We're looking for a Business Manager!



Join the Patagon Journal Team:  We’re looking for a Business Manager!

Patagon Journal is a bilingual magazine, in English and Spanish, about nature, culture, travel and outdoor sports in the Patagonia region of Chile and Argentina. Our overall mission: to build a greater appreciation, understanding and environmental protection of Patagonia and the world’s last wild places.
We’re looking for a highly motivated person, someone passionate about the environment and the outdoors, and with a history of success in sales and marketing, to join our team as a Business Manager. The Business Manager, working closely with the founder/executive editor, is in charge of our sales, marketing, events, new product development, and administrative management. Candidates should preferably have a minimum of two years of experience in sales, marketing, advertising or business development.
We are also looking for someone with excellent communication skills, both verbal and oral, and that is responsable, creative, works well independently, and is organized and proactive in their work.
Roles and Responsibilities:
·      Sell advertising and publicity campaigns to potential sponsors
·      Lead a team of independent sales reps
·      Expand our subscription base through proactive sales and creative promotions, and manage subscriber relations, such as renewals and shipping
·      Sales of our services and ancillary products, such as, for example, special travel offers, books, t-shirts and other related products
·      Manage the promotion and participation of the magazine in fairs, film festivals, outdoor events and diverse other external events
·      Organize events: Be in charge of the magazine’s own events, such as, for example, photo expositions, launch events, or special workshops and seminars
·      Reader’s Club: Develop and manage ties with national and international businesses to offer special benefits to our subscribers and donors
·      New financing: Generate proposals and strategies to raise funds from public and private sources
·      Business management: Monitor budget, coordinate with our accountant, and develop long and short-term financial plans
·      Propose and develop new products and business opportunities
Desired Qualifications:
·      Minimum of two years of experience in sales, marketing, advertising, and/or business development
·      Excellent oral and written communication skills
·      Someone who is responsable, creative, works well independently, and is proactive in their work
·      Good organizational skills
·      Pleasant interpersonal relations skills with both clients and colleagues
·      Passion for the environment and other issues explored in the magazine
·      Flexibile with travel, willing to travel for the magazine as needed, particularly between Santiago and Puerto Varas
·      Fluent Spanish is a must
Salary commensurate with experience and includes commissions. This position is either full-time, or at minimum 30 hours per week.
To Apply:
Please, no calls. Send your resume, three references and a brief cover letter about why you want to join Patagon Journal and why you’re the best candidate for the job, to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Thank you!
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