World Association of News Publishers

Account Manager (full-time position, Singapore)

Account Manager (full-time position, Singapore)

Starting date: 


Are you passionate about news media and want to help the industry transform and grow in this digital age? Then come join the World Association of News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) which provides the global expertise and services to news industry

To further support our continuously growing portfolio of activities, WAN-IFRA is looking to hire an Account Manager to join our team in Singapore

Your role will consist primarily of developing new sales leads, booking appointments with prospective clients, account management of existing customers and negotiating optimal exhibition space and sponsorship packages across our portfolio of Global, Digital and Regional Events, as well as printed and online publications.

A confident sales approach and an excellent telephone manner will be expected of you, as well as previous experience in B2B sales. An excellent command of English also is required as you will be generating business with large and international organisations worldwide. Previous experience in exhibition sales and knowledge of the publishing and IT industries will be valued.

You will fit perfectly into our team, if you
           • have excellent communication and organisational skills.
           • have a minimum of 2-5 years B2B sales experience.
           • are tenacious and self-motivated.
           • have experience in working with Salesforce and email marketing tools.
           • are strongly interested in the media industry.
           • are comfortable working in a small team, collaborating regularly                                                      with the different project managers to ensure the different                                                               sponsorship budgets are met.

           • possess flexibility traits to better cross-sell a large portfolio of events.
           • possess a positive, adaptable and resourceful personality with                                                       intercultural competences to meet the challenges of a global industry.
           • are fluent in English. Other language skills are an asset.

Your benefits:
           • be part of a truly unique, member-driven global association with an                                                  inspirational mandate
           • play a key role in building and developing our portfolio for the future.
           • be part of a truly international working environment.
           • performance-related compensation package.

Our business language is English. The work location is our office in Singapore.

Starting Date: Immediately

If you are interested, please send you application together with CV and salary expectation to