• Matthew O
  • Client and Sales Administration
  • Last/current workplace: News Australia
  • 42 years old from Allambie Heights, NSW

Introduction

Hello, I have recently returned to full time study and I am looking for part time/casual work to coincide with my studies. I have worked within Licensed establishments in both Australia and the UK.. More recently I have had sales roles with key client management. I have a current RSA/RCG and would be available to work evenings and weekends predominately. I would be available at short notice if required, so long as I was able to plan around my studies. I am a confident, reliable and trustworthy person who would be able to be counted upon. I am available at any time to discuss any roles you may have available. Hope to hear from you soon. Regards Matt

Employment History

  • News Australia

    • May 2012 - Current
    May 2012 - to Present News Australia Field Sales Account Manager - North Shore Times - a market leading local newspaper Key Responsibilities • Responsible for $3million spend per year • Managing an advertising portfolio of real estate agencies in the middle and upper north shore of Sydney • Creating innovative press and online solutions to generate increased sales of advertising space for key real estate agents • Customer centric role working intimately with real estate agents in the high end of real estate • Focused on developing and maintaining relationships Key Achievements • Consistently achieved 90% or above of monthly revenue targets in a declining market medium
  • The Irish Times

    • Jun 2010 - Jan 2012
    June 2010 - Jan 2012 The Irish Times Leading Daily National Newspaper of Ireland Key Account Manager Key clients included - Heineken, Samsung, Smirnoff, AIB bank, Aer Lingus, O2 Phones, Nissan, An Post, National Lottery. Key Responsibilities • Responsible for €4 million sales across press and digital • Working with media agencies to formulate innovative press solutions • Manage key clients advertising press campaigns for newspaper and digital • Fostering ongoing relationships with client and media agencies to provide tailored media solutions • Create innovative presentations and comprehensive reporting to senior management of market trends & forecasting of media spend Key Achievements • Able to maintain key customer investment levels in advertising sales, despite the economic climate driving an increasingly competitive environment
  • Starcom

    • Dec 2006 - Jun 2010
    Dec 2006 - June 2010 Starcom (Publicis Media Group) Leading Irish Media Agency
  • Tesco Ireland

    • Mar 2006 - Sep 2006
    Mar 2006 - Sep 2006 Tesco Ireland Leading UK & Irish Supermarket Chain Assistant Buyer (Frozen & Fresh food) - 6 month contract Key Responsibilities • Department responsible for over €260 million annual turnover • Assist buyer in category management of frozen and fresh food • Negotiation with key Irish and International suppliers to offer excellent value to customers and maximize profits • Liaising with the buyer and evaluating promotional opportunities according to stock levels and supplier investment • Manage the accurate implementation of in store promotional activities • Confirming promotions with the marketing team, stock control, merchandising and store managers.
  • Tenix Toll

    • Jun 2003 - Dec 2005
    Jun 2003 - Dec 2005 Tenix Toll Warehousing • Various roles including - warehousing, stock control, procurement, explosives packaging. • Liaison between civilian commercial goals and Defense Force protocol. • This role was completed in conjunction with full time study to complete Degree.
  • Various Roles

    • Jul 2001 - Mar 2003
    Jul 2001 - Mar 2003 Various Roles Various positions During this period I travelled and worked in various capacities. Including Bar work - Summer Camps USA - Customer Service - Warehousing - General Hand All roles allowed me the freedom to continue travelling throughout Europe and America.
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    Royal Australian Airforce

    • Feb 1995 - Jul 2001
    Feb 1995 - Jul 2001 Royal Australian Airforce Logistics Supplier Key Responsibilities • Various roles including - warehousing, stock control, procurement, explosives packaging, aircraft loading, driving duties and military training • Maintaining the high demands of intelligence, forward thinking and fitness • Data entry - key aspect to roles.

Skills

  • Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

Education History

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    Newcastle University

    • Jan 1999 - Jan 2005
    Bachelor of Business Newcastle University, Australia Majors: International Business & Marketing