Sales Account Director- Content Marketing & Native Distribution

Location
London
Salary
£45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive commission & benefits
Posted
08 Nov 2016
Closes
08 Dec 2016
Ref
LJ-4425
Contact
Laura Brazil
Discipline
Media
Specialism
Digital
Sector
Online
Business Type
Service Provider
Seniority
Senior Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

Sales Account Director- Content Marketing & Native Distribution

London

£45-60k plus very competitive commission

This role represents an exciting opportunity for an individual to join an ambitious and growing digital sales team, working across a defined agency patch

This senior sales role is working for an amazing content marketing business, and following a huge announcement of a major network agency investing in their business they are now seeking to expand their sales team in London.

They are seeking an experienced sales person to rep teams in UK agencies driving revenue across this platform through content recommendation and effective distribution

Why should I want to work there?

This is a really crucial and exciting time to move into this space as advertisers are wanting to make sure that the content being created for them (by publishers and creative agencies) is effective. This business can now help creative briefs and inform on what should be created, based on real time content consumption data. They can spot gaps in client's content and also recommend what they do have to distribute.

The Company

Launched in 2010, this leader in content marketing and native distribution provides a programmatic native demand-side platform to agencies and clients, offering end-to-end solutions for marketers to understand brands content, provide content insights, manage distribution and dynamically feed the best content into the most effective native format.

Friendly and hard-working team with a native product offering like no other. This is a rare opportunity to join a business that has a unique proposition undergoing expansion and in turn is being well received.

Key Role Responsibilities:

The primary elements of the role include selling the proposition, managing key accounts and improving service and quality of the company across established media agencies. You will be a proactive, bright and motivated individual, with a strong work ethic and willingness to go the extra mile. As a face of the company, you will be prominent in positioning this business as a leader in content distribution, and service within the industry.

  • Creating new business opportunities within UK agency patches. This requires this digital sales person to proactively expand on existing agency relationships by identifying new opportunities and building new connections.
  • Working with the Sales Director and Account Manager in responding to briefs, from both the media planning/buying teams as well as trading desk and content creation arms.
  • Working on proactive proposals with the additional AM, to inspire client teams
  • Working to educate all core agency teams on native advertising and content distribution, and evangelising this space

Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years' experience within the digital advertising sales space
  • A natural at consultative selling.
  • Key agency contacts, across major media buying agencies
  • A personable, outgoing individual, who enjoys building relationships and is keen to socialize and network with clients and partners
  • Someone who is keen to learn and progress, and is invested in their career
  • An individual who enjoys being part of a close-knit team
  • Numerate in all MS Office packages, including excel and powerpoint. Knowledge of Apple Mac usage is a plus!