Work with one of the largest media houses in India, take your career to a new high with the global exposure and experience.
Â Our client is among the top 3 most trusted newspapers in India, read by more than 30 million Indians.
It is one of the most renowned names in Indian media especially across North India.
They also host a multitude of media initiatives like Print, Digital, TV, Events and Radio Stations covering various states in the country to connect better with the locals.
Their website is one of the fastest growing digital news sites, where they have shown a growth in audience by around 200% in tier 2 and 3 cities and towns in India.
Â The 6 decade old media house was founded by a fearless and famous journalist and writer who has been felicitated with many literary awards.
Currently led by a team of experts and media professionals at its CXO levels, the publishing house has expanded to many digital and offline businesses under its roof, providing employment to thousands in India.
They have kept the flag high with their journalistic values and quality coverage of events throughout the world.Â As theÂ Digital Space Sales Head,your most prominent role is the leadership over the sales department.
You will oversee the day-to-day leadership of the department inclusive of goal setting, staffing, tracking against departmental and business goals, and team motivation.
Â What you will do : Working within the digital space and knowing how data is used to drive real-time relationships with users / audiences.
Knowing about how incremental growth is changing the face of the digital market and are open to challenging the current status around attribution models.
Responsibilities : Achieving significant revenue growth in Digital Media space by using general business acumen to uncover business needs and identify how Company's solutions can help clients achieve their business goals.
Coordinating internal resources for the preparation and delivery of objective based solutions for clients.Creating and delivering customized sales opportunities that address the client s compelling events and help them meet their goals.
Building relationships with key marketing, merchandising, and media decision makers within client organizations, while understanding the landscape and gaining account penetrationNegotiating and closing contracts with client s key decision makersBeing an effective communicator, motivational leader and having a good understanding of the role.
Â Candidate Profile : What you need to have : 15 years of professional digital sales and marketing business experience.MBA / BA / BS preferably in marketing or business with strong academic record.
Diverse client management experience (client side, ad solutions, direct marketing, agency experience).
Media preferred.Multi-disciplined marketer who is versed across channels; online, direct mail, catalogue, newspaper.Self-motivated able to identify opportunities, sell new business, and close sales.
Ability to assess client objectives and formulate communications strategy directly to those client objectives within display advertising.
Comfortable with consultative sales, solution selling and target driven sales position.Strong business and strategic planning acumen, strong negotiation skills.
Solid quantitative background with an understanding of analytic tools and techniques.Understanding of marketing program design, execution, and measurement.
Effective communication across multiple levels of an organization and able to work well in a team / highly collaborative environment.
Demonstrated sales and business development experience.Strong computer skills : Microsoft Office and sales management software (eg : Salesforce).
Comfortable at incrementally growing client accounts and revenue, not afraid to ask for the business.Strategic partner great relationship builder can engage a client with road map and vision and set and work towards and beyond key targets.
Can build relationships across multiple disciplines in the client organization including marketing, merchandising, media decision making.
Very comfortable at engaging with all levels of a business.Walks the halls enjoys the people aspects of the role.Detail orientated Enjoys the process of the sale and is detail focused.
Planning accounts helping internal and external stakeholders see the bigger picture and plan.Highly driven, motivated and ambitious self-starters.
Proactivity not reactivity.Curious to learn, passionate, accountable and focused on own personal development.
Skills : - Sales, Business Development, Revenue growth, Digital media, Leadership, Strategic planning, Relationship building, Negotiation, Effective communication, Sales strategy, Team Management and Digital Sales