Mediaworks TV appoints Nicole Jones as GM – National Sales
Nicole Jones has been with MediaWorks TV for 13 years, most recently as General Sales Manager, Her achievements include boosting FOUR’s revenue by 40% across her agency portfolio over the past two years, selling integration solutions for programmes such as The X Factor NZ and The Block NZ, and winning Gold at the Media Awards for Best Sales Proposal.
MediaWorks TV Director of Sales, Liz Fraser says: “Nicole’s wealth of experience and outstanding selling and relationships skills make her the perfect person to step up and take the reins of our national agency sales team.
“She’s highly respected within the industry; her many achievements include winning Gold at the Media Awards for Best Sales Proposal with the New World Cleverbaskets campaign, and she has delivered numerous solutions for our clients.”
Nicole Jones says: “I'm absolutely thrilled to take on a senior management role within MediaWorks’ national sales team. I believe we're well positioned to build further on our 2013 successes, continuing to provide the best on-brief solutions for our agencies and advertisers.
“I'm extremely proud of our people and offering and I’m ready to challenge our television and wider media market competitors. Bring on 2014.”
During Nicole’s time at MediaWorks TV, she has sold numerous integration solutions including brand-funded shows New Zealand’s Next Top Model, The X Factor NZ and The Block NZ; promotional concepts for Telecom, Ford, Kellogg’s, and Foodstuffs; and in-show integration for Mars and Number One Shoes.
Nicole represented MediaWorks TV in leading the pricing strategy for the 2011 Rugby World Cup for sponsorship and airtime packages with the other broadcasters.
Prior to MediaWorks TV, Nicole worked at McCann Erickson as Media Manager, and at Mattingly as Media Planner/Buyer.
Recruitment is underway to fill Nicole’s GSM position. A transition period will ensure a smooth handover and continuity for clients.