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Sales Director (Digital Media)

Company: Aki Technologies
Location: Bentonville
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Aki Technologies is powering the future of retail. Aki, now an independently operating Inmar company, empowers brands and retailers to reach people by targeting pivotal moments in the consumer journey with personalized advertising. With four personalization patents, Aki's award-winning technology dynamically tailors ads at the moment based on region, weather, buying preferences, and other historical and present factors. This ensures a more relevant ad experience that drives stronger campaign results. Akis culture is based on integrity, balancing grit with efficiency, while bringing heart to what we do.
Aki is looking for a talented and strategic Sales Director to join our Midwest Team. In this role, you will have extensive agency and / or brand contacts and possess deep knowledge of the digital advertising landscape. You will drive Akis value proposition with industry leading/cutting edge technology and be responsible for sales efforts with both strategic and target accounts.
You will be responsible for the long-term development of business relationships with senior executives at agencies and brands in the assigned region. You will identify, source, pitch, define, negotiate, close and manage digital advertising revenue. This is an incredible opportunity to join an exciting and growing mobile adtech startup! What you will be doing:

  • Build awareness and adoption of the companys unique business proposition with agencies through client presentations, connections, and creative outreach.
  • Leverage business development and sales skills with ongoing relationship management at both major agencies and national brands.
  • Partner cross-functionally to drive revenue growth and execute company goals.
  • Hit or exceed quarterly / annual sales targets.
  • Prospect new clients, including the ability to qualify and close new accounts.
  • Prepare for and manage business meetings with clients ranging from agency-level to C-level clients.
  • Develop a sales strategy and business plan for generating revenue through premium direct sales to brands and agencies as well as RFP agency business.
  • Outstanding communications skills including negotiation skills and ability to engage in exemplary consultative selling skills.
  • Provide excellent customer service to clients with clear communication, attention to detail and a positive drive for results.
  • Develop strategies for optimization and proactively identify opportunities for upsell and partner growth.
    Requirements:
    • 5+ years of relevant experience in digital advertising sales, mobile is a big plus.
    • Knowledge of and established relationships within the digital advertising industry - ideally both client direct relationships and at agencies.
    • In depth understanding of the digital media landscape and consumer behavior.
    • Proven collaboration skills, with ability to achieve sales results.
    • Self-starter / Hunter mentality able to tackle new clients or territories.
    • An entrepreneurial mindset creative thinker, self-motivated, results-oriented, and passionate.
    • Experience in navigating preferred partnership deals with agency partners and/ or brands directly.
    • BA/BS degree.
    • Team player who is willing to wear many hats.
      About Aki: Founded in 2015 by mobile advertising veterans, Aki has 150 employees with offices in New York, San Francisco, Chicago, LA, and Mexico City. Our mission is to advance moment marketing, in partnership with brands and agencies, to deliver better consumer experiences and revolutionary business results.
      Through moment marketing, Aki delivers personalized advertising that aligns with consumer preferences and ad receptivity in the moment across mobile, desktop, connected TV and digital out of home. Leading brands, including Amazon, Johnson & Johnson, Target, Toyota, and Taco Bell use Aki our mobile ad targeting and optimization to dramatically improve impact on awareness, engagement and in-store traffic.
      To learn more about Aki Technologies, visit www.a.ki.by Jobble

Keywords: Aki Technologies, Springdale , Sales Director (Digital Media), Executive , Bentonville, Arkansas

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