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Sales Manager

Sales | London, United Kingdom | Full Time

Job Description

UK Online Sales Manager 

Want to join a company on the cutting edge of technology and travel? Want to be part of a fantastic  and fun company that’s revolutionizing the online travel advertising space?

Sojern are looking for an exceptional salesperson to join their fast growing, successful UK Sales team.

The ideal candidate will be hungry and determined. Someone smart, competitive and service-oriented. This person will enjoy the challenge of finding new business whilst being a strategic thinker with the ability to multi-task. There will be an element of travel when needed and you will be expected to contribute to all aspects of the business and have fun while doing so.

This is a fantastic opportunity to get involved with one of the most forward thinking, collaborative and exciting companies in travel. Sojern has been labeled "the most successful Big Data marketer in travel" and earned the fastest growing travel technology company distinction on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500.   

Venture backed by several of Silicon Valley’s leading VCs, Sojern has experienced significant year on year growth in the UA and has been expanding internationally since opening offices in London in January 2013.

The Role:

You will be a sales hungry experienced media sales professional with demonstrable success in developing, growing and managing online advertising accounts within the Travel and Online Advertising Industry. You will have a strong background in digital media sales and want to become part of a fast growing successful team.

You will manage the development of some of Sojern’s existing key strategic clients as well as initiating and developing new business with a strong focus on the UK.

The ideal candidate will be a strategic, creative thinker with the ability to work cross-functionally to develop scalable advertising product solutions for the category and assist in bringing these solutions to market via relevant relationships and superb selling skills.

You must have strong analytical and interpersonal skills, presentation and public speaking experience. The candidate must have a very strong understanding of ad-tech and more specifically display advertising, data-driven solutions and audience targeting. Grow revenue with existing strategic clients/agencies and acquire, develop and retain new clients.

  • Play a key role in developing and managing the advertising business for a limited number of very strategic, major travel brands with a strong focus on those operating in the UK.

  • Work cross-functionally with the rest of the sales team, product teams and US and Asian counterparts to develop relevant products and solutions for key client targets and their agencies.

  • Meet agreed revenue targets

  • Work closely with the in-house account managers/analysts to ensure the optimisation and optimum delivery of campaigns

What you bring to the table

  • 3+ Years experience in business development selling online media solutions    

  • Experience in the ad-tech industry with a solid understanding of performance marketing, RTB/SEM, attribution modelling, etc. is essential.

  • Appropriate experience, digital contacts within the travel sector is a huge plus

  • Consultative sales approach; intuitive with an engaging personality

  • Entrepreneurial spirit; exhibits strong self-management and sense of urgency.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

  • Proven ability to build consensus and work effectively with a cross-departmental team.

  • Exceptional writing and presentation creation skills.

  • Strong MS PowerPoint and Excel skills.

  • Salesforce experience very useful

Perks

  • Culture: Our team loves a good time

  • Snacks: Well-stocked kitchen

  • Opportunities: Training and support to help you grow

  • Ownership: Lead creative and challenging projects

  • Travel: Overseas offsites & spend time in our international offices