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Sales Account Director

As an Account Director of LADbible Australia you will be working within a fast-growing, award-winning social publishing company which has an enormous influence on a young generation.

Our community gives us unrivalled and unfiltered insights into what makes young people tick, plus a huge content distribution option that most agencies could only dream of.

Whether it’s sparking a movement – changing hearts and minds about big societal issues in collaboration with a brand – or imagining an innovative new way to launch a product to the masses – we find relatable ways to make young people listen up and engage. The variety of brands we work with makes it all the more rewarding.

The Role
LADbible Group reaches almost half of all Australians each month, and as a result we’re opening an office in Sydney to better service that audience.

An integral part of our Australian office will be our sales team, and so we’re looking to recruit a target driven and passionate Account Director. Ideally candidates will have previous experience working within social media, however strong experience from other platforms will be considered. 

Working as an integral team member of the dynamic LADbible Australia’s sales team, this client-facing role is focused on creating new business opportunities, and developing key existing relationships through your specified patch. The simple aim is to drive sales and increase the revenue and profile of LADbible Group.

Specifically, you’ll be required to:
• Explore new business opportunities bringing in a defined number of new clients or campaigns monthly within your patch.
• Be able to sell the full range of advertising opportunities (and develop new ones) based on client’s objectives
• Maximise coverage across your agency patch and build relationships with all key departments including strategy, planning, buying across multiple disciplines e.g. social, mobile, digital
• Create and develop a list of key target clients which you can develop and build into new and long term business
• Work closely with the General Manager to maximise the revenue opportunity within the agency group to meet and exceed targets and objectives
• Work alongside our industry leading UK based internal teams (Data Science, Marketing, Editorial etc..) to create and deliver pitches to potential clients to obtain new, or repeat, business opportunities.
• Develop and build key relationships with existing agencies to secure repeat business
• Fully manage the sale process and agency/client relationship from brief to execution
• Respond to briefs effectively and in a timely way, ensuring all criteria is delivered on
• Continually present new and innovative ideas
 
The right person will:
• Ideally candidates will have pre-existing contacts in Australia.
• Have experience of working with agencies with experience of both digital and social content platforms
• Demonstrate that you can sell to agencies (including proven relationships) and clients in the media space
• Have excellent negotiation skills to ensure maximum revenue from a client
• Understand the world of digital and use social channels e.g. Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat
• Show an aptitude to learn in a fast moving digital and social space with complex products
• Be prepared to put the time in and be happy working under pressure and to tight deadlines
• Relish seeing this time and focus convert to sales and revenue
• Be genuinely passionate about the LADbible brand
• Love working collaboratively and be a lovely person who will add value to the company

Darlinghurst, Sydney 2010

LADbible Australia

Interested?

Please email Joseph and Annie to apply for this role.

joseph.summers@ladbiblegroup.com
annie.bhagat@ladbiblegroup.com

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