Sales Director – Media & Entertainment | New York City, NY
We are seeking an experienced media sales executive with a passion for SaaS, media data analytics, technology, and developing new markets. The mission of the Sales Director – Media & Entertainment is to meet and exceed the revenue targets for the media & entertainment marketplace. This person will be an inspirational sales leader with intensity, discipline, maturity, drive, high integrity, and strong business skills. This role is located in New York City and will report directly to the Chief Revenue Officer.
The most critical deliverables include:
- The attainment and overachievement of revenue and customer acquisition goals
- Creating and executing the sales expansion strategy for the media and entertainment market
- Build, lead, and manage the media & entertainment business
- Assume accountability for results and responsibility for meeting/exceeding agreed upon sales and margin targets
- Provide leadership to refine sales approach and influence overall go-to-market strategy
- Lead demand-gen activities in conjunction with marketing, sales operations, and strategic partner resources to build and grow pipeline
- Contribute to company management:
- Partner with the executive team to develop and refine the media and entertainment strategy
- Bring new ideas, insights, and methods from past successes and current trends
- Share and collaborate with the product development team on potential client features, functionality and new products
- Ensure that cielo24 is delivering on customer needs and expectations
- Deep media technology and data analytics SaaS experience closing $100K+ recurring deals with emerging and established media companies around the world
- Long-standing industry relationships especially focused on media production and monetization in all aspects of the video media ecosystem
- Strong sales and business development experience with a demonstrated track record as a top performer throughout his or her career
- Experience in creating and refining the story and the sales pitch working with product, marketing, operations, and other teams
- Deeply familiar with the principles of digital marketing, sales automation, and the broad ecosystem of marketing technology
- Strong enterprise software sales background (SaaS CRM, Business Intelligence, Analytics)
Personal Attributes and Values
- Self-aware, transparent, collaborative, and open to feedback
- Has initiative, self-driven, passionate with strong work ethic
- Analytical ability to quickly tease signal from the noise, identify solutions and prioritize execution
- Drive to spend time with customers and prospects vs. spending time in the office
- Experience working within an evolving and entrepreneurial, high-growth company & culture
- High level of energy, dedication and an unrelenting drive to succeed and win
- Absolute commitment to client service and customer satisfaction
- Unquestionable integrity, credibility, and character
- Business travel is just a regular part of your life
The cielo24 mission is developing next-generation media experiences (contextual video with media insights) to help clients maximize the value of their media content. We deliver media data, searchable captions and insights at scale for large media platform partners in the online education, enterprise, news, and entertainment markets.
Located in beautiful downtown Santa Barbara, with an office in NYC, we’ve fostered a culture that values teamwork, making an impact, and doing whatever it takes for our customers.
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