Full Time Job

Manager- Social Media Sales


London, United Kingdom 07-06-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Discovery's International Digital Sales Team.

We are looking for a talented Manager - Social Media Sales to help deliver our ambitious revenue growth targets across our International Digital Brand Solutions business.

Your primary role will be to Identify and develop new business through a digital social sales strategy.

Working to secure outstanding digital client solutions against a globally renowned portfolio of content properties, including Discovery, Eurosport, Discovery Golf, GCN, TLC, Now This and The Food Network et al.

Core Responsibilities
• Delivering against a digital revenue target, through generating new business sales activity.

• Identify, establish and win long term new business via an international digital social sales strategy.

• Prospecting, pitching and delivering new clients to the business.

• Identify digital monetisation opportunities across Discovery's International Sport and Lifestyle platforms and properties.

• Social Platform partnership management, the point person for all direct commercial relations with the major platforms, working in parallel with Discovery's social editorial teams.

• Working closely with the Director of Digital Brand Solutions Sales to grow the international digital business.

• Productising Discovery's International social solutions and delivering on client requirements.

• Being the lead expert, Internationally in Discovery's social media client solutions.

Additional Responsibilities
• Acting as a digital ambassador internally and externally within a global content business.

• Client management, central contact for all client servicing and campaign management activities.

• Representing Discovery International to external stakeholders and advocating our business within the industry.

• Attending key industry events and feeding back market intelligence, trends and impacts.

Role Requirements
• Extensive, demonstrable new business sales experience across social platforms.

• Strong experience in selling and delivering digital audience first solutions to Tier 1 global brands and advertisers.

• Proven track record of reaching and exceeding revenue goals.

• Strong understanding and experience of the EMEA or APAC advertising markets.

• Digital expert – strong market knowledge, comfortable with delivering a consultive solutions sell to savvy clients.

• Self-starter and hungry to develop the business, an imperative.

• Ability to work under pressure, autonomously and within a complex, global business.

• Passionate about the digital ecosystem and securing new business.

• Outstanding pitch and presentation skills, comfortable at selling at all levels of stakeholders (internal and external).

• Client relations, experience in building lasting credible relationships with key clients and agencies.

• Previous Global Media Owner / Digital Marketing Agency experience – desirable.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rj8x01-3-236-84-188-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Discovery, Inc. is the global leader in real life entertainment. We serve passionate fans with content that inspires, informs, and entertains, providing leadership across deeply loved and trusted brands, such as Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, HGTV, Food Network, and Travel Channel.