Bloomberg Media Sales - Account Director – Singapore
Posted Nov 3, 2022 - Requisition No. 111183
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The Account Director – Singapore is responsible for leading conversations in Singapore across key established and growth verticals, focused beyond media sales at a full range of services from strategy to creative, content, communications and in-market activations. Based out of the Bloomberg Singapore office, the Account Director nurtures and grows the Bloomberg share of business from existing relationships and develops new business within the markets. As well as delivering on a personal sales target, the role requires collaboration and sales contribution towards a regional digital programmatic revenue target with business.
We will trust you to:
- Deliver the sales revenue target with compelling pitches and proposals
- Identity prospects across Singapore to develop new business relationships and opportunities
- Manage relationships and sales activity with key clients / agencies, coordinating multiple resources to close sales and deliver campaigns
- Develop strong and trusted relationships with client and agency senior management and through all levels in these organisations to maximise revenue opportunities and position Bloomberg as preferred advertising partner
- Engage with colleagues in international offices to exchange ideas, share information and update account information
- Provide regular sales updates and forecasts to your Line Manager on current revenue and sales pipeline - using Salesforce on a daily basis as a CRM tool
- Develop a strong relationship with our existing partners for the Bloomberg business in the market and manage these key client relationships to achieve the best results for the business
- Develop new ideas and uncover market intelligence across the region for Bloomberg Media sales and stakeholders
You’ll need to have:
- 8+ years Singapore and/or regional advertising experience in an international media brand setup
- B2B experience in a direct sales revenue generating role
- Direct experience in liaising with, and managing, media agencies and clients
- Experience in presenting and pitching strategic sales proposals to senior external and internal stakeholders
We would love to see:
- In-depth knowledge of the media industry and a self-starting well rounded approach
- Well-developed consultative selling skills and the ability to build relationships with key contacts in client and agency organisations are also critical capabilities
- Ability to effectively multi task, account manage, strategise and develop business
- Great communication skills in English, a pro-active and entrepreneurial mindset
- Collaboration mindset and being able to work well in teams across borders
Does this sound like you?
Apply via our careers website! If we believe you're a good match, we'll get in touch with you to let you know the next steps.
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