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Business Development Manager

9GAG

9GAG

Sales & Business Development
Hong Kong · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Business Development Manager

Hong Kong - Remote

About the role

In view of our business expansion, 9GAG is looking for an aggressive individual with an entrepreneurial mindset to join us as the Business Development Manager to maximize our commercial opportunities and commercial product development. This is a business development + sales role, commission-based, and works remotely in Hong Kong.

Responsibilities

  • Actively secure new revenue and identify new business opportunities by means of heavy prospecting with focus on 9GAG’s media platforms.

  • Deliver revenue targets by closing engaging partnerships and managing these partnerships through to close.

  • Develop strategic sales outreaching strategy, whitelist and prioritise sales prospects, develop proactive proposals and follow-through potential leads.

  • Working closely with Account Management, Social, and Operations teams from developing campaign ideas to proposals, and from product sell-through to campaign execution in the various markets.

  • Work closely with the Social team to identify and translate market patterns into actionable product insights.

  • Developing and nurturing relationships with clients and agencies

  • Work alongside the Account Management team to ensure optimal and timely proposal creation and execution, including inventory forecasting, media trafficking, and ad ops follow-up.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in a related discipline.

  • 3+ years experience in a client-facing and sales role in digital media publisher / media agency category, regional experience preferred.

  • Sales experience in the gaming industry is desired and exposure in the web3 industry would be a big plus.

  • Good understanding of Social Media platforms and the content trends in the market.

  • Strong grasp of Keynote, PowerPoint, and Excel.

  • Good project management skills. Deadline driven.

  • Decision-making oriented & able to quickly react to changing environments.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, excellent grasp of English.

  • Knowledgeable of the latest digital advertising trends and fast-paced social media scene.

  • Strong self-discipline and a sense of ownership.

  • Moderate travel.

Benefits & Perks

We take care of our teammates to take great care of themselves and their families so we all can perform our best at work!

  • 100% remote work

  • 25-day paid time off, 20-week maternity, 8-week paternity, plus family/pet care, marriage, birthday Leave, and more.

  • US$1.5M Health insurance per teammate

  • Life insurance

  • Home Office Setup Allowance