Marketing/ Sales Director

Our client is looking for an experienced Marketing/Sales Director to  sell a new product. The individual should be a sales leader with a proven record of leadership and marketing success. The Marketing/ Sales Director’s job should lead to strong revenues, client retention and rapid growth. 

 

 

Qualifications / Requirements

  • Previous outside sales and business development experience
  • Strong analytical aptitude with ability to gather data from multiple sources, manipulate data and summarize key takeaway and action steps.
  • Advanced Excel skills required for analytical nature of job.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong prospecting and cold calling skills
  • Excellent work ethic
  • Ability to multi-task
  • MAC/PC Skills
  • Tech- and internet-savvy (Google, LinkedIn, Yahoo!, etc.)

Responsibilities

  • Business Development and relationship with customers.
  • Understand needs and wants of the customer and present these to executive leadership team.
  • Pilot new product development assuring relevance and appeal and resonance of marketing strategies.
  • Pinpoint marketing strategies that will increase market share, while complying strategies at client, retail and consumer levels.
  • Comply with margin goals by stating a balance between price positioning, trade and consumer promotions.
  • Building advertising opportunities with local and national businesses.
  • Supporting support for sales team, entering agreements and monitoring receivables.
  • Marketing efforts such as networking events and other key marketing activities to grow customer pipeline.

Background

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Media Communications or related field of study; or any equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience.
  • Minimum 8 years work experience in out of home media within a corporate marketing department or with an ad agency as a senior level media sales and planning executive.
  • Solid experience in out of home media –online digital media and display advertising on both a national and local level is a big plus.