companies and the securities industry. Mr Donohue holds a Bachelor of Commerce from James Cook University of North Queensland, Graduate Diploma in Financial Analysis from the Securities Institute of Australia and is a Certified Practicing Accountant.

Alex Kent

Managing Director, Group

Since joining the company in 2007, Mr Alex Kent has worked across all divisions of Aspermont Group. During this time, he has built up an extensive knowledge of its product portfolio and been a key influencer in the overall business vision. He is currently the Group's Managing Director but has held previous executive roles in both marketing and digital strategy.

Having previously graduated through Microsoft's Executive Academy and with a double honors degree in Economics, Accounting and Business Law, Mr Alex Kent brings further depth to the Aspermont board and operations as the Group continues its digital evolution.

Mr Alex Kent joined the board as an Executive Director and holds a number of other private company directorships.

Christian West

Non-Executive Director

Christian West has over 16 years' experience in advising public companies on portfolio structure and in deal origination, development and financing for private companies. Christian has a successful track record investing in global equities, through public market, venture capital and private equity investment channels across media, technology and natural resource sectors. He is currently a Director of RDP Limited, a venture capital group specialist in the natural resources sector.

Clayton Witter

Non-executive Director

Clayton Witter has over 20 years' experience in advising large and medium size organisations on implementation of new technologies to transform business processes across a number of sectors including FMCG (consumer goods), Manufacturing, Banking, Information Technology and Electrical household appliances. He was previously Managing Director at Beko Plc, the UK home appliance manufacturer where under his management, Beko became market leader across multiple product categories.

 

14/05/18 - 15/05/18

Future of Mining Sydney 2018: 14th-15th May 2018

SMC Conference Center, Sydney, Australia

15/05/18 - 15/05/18

METSStocks Sydney 2018: 15th May 2018

SMC Conference Center, Sydney, Australia

We are on the hunt for a committed and motivated media sales expert to take on an exciting key accounts manager position. You will be working across a major news platform in the mining sector and be the daily point of contact for established clients in the composition; delivery and reporting of highly effective online display and content solutions. Post campaign you will provide campaign analysis and recommendations in order to improve future and upcoming campaigns to best meet marketing objectives. This role requires exceptional organisational and communications skills and the desire to continually upskill in order to remain up-to-date in an evolving media industry. As a trusted advisor, you'll be imbedded in their daily processes, understanding them and their product intimately. Building on an already strong relationship will be a large part of this position, seeing you help client define both strategic and tactical solutions. Reporting to the Sales Director, you'll be part of a fantastic and energetic team. You'll need to love working in a fast paced environment, taking on exciting challenges and learning new skills.

This is a client facing role, so we need someone who is highly communicative, professional and well presented!

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Build and preserve relationships with our customers visiting key personnel on regular occasions
  • Grow existing client base through constant new client acquisition
  • Achieve monthly sales quotas and F2F meeting KPI's
  • Fully develop marketing plans with clients
  • Ensuring timely delivery of high-quality proposals
  • Maintaining ongoing sales forecasts and shared master spreadsheets
  • Ad-hoc client and agency queries / requests

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Digital, print and content marketing sales experience with 3-5 years' experience within media sales.
  • Outstanding communication skills - communication is key to this role as you will be communicating with internal departments as well as clients on a daily basis
  • Face to face sales and business development experience
  • Solutions based selling experience, the ability to assess and identify with and understand industry trends, economic and otherwise to provide comprehensive effective solutions
  • Highly motivated, sales focused, driven to achieve and outperform sales targets
  • Drive new business as well as grow and service established clients
  • Communicate globally as we work across all markets
  • Superior skills in writing proposals, delivering high quality output (media schedules- documentation to clients

PREFERRED:

  • Doubleclick (DFP) Google analytics  (GA) experience
  • Sales and marketing contacts within the Energy, Mining and Agriculture sectors
  • Tertiary qualifications in communications or marketing

This is an opportunity join a progressive publisher at the forefront of delivering quality content to key sectors of the economy. Aspermont Ltd is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace dedicated to pursuing and hiring a diverse workforce.

Please note, due to the high volume of applicants we are unable to take phone calls regarding this role and cannot reply to every applicant.

To apply for this role please send your CV and cover letter to Adri.zwick@aspermontmedia.com

Reporting directly to the Subscriptions Sales Director, the role will take responsibility for achieving a monthly new business and renewal target covering global subscription packages. The role requires very close co-operation with marketing who will supply the new business leads that have been developed through marketing campaigns as well as a pro-active approach to researching their own leads.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Achieve monthly new business and renewal sales targets
  • Identifying and securing new sales opportunities and lead generation
  • Timely and accurate processing of orders
  • Tracking and reporting of sales results
  • Providing exceptional customer service to new business customers including payment, subscription queries, on-boarding and new client satisfaction
  • Monitoring and promptly chasing outstanding invoices
  • Providing support to other subscription staff as required
  • Feedback to the Marketing Manager on which lead types are most productive

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA:

  • Strong sales negotiation skills
  • Solution focussed with the ability to build rapport quickly with prospects
  • Exceptional telephone manner
  • Great customer service ethos
  • Good time management
  • High level of computer literacy
  • Quick learner with an ability to grasp new concepts
  • Good understanding of the industry sectors in which Aspermont Media operates
  • The ability to work in a team environment

To apply for this role please send your CV and cover letter to Adri.zwick@aspermontmedia.com