MediaWorks Radio is pleased to announce the appointment of Matt Headland to the position of Network Sales Manager.
Headland, currently the Country Manager for EMI Music NZ, brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to MediaWorks across media, sales, marketing and digital.
His previous roles include National Sales Manager at MTV Networks NZ, Head of Capitol Music Group, and various marketing and sales roles with Publicis Mojo NZ, Telstar Records UK, Warner Music NZ and The Radio Network.
Headland says he is excited about the opportunity to return to the radio industry.
“I am looking forward to joining MediaWorks and working on the strongest and most compelling media brands in the country,” he says.
“There is a great thirst for change with the way brands want to communicate to and connect with their consumers, and I can’t wait to start working on opportunities to use our brands and platform in innovative and creative ways that will set us apart from our competitors.”
The new appointment sees current Network Sales Manager, Mark Smith, move into the new role of National Business Development and Acquisition Manager, utilizing his expertise in multi market planning and strategy to work alongside General Managers in the twenty-five markets MediaWorks operates in nationwide.
Mark Smith says: “This new role recognises the demand for having someone focus on national opportunities throughout the regions, and is tailored specifically to suit my skill set.
“It will uncover enormous opportunities for the company and our clients, and the response from markets and the business sector has already exceeded our expectations.”
MediaWorks Radio Director of Sales and Branded Content, Paul Hancox describes the move as the most important change the National sales operation has made in recent times.
“Mark Smith and Matt Headland make a formidable team in growing our National Revenue across the group,” he says.
“I am looking forward to Matt adding his strategic might to our team.”
Headland begins at MediaWorks Radio on 6 August.