The Week Taps New National Sales Director

With ad sales at a premium, it’s more important than ever for publications to have a stellar sales team in place.

That’s why it comes as no surprise that The Week, the opinion and commentary magazine, has brought Timothy Koorbusch to lead its national sales team. Koorbusch, who formerly worked as New York sales director for the Sports Illustrated Golf Group at Time Inc., has joined The Week as national sales director, where he’ll lead the magazine’s print and digital advertising teams.

Prior to his work at the Sports Illustrated Golf Group, Koorbusch worked at Sunset magazine, Fortune, Fortune Small Business and National Review.

Full release after the jump


NEW YORK (January 27, 2010) — Timothy Koorbusch, formerly New York Sales Director for the Sports Illustrated Golf Group, has been appointed the National Sales Director at The Week. Koorbusch, a fifteen-year veteran of the magazine industry, comes to The Week just as the magazine was one of 10 titles named to Advertising Age’s “A-List.”

“Tim is a great addition to The Week’s sales team,” said Jed Hartman, Publisher. “His impressive track record will be invaluable as we look forward to our growth in 2010.”

While at the Sports Illustrated Golf Group, Koorbusch oversaw Golf Magazine, SI Golf +,, and the Inside Golf television show. He spearheaded several national programs and cross-platform partnerships and was responsible for a significant increase in market share and brand awareness for each of the group’s titles.

As the National Sales Director for The Week, Koorbusch will manage and lead the national sales team in both print and digital advertising sales.

Prior to working at the Sports Illustrated Golf Group, Koorbusch was the Northeast Regional Sales of Sunset Magazine from 2004 through 2007. Over the course of his career, Koorbusch has held positions at Fortune, Fortune Small Business, National Review and Country Homes/Country Gardens. Koorbusch earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration at New Hampshire College.