Director of Digital Platform Sales & Development

Confidential Company  •  Chicago, IL

5 - 7 years experience  •  New Media

$100K - $140K
Posted on 09/21/17 by David Honig
Confidential Company
Chicago, IL
5 - 7 years experience
New Media
$100K - $140K
Posted on 09/21/17 David Honig

What does your day look like?

The Director of Digital Platform Sales & Development will prospect, penetrate and create new media relationships client direct, via agencies and retail merchant contacts. They will meet with retailer teams monthly to coordinate activities and find new leads to call on. The Director of Digital Platform Sales & Development Cover assigned accounts on an annual basis by calling all agencies and contacts at the brand. They will drive media deals to closure and retain and grow revenue from existing advertisers. The Director of Digital Platform Sales & Development will understand the full digital platform product offering and tools to help build relevant solutions for advertisers. And the Director of Digital Platform Sales & Development will strategize with Partner Management team to uncover additional selling opportunities for Branded Retail Partner via the brand/vendor community.

So will really succeed here?

  • Prior working experience for a well established online retailer (such as Amazon Media, Triad/Walmart, Target, Best Buy etc.) selling retailer media programs to brands/vendors.
  • Extensive knowledge of the retail media ecosystem and great contacts with the largest brands sold through retailers
  • 5 – 7years of experience in selling digital & online media to brands and agencies
  • Demonstrated consistent track record or achieving and exceeding sales targets
  • Strong track record of success prospecting, generating new business and growing existing business
  • Proven consultative selling skills, able to identify and distinguish unique value proposition
  • Experience successfully selling into the retail environment is required
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, as well as written and verbal communication
  • Experience with Salesforce as well as Microsoft Office suite of products
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced, dynamic team environment
  • Travel ~20%-30% or as required for agency, brand, retail or tradeshow visits


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