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Sales Director – Midwest

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You’re a tech-geek at heart and a professional communicator, problem-solver and relationship-builder. As a fast learner, forward thinker and first mover you’re one step ahead of the rest. You always keep an eye on the needs of your clients and an ear to the ground of your markets. You’re a relentless organizational mastermind and enthusiastic about all things tech, innovation and data. If you aren’t multi-tasking, it means you’re under-challenged, and having less than 35 unread emails in your inbox makes you feel lonely.

Your Mission

  • Identify and evaluate advertisers and agencies with potential to benefit from Sociomantic’s solutions in the Midwest region
  • Lead from-the-front hunting in a competitive marketplace, targeting highest value new business and delivering it into the Sales Pipeline
  • Draw up formal offers and contracts (manage product mix, pricing and margins according to agreed aims)
  • Report on the status of sales processes with regards to both existing and potential customers on a regular bases
  • Plan and prioritize personal sales activities and customer/prospect contact towards achieving agreed business aims, including costs and sales – especially managing personal time and productivity
  • Maintain and develop existing and new customers through appropriate propositions and ethical sales methods, and relevant internal liaison, to optimize quality of service, business growth (cross- and upselling opportunities), and customer and satisfaction
  • Attend and present at external customer meetings and internal meetings with other company functions necessary to perform duties and aid business development
  • Plan and manage personal business portfolio/territory/business according to an agreed market development strategy
  • Participation in industry trade events and other marketing initiatives
  • Attend training to develop sales knowledge, techniques and skills

Your Track Record

  • 2+ years’ experience in Sales/Account Management in the display advertising or performance marketing sectors with relationships in the Chicago/Midwest market
  • Strong industry expertise in online media, marketing, DSPs and retargeting
  • Degree in business, economics, marketing, communication or similar, or equivalent business experience
  • Extensive business network and solid references in both local agencies and direct brands
  • Fluency and strong communication skills in both written and spoken English
  • Other languages beneficial
  • Strong interpersonal communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills with a proven track record of sales success
  • Ability to “translate” complex technology processes into meaningful solutions that address business needs

Your Style

  • You don’t like being thrown in at the deep end. You like to jump yourself
  • You mesmerize people with a friendly and open-minded, yet trustworthy and reliable personality
  • You think in achievements, not in departments, responsibilities or hierarchy
  • As a quick learner, first mover and fast thinker you can keep pace with one of the fastest growing technology start ups
  • You are driven by curiosity and innovation, and always up for a good challenge

Our Promise

  • Full-time employment in our New York office, full of fun challenges, with flexible working hours
  • A competitive compensation and incentive plan that rocks when you rock
  • Personal development and training that will help you evolve from the pro you are right now to the champ you’re destined to be
  • Daily adrenalin rushes while working and learning in one of the fastest growing sectors in online advertising
  • Access to an international high-profile network
  • Business trips across our target markets to conquer the advertising world
  • A company culture driven by pioneer-thinking and talent that exceeds departments and hierarchies

The challenge is on. If you think it’s you we’re looking for, send us your battle plan along with a certificate of your super powers. Alternatively, a motivational cover letter and resume in English will do, too. For now.

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