Director of Sales-NY (Social Sales Experience Required)
Sales | New York, NY, United States


Who you are:
  The right person has a distinct passion for social media and social media technology and its clear promise for marketers. S/he understands the social media technology landscape, understands the needs and mindsets of marketers and has a world class and current rolodex of top marketers at Fortune 500 brands. S/he is an entrepreneurial player-coach who has successfully developed and implemented regional sales strategies and thrives in a fast-paced startup environment.
  The ideal candidate will have a positive reputation in the marketplace and will be known as a creative seller; someone who is much more than a salesperson - a true partner to clients who can identify market opportunities and respond with valuable solutions. A true sales strategist, leader and visionary.
 
Experience:
-5-10+ years of direct experience selling a combination of social media platform technology, social media and integrated digital media solutions to senior executive buyers at major brands, advertising agencies and PR agencies required.
-Consistent track record of achievement in accelerating/maximizing sales revenue and profitability across multiple platforms.
-Successful history selling into the entertainment, technology, consumer electronics, lifestyle, automotive and healthcare verticals. 
-Superb verbal, written, and interpersonal skills, including outstanding persuasion and presentation skills, with the skill to communicate up and down an organization.
 
Responsibilities:
-Identify and target key accounts and major prospects across brands and their agencies. Establish and build effective relationships to convert and sign the top prospects.  
-Achieve personal and regional sales and revenue targets.
-Develop regional sales strategy and build out sales and sales support teams when appropriate.
-Provide client and product feedback to executive team and product team
 
Education:
-Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree preferred.
A competitive compensation package including salary, commission and equity will be granted to the successful candidate.
 

 



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