Director, Sales

 

Are you are a self-starter who loves to engage with new people, build relationships and have a firm understanding of media, marketing and technology? Icon Media Direct is looking for a Director of Sales to help take us into our next phase of growth.

The Director of Sales will work closely with our VP of Marketing, EVP of Client Services, and CEO to develop an overall sales strategy and lead the pitch process to mine, develop and win new business. This person will have the opportunity to help reshape the overall sales process and make an impact on the future growth of the agency. The ideal candidate will be collaborative, strategic and possess strong written, verbal and analytical skills, as well as a proven track record of success.

About Icon Media Direct:

Icon Media Direct is a leading brand response media agency obsessed with maximizing ROI for our clients. We are a group of experts in media, technology, relationships and analytics working together to consistently exceed our clients’ expectations. With over 17 years of experience, we pride ourselves in the deep relationships we have built with our clients, partners and employees. Headquartered in Sherman Oaks, CA, Icon Media Direct strives to be an employer of choice, offering competitive benefits and compensation, true work/life balance, and a fun, energetic company culture. We are an organization, truly focused on the growth of our team. With in-depth leadership training, strengths-based coaching and mentorship programs, we foster a culture of continual development and positive collaboration.

Job Duties Include, but not limited to:

  • Build relationships between agency and key prospects, understanding business needs and challenges
  • Develop and maintain key prospect list
  • Pursue and close key sales opportunities
  • Lead presentation/pitch strategy and develop pitch decks with Marketing 
  • Develop responses to requests for proposals (RFPs) and requests for information (RFIs)
  • Collaborate closely with executive team to develop and lead sales strategies 
  • Attend trade shows and events as needed

Qualifications:

  • Experience managing sales process, establishing sales metrics and establishing performance benchmarks
  • Solid understanding of the media, marketing and advertising industries
  • Excellent listening and negotiating skills
  • Exceptional and effective written and verbal skills
  • Strong presentations skills, demonstrating an ability to lead with confidence, establish interpersonal connections and deliver results with passion and enthusiasm
  • Possesses the ability to analyze and evaluate sales effectiveness: methods, costs and results
  • Self-starter who can work autonomously, as well as in a team environment

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a business-related field required; MBA preferred
  • 7+ years of agency or tech B-to-B sales experience 
  • Microsoft Office suite at an advanced level

Other Considerations: 

  • Salary based on skills and experience
  • All skills will be tested upon interview
  • All applicants are subject to background checks and offers of employment will be pending the verification of information listed on application
  • All applicants will need to provide a list of professional references

Icon Media Direct is an Equal Opportunity Employer

**NO RECRUITERS OR PHONE CALLS PLEASE**

 
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