Executive Team

Each member of our executive team sets our standards to ensure that Aspermont is committed to business excellence while maintaining our high levels of responsibility and ethics.

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.

Ajit Patel

Chief Operating Officer, Group

Ajit has more than 30 years of experience in the media industry, working across print and digital media, events and market research. Before joining Aspermont in 2013, he worked for Incisive Media in London, where he was responsible for infrastructure, software development, online strategy, vendor management and large scale systems implementation. Ajit is responsible for Aspermont's online strategy implementation, IT, Production & Marketing functions and all external providers. His role reflects the Group's priority to further strengthen its online presences and internal systems.

Nishil Khimasia

Chief Financial Officer

Mr Khimasia has significant and relevant experience in financial management, business development and transformation in entrepreneurial growing companies in the global B2B sector. Over the past 8 years Mr Khimasia held CFO and General Management positions at Equifax UK & Ireland, part of Equifax Inc., one of the world's largest information solutions providers, with responsibility for developing UK & Ireland business. His experience in developing information solutions, big data and analytics will add great value to Aspermont in optimising the benefits of Project Horizon.

Robin Booth

Group General Manager, Publishing

Since joining in April 2014 as UK General Manager, Robin has already seen a major turnaround in the UK publications. Previously, Robin was Group Publishing Director at Incisive Media, where he transformed both the Business Finance Group and Institutional Investment Groups and led the company's transition from print to digital for several of its established brands. Robin brings specialist skills in print, digital publishing and database and information management to the role.

 

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