Video Sales Manager, Ad Tech, London

Recruiter
Carrington Knight Associates
Location
London
Salary
55000.0000
Posted
16 Apr 2017
Closes
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

VIDEO SALES MANAGER

We are recruiting a highly driven Sales Manager who can demonstrate proven sales and account management history, as well as video and technology knowledge.

The candidate must have extensive media buyer/planner contacts at key UK agencies, preferably within broadcast AV teams, and be prepared to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment.

Responsibilities:

* Prospecting, researching, meeting, pitching and closing deals with key UK clients

* Driving awareness and adoption of the client's offering through agency and client education

* Presenting client's offering in a thought out way in 1:1 situation, and to larger groups

* Providing innovative solutions to our client’s business problems

* Negotiating and closing deals

* Overseeing campaigns from inception through to completion, and feeding back detailed post campaign analysis

* Staying up to date with industry developments and trends

Experience:

* 2-3 years of proven digital media sales experience, preferably online video experience

* Knowledge of UK TV market dynamics, preferably broadcaster experience

* Experience of pitching and closing UK media agencies, EMEA is a plus

* Strong track record of performance against targets

* Ability to open new business and revenue streams including cold calling

* Excellent communication skills

* Self starter, intuitive, strategic thinker, persistent and highly motivated

* Strong knowledge and opinions on some of the issues that are likely to face the industry over the next year or so

* Understanding of agency trading desks and the impact of those on independent advertising companies

* Solid understanding of the video marketplace, and the role of video within the wider mix

* Good contacts across agency groups