Creative Sales Manager

Operators

Mainland Europe

Description

Position Summary & Objectives

This role will be the driving force behind our Creative Services (CS) program. The CS program is essentially a unit within the marketing team that acts exactly like a creative agency i.e. we sell and produce creative assets and productions needed by our customers in their marketing efforts.

This role reports to the Marketing Manager and is not a managerial role.

This role will involve frequent travel.

Main Responsibilities

  • This is a role where you pro-actively meet with our existing customers to pitch the creative services we offer. The candidate must be able to listen and analyse their needs to produce a high quality creative brief that meets or exceeds their expectations.
  • The candidate will work alongside the Creative Services Lead managing clients‰Ûª wishes, controlling project development and completion. With the goal to expand the Creative Services program and department to provide a high quality service for building our Client‰Ûªs business partner approach.
  • Essentially, this position is sales and business development in a creative agency style.
  • Strategy and Business development
  • Identify needs and drive CS strategy
  • Competitive research
  • Pricing and positioning in the market
  • Pro-actively drive sales efforts, evangelize and sell CS services towards existing customers
  • Present and pitch directly to customers
  • Ensure sales support material for CS services are created and updated
  • Raise awareness of CS towards both customers and key internal stakeholders
  • Source lead opportunities together with Account Management team
  • Identify the real needs and expectations of the customer and translate this into a high quality creative brief
  • Financial and administrational processes
  • Ensuring sales targets are met
  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Tracking and monitoring project costs
  • Working with finance department to insure proper billing and invoicing
  • Creating and maintaining templates such as creative briefs, estimates/quotes, order forms
  • Setup and monitor performance KPI‰Ûªs to showcase ROI development over time
  • Understand creative studio needs and processes
  • Communicate and develop projects directly with Creative Services Lead
  • Acknowledge project status, resources and execution of creative briefs within set deadlines and budgets.
  • Continuous communication with customer, project updates and handling of out-of-scope requests

Requirements

In the role as Creative Sales Manager we expect a minimum of 5-7 years of relevant experience working with sales in the marketing and advertising industry. Experience in the online gaming industry is a strong preference, but not requirement.

We are looking for a candidate who has strong work ethic complemented by a positive, energetic can-do attitude. You must have a high level of initiative combined with a high level of discipline to execute and deliver. Outstanding communication skills and ability to work with many stakeholders simultaneously towards a common goal is essential. To do a great job, you need to manage time and prioritize effectively as well as demonstrate an ability to cope with a high-pace, complex and changing environment.