Digital Sales Director – Premium Publisher
Sales Director LA (Westcoast)– Premium Global Digital Publisher
(Competitive base salary and sales commission plus benefits – this is an Individual Contributor role)
My client is an International Digital Publisher with a respected editorial voice and agenda-setting content. We are looking for a hungry, hyper-connected and consultative media sales professional. The ideal candidate will have excellent media agency contacts with LA agencies, particularly trading desks at the Top 6 Holding Company Agency Networks. The ideal candidate will have an excellent understanding of all areas of digital advertising – programmatic, video, native, etc and brand partnerships.
They Westcoast Sales Director should have an active network of contacts at media agencies and various brands at marketing decision makers at brands. Competitive salary plus comms plus benefits make this a compelling proposition.
Sales Director profile:
We are seeking a hunter salesperson, proactive, consultative and a lateral thinker. My client is looking for well connected, consultative and cerebral salespeople to join the business. You will have the ability to fashion opportunities from scratch, building long-term relationships and evangelising about our client’s offering to agencies and clients with the aim of securing RFPs and building meaningful long-term trading relationships with the Top 6.
Black book of client contacts in Media Agencies and Brand Advertisers – demonstrable networking within major local advertising & media agencies on the west coast
- Experience working at a reputable publisher, ad-tech business, media agency trading desk with great first-hand knowledge of the US and particular the West Coast digital advertising industry
- Excellent understanding of the digital ecosystem from video, programmatic advertising, native ads, partnerships. etc
- Strong ability to prospect, source proactive leads, drive and influence high-value conversations with media agencies and marketing decision makers at brands, selling, monitoring, negotiation, closing and reporting skills.
- Ambitious, Desire to work in a global ever evolving fast moving business going places
- Entrepreneurial spirit – the ability to hustle and work with clients to build opportunities that match their needs and help solve their business problems
- Sociable and a team player – someone who also knows how to have fun alongside working hard and create strong bonds internally and externally